GdB is an industry leader providing geospatial services to A/E/C professionals, government agencies, and the general public. GdB has been ranked as one of the top 100 geospatial companies throughout the United States by Point of Beginning magazine (www.POBonline.com). GdB has been awarded the 2017 SmartCEO Long Island Future 50 Award, recognizing the firm as one of fifty of the fastest growing mid‐size firms on Long Island. GdB was recently inducted into the ArcGIS Online specialty, which is reserved for only the most competent GIS users. GdB is also a certified ESRI Business Partner, which exposes us to the latest GIS technology, and ESRI developers.
GdB is a DBE and WBE certified firm. This woman-owned business was formed in 2010 by Christine Gayron, LS and Gregory J. de Bruin, LS, PE. A few years ago, Christine and Greg added Jason Graf, LS to the executive board. Together, Christine, Greg and Jason bring more than 60 years of combined experience in Land Surveying, Civil Engineering, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
The staff at GdB consists of 60 professionals including 11 licensed Land Surveyors, one of whom is also a licensed Professional Engineer. GdB operates two offices servicing all of New York State, with headquarters in Melville and a branch office in Honeoye Falls. We run about a dozen field crews daily and our office technicians are proficient in CAD and GIS. Every project is managed by a licensed professional. Equipment and software used include the following: Leica ScanStation P50 Long Range 3D Terrestrial Laser Scanner, TopCon RD-M1 Scanner, Leica Robotic Total Stations, Digital Levels with invar rods, Leica dual frequency GPS Systems, AutoCAD, MicroStation/InRoads, Civil 3D, Carlson Survey and Carlson Civil, Depthsounder with HyPack Software, ESRI ArcGIS. GdB specializes in production of plans employing as much customization and automation possible, the output being various agency CAD requirements. We have systems set up to work natively with the specific symbology standards set forth by a variety of clients. The result is seamless data integration resulting in time and cost efficiencies.