Raymond L. Redniss, PLS
Professional Land Surveyor:
New York #49429
Member of Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Member and Editor, CT Survey and Map Standards Advisory Committee
Young Mariners Foundation
Stamford Land Conservation Trust
Stamford Harbor Management Commission
Surveyor of the Year, CALS
University of Connecticut
Raymond L. Redniss is Principal Surveyor of Redniss & Mead, Inc., a land use consulting firm specializing in land use, engineering, surveying, environmental consulting, urban design and site planning.
Mr. Redniss joined the firm in 1962 as a student draftsman and Rodman. Today, as principal land surveyor, his primary responsibilities encompass the general management and quality control of all survey projects. His specific responsibilities include preparation of detailed legal descriptions and air rights; conveyance mapping; research and opinions on tidal and riparian rights; reconstruction of boundary lines both through record descriptions and the evidence of possession; and, representing the firm and the profession as an expert witness on survey, boundary, and land use matters.
In his over 40 years of experience, Mr. Redniss has been involved in the surveying and planning of much of the major development of downtown Stamford, including: Stamford Town Center, Landmark Square Complex, Park Square West, First Stamford Place, and is currently overseeing the survey coordination and processing for the Harbor Point Development.
Mr. Redniss has also been involved with many development projects throughout the Fairfield and Westchester County area. Most recognizable of those is the Merritt Seven Complex in Norwalk. His involvement on this site has included the relocation of 2,300 feet of the River, detailed surveys and construction control; and comprehensive permit processing at the local, state and federal levels.
Mr. Redniss has been a Director of the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors, Inc. since 1980, President in 1993 and 1994 and continues to serve on the Board as a Past President. In those capacities he has been involved in writing, co-writing or editing publications such as: Connecticut Law Pertaining to Surveying and Boundaries; Connecticut Boundary Law (The Surveyor’s Role); the current Standards for Surveys and Maps; and, in conducting seminars for the continuing education of land surveyors, regional Bar Associations, law firms and title companies. He has served as a Land Boundary and Use Consultant for many major law firms, title insurance companies and development entities.
In 1995, the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors selected Mr. Redniss as Surveyor of the Year. He is currently serving as a member of the CALS Code Revision Committee, the Survey and Map Standards Advisory Committee, and the Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors of the Department of Consumer Protection.
In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Redniss is actively involved in recreational sailing and boating. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Young Mariners Foundation, an organization dedicated to the education of under-served kids in Stamford, and the Storm Trysail Club, a world-wide organization of experienced ocean sailors. He has also served on the Board of the Stamford Yacht Club, is a member of the Royal Ocean Racing Club and volunteers with the Stamford Land Conservation Trust and the Sierra Club.