Mary Ann Heesters

Mary Ann Heesters

Commercial Real Estate Team //



Mary Ann joined Patterson-Woods in 2008.  She focuses on business sales, retail leasing, investment sales and tenant representation.  Previously, Mary Ann was Deputy Director, Alcohol Beverage Control Commission in Delaware where she oversaw control of the manufacture, barter, possession and sale of alcoholic beverages in the state.  Her responsibilities included streamlining the licensing process, managing three units in the agency as well as initiating server training to licensed facilities.  Mary Ann also operated Mid-Atlantic Wine Company, the first wine auction company in Delaware.  Mary Ann brings to Patterson-Woods an expertise in contract negotiations as they pertain to issuing and transferring liquor licenses for sales and lease transactions.

Mary Ann’s business background in the food, beverage and hospitality industry brings significant value to Patterson-Woods.  Her professionalism and expertise have been consistently demonstrated through the quality of service she provides to our clients.

Born and raised in Delaware, Mary Ann received a BS in Business Administration form Goldey Beacom College and a Paralegal Certification from the University of Delaware.  An active community member, she volunteers regularly for Meals on Wheels and the Delmarva Life-Saving Team as well as local parish events.


Professional Affliations/Designations:

  • Commercial-Industrial Real Estate Council of New Castle County (CIRC)
  • Delaware Real Estate Salesperson Licensee
  • Tri-State REALTORS’ Commercial Alliance

Representative Clients:

  • Grow & Learn, Middletown DE
  • Claire’s Fashions, Inc, Wilmington DE
  • Cantwell Tavern, Odessa DE
  • Johnson’s Grill, Newark DE
  • Dead Presidents Restaurant, Wilmington DE
  • A&G Subs, Wilmington DE
  • Lamberti’s Cucina, Wilmington DE
  • Rebel Restaurant (formerly Ameritage), Wilmington DE
  • Skyline Lounge, Pike Creek DE
  • Carney’s Pub, Milltown & Wilmington DE
  • Cape Wine & Spirits, Lewes DE
  • Mona Lisa Restaurant, Wilmington DE