Richard A. Butkus, Jr.
Richard A. Butkus, Jr. brings over 25 years of experience in diversified consulting services, leadership and management in the professional land surveying industry. Beginning his career with Control Point Associates, Inc. in 2006, Richard has been involved with major projects and developing creative ways to employ new technologies on traditional surveys. Richard was instrumental in the continued growth of the firm through the expansion of client services, technology and systems implemented to create efficiency and value added services. Richard facilitated the expansion of the company from the original two offices in Warren, NJ and Chalfont, PA to include new branches in Southborough, MA; Boston, MA; Mount Laurel, NJ; Manhattan, NY; Albany, NY and Hauppauge, NY. Doubling the market coverage in addition to expanding services nationally.
Paul Jurkowski has been in the land surveying industry for over 36 years, for the last 24 years he has been committed to Control Point Associates, Inc. Jurkowski has managed over 3,500 projects during his career at Control Point. Jurkowski is a vital role in creating and maintaining quality control procedures for the field and office. Jurkowski brings Control Point a strong background in construction, large developer projects and large residential subdivisions within all stages of development.
James C. Weed, P.L.S.
Jim Weed has been an active member in the land surveying industry for over 15 years. Jim joined Control Point Associates, Inc. in 2009, bringing expertise with Construction Stakeout Services, Expert Testimony and Geodetic Control Surveys. Jim has partnered with large commercial developers such as Lifetime Fitness, Target and Walmart.
Kenneth Stigner, P.L.S., P.P.
Ken Stigner is a licensed professional land surveyor in five states with over 40 years of experience in nearly all types of survey projects. Over the course of his career his work has ranged from topographic and site surveys for the development of schools, neighborhoods, and commercial complexes to detailed survey and mapping work for new roads, subway tunnels, and underground utilities—among dozens of others. Ken is the surveyor of record for may well known properties such as: The World Trade Center Complex, which included transfers of interests between numerous agencies for property interests for the new tower, the memorial and other buildings, boundary surveys for both the new and old Yankee Stadiums, the new Brooklyn Arena, John F Kennedy Airport, LaGuardia Airport and numerous other parcels.
Gerard DiTrolio is the Chief Financial Officer of Control Point Associates, Inc. – leading the company in financial, human resource and information technology matters. Gerard is Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant, bringing more than 25 years of experience to our firm. In addition, Gerard spent the majority of his career in management roles in the business and professional services industries, most notably with Automatic Data Processing and Siemens Business Services. He is also the former Chief Financial Officer of Whitestone Associates, Inc., an environmental and geotechnical engineering and consulting firm. Gerard brings strong operations, process and business management experience to Control Point and drives people, process and technology enhancements within the organization to improve operational efficiency and strengthen support to our clients and employees. Gerard holds a degree in Accounting from Rutgers University.
Andrew Choffo is the Vice President of Human Resources for Control Point Associates. Andy provides oversight to Control Point Associates employee relations; talent management and acquisition; policy and procedure development; compensation and benefits programs; training; and organizational growth and development. Andy has worked in several industries during his career. He holds the titles of certified Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resource Certification Institute and Senior Certified Professional from the Society for Human Resource Management.
John Lynch, P.L.S.
John Lynch has been with Control Point Associates, Inc. for over 20 years of his 30 years of experience within the land surveying industry. As Director of Survey, John ensures all quality control guidelines are followed and implements a zero tolerance policy for deviating from company norms. John conducts in-house seminars to advance training and overall competency of field and office personnel. John brings extensive experience with ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys to all markets within the land surveying industry.
David Hines brings over 16 years of expertise in the land surveying industry. David has extensive experience with ALTA Surveys, Boundary, Location, and Topographic Surveys, and 3D Laser Scanning. David has worked closely with private and commercial developers and large organizations such as Amtrak, SEPTA, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Drexel University. David currently serves as Vice President and Secretary of the Bucks County Chapter of Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors. David brings strong leadership, coordination, and creativity to the Control Point Associates, Inc. team.
Michele Bruder is Director of Business Development and Marketing at Control Point Associates, Inc. Ms. Bruder brings over 25 years of corporate level management experience. She is adept at driving sales and developing strategies for revenue growth from existing and developing markets. In her current role, Ms. Bruder leads a team of highly motivated individuals who share her passion for helping the firm grow. Ms. Bruder’s team develops proposals, marketing materials and prepares presentations for existing and prospective clients. In addition, her role includes the supervision of the evolution of the firm’s website and company newsletter. Ms. Bruder works closely with Principals of the firm in the preparation of business plans for the branch offices; disseminating core values to new and existing employees and carrying out strategic initiatives.
Robert Pinzon, Director of IT, has an extensive practical knowledge of information systems, hardware and software testing, network support and technical support. Robert continually implements improvements and efficiencies to all of Control Point’s locations. Leading the Research and Development team, Robert continually challenges today’s technology to ensure our clients are provided with the most user-friendly and intuitive deliverables possible.
Dawn F. McCall, GISP
Dawn F. McCall, GISP has been a Geographic Information Systems Professional for over 25 years. She has extensive knowledge in GIS and Land Records with experience in project management, database management, and systems integration. Dawn has over 13 years dedicated to facilities and land-related issues relating to GIS integration. Dawn is actively involved in many GIS and Surveying professional organizations including the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (MAC URISA), the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), and the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NJSPLS).
Gerry Holdright, P.L.S.
Gerry Holdright has been an active member of the land surveying industry for over 15 years. Gerry came to Control Point Associates, Inc. with a wide-range of knowledge of Creation and Discontinuance of Street Layouts, Construction Layout, Geodetic Control, GPS Procedures, Subdivisions, 3D Laser Scanning, Boundary Surveys, Photogrammetric Mapping, Deformation Monitoring and Zoning Changes. Gerry previously participated as an active role with the planning and project management for Harvard University and he has also worked extensively with MassDOT.
Jody Lounsbury, P.L.S.
Jody Lounsbury has over 29 years of experience in all types of survey applications, including more than thirteen years of experience with a wide variety of laser scanning applications. Jody has worked along with Leica Geosystems and other software manufactures for the last eleven years, developing and refining workflows integrating laser scanning and conventional survey data, as well as beta testing and reviewing software. Jody also assists with the development of internal training procedures for the collection, integration, transmission, and storage of laser scan data. Jody has provided surveying and 3D laser scanning related services for local, state, and federal agencies including NYSDOT, PANYNJ, NYCDDC, NYCEDC, KAPL, NYSTA, NYCDOT, NYSOGS, National Park Service, AMTRAK, and MassDOT. He has also worked with private entities including Norfolk Southern Rail Corp, CP Rail Corp, and Sikorsky. Jody has written extensively on 3DLS and its applications and been a repeat guest speaker at state and international conferences on the topic including SPAR Point Research, Hexagon, New York, New Jersey and Vermont Land Surveyors, AIA, NYSATE, and Bentley.
James D. Sens, P.L.S., P.P.
James D. Sens, P.L.S., P.P. has extensive and diversified experience in all aspects of professional land surveying, geospatial and consulting services. As Branch Manager of Control Point Associates, Inc.’s headquarters office location in Warren, New Jersey, James is actively expanding its growth in public market sectors and propelling Control Point’s success to new heights through continued staff development, mentoring and maximizing the latest technologies. James demonstrates a proven track record of client satisfaction through his long term relationships with diverse client base, providing such services such as but not limited to; Topographic, Boundary and Location Surveys, ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, Construction Layout Services, 3D Laser Scanning, 3D Modeling and GIS/Asset Management.
Greg Sawulski has been involved with the land surveying industry for over 15 years. For the past 7 years, Greg has been a dedicated Project Manager of Control Point Associates, Inc. Greg works extensively throughout the 5 boroughs of New York City with developers such as BFC, Toll Brother and NYCEDC. Greg’s extensive knowledge consists of Boundary and Topographic Surveys, ALTA Surveys, Interior Surveys and Building Monitoring.
James R. Aiken, II, P.L.S., P.E.
Being the son of Land Surveying business owner, James Aiken has been raised in the land surveying industry and been actively working in the industry for the past 23 years. Jim has managed projects in numerous industries including traditional land development, wind, solar, and natural gas. He has been a presenter at continuing education programs for boundary and ALTA surveys. Having both a Professional Engineer and a Professional Land Surveyor licenses allows Jim to bridge the gap between the two industries to assist in all aspects of a project. As Branch Manager of our Chalfont office, Jim focuses on his diverse clients by providing high-quality work, on time and within budget.
Don Sweeney, P.L.S.
Don Sweeney has been a licensed NJ surveyor since 1991, with almost 35 years of experience in the field of surveying. What started out as a summer job while studying Finance at The Pennsylvania State University became a career. Upon graduation from PSU, Don began as a Party Chief and worked his way up to Project Manager in a few years. Three years after obtaining his surveying license, he opened up DP Sweeney & Associates, serving the title industry throughout the State of New Jersey. After 25 years in business, Don decided it was time to apply his years of managerial and surveying experience with a larger firm capable of scaling the incredible technological innovations he has seen during his professional career. Having started with a transit and tape, being part of an organization on the cutting edge of the profession, using scanners and drones, Don brings an old-school approach to the profession, while embracing all the new tools to complete the job.
Allan Mahoney, Senior Geospatial Manager, has over 30 years of experience in the land surveying industry, with numerous survey projects encompassing 3D Laser Scanning, ALTA Surveys, Topographic and Boundary Surveys, Legal Descriptions and Easement Preparations. Allan has extensive knowledge in Laser Scanning and BIM/3D Modeling in the commercial, education and institutional industries located throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and North America. As Senior Project Manager, Allan has been at the forefront of Mobile LiDAR technology, responsible for ensuring best practices are followed by instituting quality assurance procedures and continually researching new technologies and ways to implement Mobile LiDAR technology as a beneficial solution to the project goal of our clients.
John A. Alcorn
John Alcorn has 24 years of experience within the land surveying industry and has been with Control Point Associates, Inc. for the last 14 years. John’s specialties include Title Issues, Construction Stake out and ALTA Surveys. John works extensively with commercial, retail, residential, pharmaceutical and financial developments. John has previously partnered with AutoZone, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Albert Einstein
Michael Tubertini has been in the land surveying industry for over 20 years. Michael has extensive knowledge in all phases of the land surveying industry including but not limited to field work, calculations, deed research, and plan preparation using various CADD systems. Michael has worked with state highways, railroads, subsurface utility location & as-built surveys, aerial photo control, topographic surveys, residential developments, and large tract outbound surveys. Michael has also performed construction layout for highways, utilities, infrastructure, dams, residential subdivisions, and commercial sites.
George Phillippi has over 15 years’ experience in the land surveying industry specializing in 3D laser scanning. George worked on different laser scanning project throughout America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, West Indies and on offshore rigs. George started his career as a Field Tech and worked his way up to Field Services Manager to Project Manager. George has extensive knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry, laser scanning several different types of refineries, power generation facilities, offshore platforms & FSO’s and chemical plants
Hunter Picard is an experienced land surveying professional with an education and background in many aspects related to the field such as Land Law, Conventional Survey, Construction Layout, 3D Scanning, Aerial/Hydrographic Mapping, GPS, GIS, Land Design, and the use various CAD programs. Hunter has managed and worked on projects of all types and sizes for federal, state, and municipal public agencies, as well as projects for private developers from residential properties to large commercial sites. He is currently the Project Manager for Control Point Associates NYC office and oversees the planning and completion of projects by directing both field and office staff, ensuring work is performed to high professional standards and delivered in a timely manner.
William Whimple, P.L.S.
Bill has over 30 years of experience in the land surveying industry. His extensive knowledge includes boundary, topographic, wireless, utility, ALTA surveys, forensic, 3D laser scanning, hydrographic, GPS control, and railroad surveys. Bill is a licensed land surveyor in Connecticut and New York.
Brett Rissmiller has been involved with the land surveying industry for over 15 years. As a Project Manager, Brett provides high-quality survey documents to Control Point Associates, Inc.’s diverse clients. Brett has vast experience performing Boundary Analysis, Reviewing Title Commitments, Department of Transportation ROW plans, Preparation of Metes and Bounds Documents, Preparation of Subdivision/Consolidation Plans along with knowledge of flood elevation certificates, Boundary and Topographic Surveys and Construction Stakeout Services.
Gregory Dessi has been involved with the land surveying industry for over 19 years. As a Project Manager, Gregory has been instrumental in providing quality-controlled survey documents to diverse clients. Gregory has worked extensively with Boundary and Topographic Surveys, ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, 3D Point Cloud Modeling, and Right of Way Surveys.
Raechel Klein, a progressive Business Operations Manager with strength in driving performance, reducing inefficiencies and a passion to motivate employees. With over 10 years of experience working in operational roles and over 5 years with Control Point Associates, Inc. Raechel has facilitated and provided the support necessary for overall company expansion and market growth to all of Control Point’s offices. Operational tasks include implementing all relevant statutory and mandatory requirements associated with operating worldwide and working within the framework of the company’s core values, as well as promoting Control Point’s mission statement. In addition, Raechel works closely with Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Transportation Security Administration to ensure vital security measures are in place for our field personnel.
Lisa Rennie brings over 15 years of Revenue and Billing Management experience to Control Point Associates, Inc. In this role, she is responsible for managing Billing, Contract Management, and Accounts Receivable. Lisa’s primary focus is on optimizing and enhancing efficient processes and procedures to meet the business’ needs, as well as Client requirements. She brings strong process driven results and the ability to implement technology enhancements with seamless execution. Lisa provides the leadership team with reporting tools to ensure they have the ability to identify trends and instituting continuous quality improvement initiatives to assist in company growth.
Felice Rudolph brings over 8 years of experience in accounting and finance to Control Point Associates, Inc. She most recently worked in the advisory department of a public accounting firm, helping clients with their accounting/finance needs in various industries. At Control Point, she is responsible for managing the accounting, finances, and deliverables of the company. Felice obtained her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The College of New Jersey, and is currently a CPA in the state of New Jersey.
Bob brings over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance to Control Point Associates, Inc. He has extensive financial planning and analysis experience in a variety of industries including retail, publishing and professional services. At Control Point, he is responsible for providing financial guidance and data analytics to leadership, field management and corporate teams. Bob obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Monmouth University.
Laurie Brown brought with her 12 years of agency recruiting and management experience and the passion, tenacity and drive to successfully establish the recruitment department within Control Point Associates. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Centenary University and then joined the recruiting world from the agency side. Coming from that diverse world of recruiting, focusing on multiple industries simultaneously, allowed Laurie the chance to quickly make a positive impact on the quality of hires and reduce turnover drastically. Her persistence and efforts across multiple recruitment channels has resulted in the addition of over 100 new hires poising Control Point for the growth and expansion coming in the years ahead! Supporting all locations within our footprint, Laurie partners with each branch on all staffing needs and succession planning for training and devevlopment. Laurie is always expanding her efforts and coming up with creative ideas and new outlets to keep the momentum on finding the best and brightest in the industry to join Control Point Associates.