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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


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.

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Surveying Principal, Vice-President


Principal, Vice President   |   New York State Licensed Surveyor, Lic. #49629Bachelor 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. 

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. 

Mr. Zell is also a proud member of the Hurley Lions Club.



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