Here at B&L, not only are we grateful for our long-standing clients, 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.
Engineering Principal, President
DENNIS M. LARIOS, P.E.
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, 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.
Dennis proudly joined the YMCA Board of Directors in 1979 where he chaired numerous committees, and was President of the YMCA Board of Directors in 1998-1999. He continues to serve the “Y” in various capacities.
He also served on the Board of Directors of The Kingston Hospital Foundation from 1984-1993, and on the Board of The Kingston Hospital from 1993-2001, serving as President in 2000-2001. He was honored by the Kingston Hospital with the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
Dennis further served on the Boards of The United Way, Ulster County Chamber of Commerce (Treasurer), and currently serves on the Board of Montrepose Cemetery Association (President and Treasurer).
Surveying Principal, Vice-President
CHRISTOPHER J. ZELL, P.L.S.
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 3,000 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 almost 50 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.
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. He has also worked extensively on Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation projects since 1986, and has been overseeing the surveys of many hundreds of acres for Farm Hub in Hurley, NY. These on-going projects are just a few among many other corporate, municipal and residential projects like RUPCO, Scenic Hudson Land Trust Inc., 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.
Mr. Zell is also a proud member of the Hurley Lions Club and serves as a Board Member for Wiltwyck Cemetery.