BRINNIER and LARIOS, P.C.
Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors                                                Since 1956
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About Brinnier & Larios, P.C.
Here at B&L we believe in building both client and employee relationships with longevity.  We are not only grateful for the long-standing client list we've maintained over the past 58 years, but we are also very proud of our hardworking staff, many of whom have been with us for decades. 
 
We believe longevity says something about the way we run our business; with respect, integrity and loyalty.  So, please meet our personnel and know that as we work on your project, it will be our pleasure to treat you in the same regard.
Principal, President   |   NYS Licensed Professional Engineer, Lic. #58747
Bachelor of Science Degree - Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University College, 1976

As a Senior Project Engineer, Mr. Larios was responsible for a wide range of Public Works Projects from planning to design and construction supervision. Dennis has served as company representative to several major municipal clients, including: Town of Ulster, City of Kingston, Ulster County Community College, Ulster County Department of Public Works, Kingston City Schools Consolidated, Pine Hill Water District, Village of New Paltz, Village of Rhinebeck and the Town of Marlborough. Notable projects performed under his direct supervision include Dietz Memorial Stadium in Kingston, the upgrade of the Kingston Wastewater Treatment Facility, Marlboro Wastewater Treatment Facility, Wallkill Wastewater Treatment Facility, Ulster Water Treatment Facility and Wastewater Treatment Facility,
Christopher J. Zell, P.L.S., Vice President
Principal, Vice President   |   New York State Licensed Surveyor, Lic. #49629
Bachelor of Science Degree – Math, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1972

Mr. Zell, as a Principal of B&L has certified over 2,900 surveys; and since he began in 1972, has worked on over 6,000. Surveys have been completed for public, private, residential, municipal and corporate clients, varying in size from small city lots to multiple-parcel, 750+ acre land conveyances, subdivisions and lot-line revisions. 

With over 40 years’ experience, Mr. Zell has completed innumerable title surveys, construction surveys and stake out, topographic surveys, hydrographic surveys, land planning and subdivisions and ground control for aerial photography. 
Dennis M. Larios, P.E., President
Engineering
John Davidson, B.S.C.E., P.E.
SR. PROJECT ENGINEER
NYS Licensed Professional Engineer, Lic. #069975
Employed with B&L since 1993
Allan Dumas III, P.E., M.B.A.
SR. PROJECT ENGINEER
NYS Licensed Professional Engineer, Lic. #061854-1
Employed with B&L since 2005 
Richard Ruth III, P.E.
SR. PROJECT ENGINEER
NYS Licensed Professional Engineer, Lic. #066672
Employed with B&L since 2006
SR. PROJECT ENGINEER
NYS Licensed Professional Engineer, Lic. #074790
Employed with B&L since 1995
William "Bill" Pine
Bill Graduated from Cook College (A Division of Rutgers University) in 1980, with a B.S. Degree in Natural Resource Management. He joined Brinnier and Larios, P.C. in 1982 as a survey Rod Man. He worked in the Survey Dept. for 10 yrs, as a Rod Man, Instrument Man and finally as a Crew Chief. He then was asked to move to the Engineering Dept. as a CAD Draftsman. Bill currently heads the CAD Dept. and handles most of the in-house IT issues.  
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Walter Eckert
SURVEY CREW CHIEF
​Employed with B&L since 2007

Peter Cross
Joseph Mihm, M.S.C.E., P.E.
SURVEY FIELD CREWMAN & WETLANDS BIOLOGIST
Employed with B&L since 2003


Alan Hoyt
CAD OPERATOR
Employed with B&L since 2004

Drafting, Ulster County Community College

STAFF:    Engineers   |   Survey Crew   |   Office   |   Inspectors
Margaret "Peggy" 
Livermore
Peggy joined our firm in 1979 and is our Engineering Department's administrative assistant.  Peggy prepares all our contract specifications/reports and is responsible for all the office work associated with our projects from their initial commencement until project closeout.  Email Peggy
Heidi May Emrich
Heidi joined B&L after 5 years experience in various aspects of the film industry. Bringing her organizational skills to our front desk, Heidi aids the survey department with job estimating, project preparation and some occasional drafting. Heidi also manages our graphics and web design. 
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Brinnier & Larios, P.C. ® 
67 Maiden Lane   |   Kingston,NY 12401
845.338.7622
Bachelor of Science Degree - Civil Engineering, Lafayette College, 1983
Masters Degree - Business Administration, Marist College, 1996

Mr. Dumas is a New York State Licensed Professional Engineer. He joined Brinier and Larios, P.C. in 2006 and has been responsible for both public and private sector projects. Work has included: design of water treatment, supply and distribution systems; design of wastewater treatment and disposal systems including both on-site wastewater disposal systems and wastewater treatment plants; major realty subdivision designs; NYSDEC permitting; preparation of site plans; preparation of Chemical Bulk Storage, Spill Prevention Reports, preparation of Petroleum Bulk Storage, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plans; design of public swimming pools; preparation of various Best Management Practice Plans, and preparation of various technical reports. Mr. Dumas has a strong expertise in NYS Department of Health and Department of Environmental Conservation requirements. He was previously employed as a Public Health Engineer with the Ulster County Department of Health from 1985 to 2006. During his tenure with the County Department of Health, he was also responsible for overseeing all Environmental Health Programs as the Director of Environmental Sanitation. Email Allan
Bachelor of Science Degree - Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineer Option) University of New Hampshire, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, 1987.

A New York State Licensed Professional Engineer, Mr. Davidson was previously employed as a Public Health Engineer with the Ulster County Health Department from 1987 to 1993. He was chiefly responsible for overseeing all Public Water Systems in Ulster County. 

Mr. Davidson joined B&L in 1993 and has been responsible for both public and private-sector projects. Work has included: design of water treatment, supply and distribution systems; design of wastewater treatment and disposal systems including both on-site wastewater disposal systems and wastewater treatment plants, water distribution system modeling, stormwater drainage modeling, preparation of site plans, and preparation of various technical reports. Mr. Davidson has a strong expertise in New York State Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation requirements. 
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Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science-State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh, 1981

In 1983, Mr. Ruth joined Brinnier and Larios, P.C.. During this time he was responsible for the preparation of design drawings and calculations while assisting with the execution of construction contracts involving municipal water, sewer systems and treatment facilities.  This also included preparation of site designs for private and commercial development, and contract execution for municipal projects which consisted of preparation of technical engineering reports, stormwater modeling and drainage system design, pumping system design, concrete and highway design.  He accepted a positon with the NYSCDEP in 1992 and was promoted to Sr. Project Manager in the Environmental Programs section.  Mr. Ruth rejoined B&L in 1995.  

As a NYS Licensed Professional Engineer, he is responsible for all aspects of engineering design, contract preparation, permitting and execution in numerous municipal, commercial and private capital construction projects. Mr. Ruth is currently in charge of design for all Village of New Paltz water, sewer infrastructure and public works projects.  Email Rich
Graduate of Clarkson University, BSCE in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1979, MSCE in Civil Engineering, 1981

As Senior Project Engineer, Mr. Mihm has overall responsibility for design and construction of both private and public sector projects. Work has included the design of water distribution systems, sanitary sewers, storm drainage systems, highway construction, water supply planning, stormwater drainage modeling, preparation of site plans, groundwater remediation reports and various Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and general environmental studies.

Previously, Mr. Mihm held a management and engineering position with a large international design firm. He has over 25 years of specialized environmental engineering and construction management knowledge in site remediation, hazardous waste management and design-build project delivery.  Email Joe
Surveying
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In 2013, Paul graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University, where he was an active member in the Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society. Following MSU, Paul continued his education in a one-year Master of Engineering (MEng) program at Cornell University with a major in Water Resources & Environmental Systems Engineering. While at Cornell, Paul worked on the design team for Agua Clara, a program that designs and builds sustainable, gravity-powered water treatment plants in Honduras and India. Paul obtained his EIT designation after passing the FE exam in 2013. 
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Paul Larios, E.I.T.

PROJECT ENGINEER
Employed with B&L since 2014

After 3 summers of interning with B & L, Paul is now on the full-time staff as a project engineer. 
Paul Vogt
RESIDENT INSPECTOR
Employed with B&L since 2015
CAD COORDINATOR
Employed with B&L since 1982

A life-long resident of Kingston, NY, Bill enjoys hunting, fishing and photography. A talented wildlife and sports photographer, Bill is a member of the MaxPreps Photographers’ Network of professional high school sports photographers.
Before joining Brinnier & Larios, P.C., Mr Hoyt was employed for over 2 Years as a Draftsman with Graphic Techniques, Inc., and spent 20 years as a Draftsman/CAD operator with Marpac Industries, Inc.. Now, Alan servers B&L as a CAD Operator with experience with AutoCad, Autodesk Land Desktop as well as PTC’s Pro-Engineer. Email Alan
ADMIN ASSISTANT -ENGINEERING DEPT

With B&L since 1979
RECEPTION
ADMIN ASSISTANT - SURVEYING DEPT
With B&L since 2012

Ryan Schroeder
Rhinebeck Village Sewer System, Port Ewen Sewer System, New Paltz Reservoir Expansion and Upgrade, Albert Gruner Field, and Whittier Wastewater Treatment Facility.

Mr. Larios has supervised major sanitary sewer projects in the City of Kingston specifically, including: infiltration and inflow studies, combined sewer overflow analyses, wastewater treatment facility upgrades, sanitary replacement and separation projects, pumping station upgrade projects, and new sewer collection system areas. 

Mr. Larios is a member of the American Water Resources Association, Water Environment Federation, NYSSPE and American Society of Civil Engineers.
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Mr. Zell has supervised and coordinated all surveying and stake out work done by Brinnier and Larios, P.C. at the IBM Kingston Facility since 1983 and has also worked extensively on Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation projects since 1986 among many other corporate, municipal and residential projects like RUPCO, Scenic Hudson and others.

​A member of the Mid Hudson Land Surveying Association, Mr. Zell also belongs to the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors. 
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CAD OPERATOR
Employed with B&L since 2014
Inspectors
Lisa Flynn
Lisa joined B&L with over 20 years’ experience in office management, bookkeeping and accounting. She also runs a successful home-based, direct sales business and has worked for 4 years as an advocate for children’s mental health needs, about which she is still passionate. At B&L she oversees the financial end of our business. Email Lisa
BOOKKEEPER

With B&L since 2016
Michael Short
SURVEY CREW CHIEF
​Employed with B&L since 2017

Jordan Arnold
SURVEY FIELD CREWMAN
Employed with B&L since 2017


Gary Hoff
RESIDENT INSPECTOR
Employed with B&L since 2015