DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. -
News 5 has learned a local real estate developer died Friday morning while fishing on Dauphin Island. Friends of Bernie Heggeman tell us he was fishing in the surf when his boat got loose and he may have drown while trying to retrieve it. So far, no details have been released by the Coast Guard. The exact cause of death is under investigation.
This is the bio listed on his company's website: Bernard J. Heggeman, III
Son of the company's founder, Bernie has been affiliated with Heggeman Realty for 33 years. Educated in the parochial school system in Mobile , he holds a B.S. Degree in finance from Auburn University . His professional affiliations include memberships in the Mobile County Board of Realtors, The Alabama Association of Realtors, The National Association of Realtors, The Mobile Commercial Real Estate Exchange and The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).