Foster-Healey Leominster Office
Ernest Vandergriff, also known as “Van”, retired from the Massachusetts Department of Correction after a 28 year career. Having begun as a Correction Officer, Van rose through the ranks eventually retiring as the agency Chief of Staff. Van brings in excess of 25 years of supervisory and managerial experience to his current career in real estate.
A four year veteran of the United States Army, Van served with the 173rd Airborne Infantry Brigade in Vietnam as well as with the 10th Special Forces Group at the former Fort Devens Army Base. Van has lived in the Fitchburg/Leominster community for the past 40 years along with his wife Jacqueline who recently retired from the Montachusett Home Care Corporation as a Licensed Social Worker.
Van is an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan and also enjoys golf, fishing and reading.
Associate of Science degree in Law Enforcement - Mount Wachusett Community College
Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice - Westfield State University
2006-2015 - Top Producer Award
2008 - Nominated for the Fitchburg "Community Hero Award" for public service
GRI, CBR, e-PRO
12+ Years with Foster-Healey Real Estate
Areas of Specialization
Buyers and Sellers agent for Residential Properties
All of North Central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire