About Us

A sense of community, a devotion to excellence—these are what makes us Heatherwood.

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The Heatherwood Difference

We’re a family-owned company on a mission to create high-quality places that inspire a genuine sense of community. From our welcoming leasing staff to our friendly maintenance team, we take care of our residents from their first moment with us.

Our Mission Statement

To invest in the power of relationships to create great spaces where people feel at home, able to realize an elevated lifestyle and enjoy a genuine sense of community.

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Our Values

Our four core values have shaped our corporate culture since the very beginning. Integrity, fearlessness, commitment, and enthusiasm—these are the guiding principles that drive every business decision we make and influence how we treat our residents, employees, and partners.

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Our History

Founded in the 1950s, Heatherwood has been a mainstay in Long Island real estate for decades. Today, we have a portfolio of over 30 residential and commercial properties in prime locations, from Brooklyn to the Hamptons.

Heatherwood Through the Decades

See how our company has expanded from constructing homes to building and managing rental and commercial properties.

  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • 2000s
  • 2010s
  • 2020s


Under the leadership of owner Donald Partrick and Stanley Neisloss, Heatherwood makes its mark in the construction industry, building 7,000 homes across Long Island, NY.


Heatherwood opens its first apartment community—Heatherwood House at Port Jefferson Apartments—in 1962. It continues to expand, opening up its first golf course, the Heatherwood Executive Golf course (1963) and six apartment communities on Long Island, including Hampton Bays Town and Country (1966), which remains the largest apartment community in the Hamptons to date.


Heatherwood opens three Long Island communities: Colony Park (1970), Villas at Pine Hills (1976), and Lakeside Village (1979). It also opens up its second golf course, Pine Hill Golf (1970).


Heatherwood opens its first commercial property, Crossroads Executive Center in Islandia, in 1981. This is followed by the construction and launch of four commercial properties and four apartment communities, including Norwich Gate in Oyster Bay (1982) and Pine Hills South (1987).


Heatherwood opens 1393 Corporate Center (1990) and Spruce Pond apartments (1997).


Heatherwood opens two rental properties: Mirror Pond (2001), Southwood 48 (2003), Hillcrest II (2005), Gerard Street (2005), and Medford Pond (2006). Heatherwood also opens two senior communities: The Meadows at Valley Stream (2000) and Dutchgate Condominiums (2009).


Heatherwood enters the NYC rental and commercial market with its first apartment community in Brooklyn, 568 Union Avenue (2011). It also opens Tower 28 in 2018, the largest residential tower in the outer NYC buroughs at the time of opening.


Heatherwood launches its new Heritage brand luxury residences with Heritage Spy Ring Golf Club and begins reimaging its existing portfolio.

Our Leadership Team

Meet our team of executives who are driving our mission to create places where people feel at home.

Douglas Partrick

Douglas Partrick is a second-generation developer, owner, and operator, and is the current principal and sole owner of Heatherwood. Mr. Partrick has over 50 years of experience working on developments throughout Long Island, Long Island City, and Brooklyn. He is committed to building upscale residential rental communities, commercial properties, and luxury urban spaces. He has run Heatherwood on the principles of exemplary service, striking design, quality construction, and appreciation for natural beauty. It is his commitment to these principles that has made Heatherwood one of the most highly regarded leaders in the industry. Heatherwood has built over 11,000 housing units in Nassau and Suffolk counties, Brooklyn, and Queens, and has constructed and managed two world-class golf courses on Long Island.


We apply our decades of experience and expertise to create places that are communities at heart. We strive for excellence, as evidenced by the accolades our company and communities have earned over the years.
Company Awards

2021: Top Long Island Work Places Award, Long Island Press

2014: Top Rated Award, Apartment Ratings

2019: Top Work Places Award, Newsday

2005: Gerard Street Huntington recipient, Smart Growth Award

Community Awards


  • LIBI Gold Award for Active Adult Rental Module Design and Build


  • LIBI Gold Award for Moderate Rental for Active Adult Rental Module Design and Build


  • LIBI Platinum Award to Tall Oaks for Leasing Center Excellence

  • LIBI Gold Award to Lakeside Village for Community Recreation Center

  • LIBI Gold Award to Heatherwood House at Patchogue for Community Recreation Center

  • LIBI Gold Award to Colony Park for Community Recreation Center

  • LIBI Gold Award to Hillcrest Village for Community Recreation Center


  • LIBI Silver Award to Spruce Pond for Project Signage

  • LIBI Silver Award to Spruce Pond for Media Ad

  • LIBI Silver Award to Spruce Pond for Excellence in Overall Community Rental

  • LIBI Platinum Award to Spruce Pond for Sales/Leasing Center Landscaping

  • LIBI Platinum Award to Spruce Pond for Leasing Center Excellence

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Careers at Heatherwood

At Heatherwood, we believe our people are essential to creating transformative experiences for clients. Our culture is centered on creating an environment driven by integrity, teamwork, and high-quality performance. Find your next meaningful step with us.

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In the News

See where Heatherwood has been featured in the media.

September 15, 2023
Why are these folks gathered in West Hempstead?

Heatherwood hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on for a West Hempstead project 3 years in the making.

September 7, 2023
Huge Heatherwood project starts in West Hempstead

Commack-based Heatherwood Luxury Rentals plans 428 units at its 481,000-square-foot project at 111 Hempstead Turnpike.

October 6, 2022
Heatherwood Grows Again

Commack-based Heatherwood Luxury Rentals recently opened Heritage Spy Ring Golf Club in South Setauket.

October 1, 2022
$31M rental project in Manorville advances with IDA help

A planned apartment complex in Manorville is being assisted with economic incentives from the Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency.

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Connect with Us

We’d love to hear from you. Get in touch with our team to learn more about our premier properties or company.


58 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy

Suite 100

Commack, NY 11725

(631) 234-1600