About us

Heartwood Home is a fully integrated real estate acquisition, development and construction firm focused on New England properties. We were founded to locate and develop residential communities throughout Connecticut.

As a locally focused and community-minded home builder, our construction approach provides built-in value for our homeowners. Heartwood Home utilizes premier materials and products to provide our customers with architecturally distinct, comfortable and energy efficient homes

Our Mission

  • Inspect what we expect
  • Hold ourselves and our Trade Partners accountable for exceptional workmanship
  • Provide unique architecture that promotes overall community value
  • Communicate consistently with urgency and accuracy
  • Lower utility costs through Energy Efficient Construction
  • Improve our customer service and quality every day
  • Work in unison with our Trade Partners to provide an exceptional customer experience

Do it right or don’t do it at all!

Robert Landino

Robert Landino is the current CEO of Center Earth LLC, a full service consultancy and concrete construction company serving the Connecticut market. He also serves as President of Heartwood Homes based in North Haven, Connecticut.

In addition, Bob is also the founder and former CEO of Centerplan Companies. He has directed the development of more than one million square feet of real estate development, construction management and oversight including retail, healthcare, industrial, residential and urban mixed-use projects.

Bob has focused his professional career on the planning, design, and construction of real estate development throughout the United States. He has worked directly on a variety of urban and mixed use developments, healthcare developments, residential communities, industrial complexes and hotels. Local hiring, employment diversity, and minority contractor inclusion has always been a priority, and Bob works with his partners and team members on these areas.

Prior to his involvement at Centerplan, Bob was the President and Chief Executive at BL Companies, an Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500 Architect & Engineering firm with offices throughout the northeast and mid-Atlantic states. he co-founded the firm in 1987, when it began as a two-person consulting practice. BL Companies grew to employ more than 250 professionals and support staff located in seven offices. BL Companies has twice been named one of the nation's 500 fastest growing privately held firms by Inc. Magazine.

Bob also served three terms as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives until his retirement in 2000. He represented the towns of Clinton, Essex, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook, and he served as House Chairman of the Banks Committee and Vice Chairman of the Planning and Development and Finance Committees. Bob received a B.S. in civil engineering in 1983, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in several states, including Connecticut. He is extremely active in his community and has been fortunate enough to be involved in multiple Chambers of Commerce, various civic groups, and community organizations that aim to promote and enhance the populations they serve. Bob has won numerous awards throughout his career, including Business Person of the Year by the New Haven Chamber of Commerce.

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