Redniss & Mead Acquires Surveying Firm Ryan and Faulds

Press Release

STAMFORD, CT [May 12, 2015] –Land-use consulting company Redniss & Mead, Inc. recently acquired the land surveying firm of Ryan and Faulds. Based in Stamford, CT, Redniss & Mead joined forces with the Wilton firm to serve an expanded geographic market with a larger survey department. Douglas R. Faulds, PLS and his team will continue to operate from the Wilton office under the name Ryan and Faulds, A Redniss & Mead Company. Combined, the two firms will serve all of Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester counties.



“The acquisition was a natural one for Redniss & Mead”, according to Lawrence W. Posson, PLS, Director of Surveying, Redniss & Mead, “We have always admired the quality of their work and their attention to detail in the surveying services and mapping they deliver. They, like us, pride themselves in their responsiveness to client’s needs, and local knowledge.”

“Ryan and Faulds shares our values of quality, service, integrity and respect. ” says Craig J. Flaherty, P. E., Principal, Redniss & Mead. “They run their business following the same traditions as ours, with a respect for clients and employees. The combination of the two firms fits with our plans for growth. Current and future clients now have the option to work with a single source for their engineering, planning & zoning, permitting and surveying needs.”

Ryan and Faulds was founded in 1961 by the late Richard M. Ryan and Russell G. Faulds. Over the years they have expanded by acquiring the S.W. Hoyt, Jr. Co., Inc. and with it, the associated survey records of several companies previously acquired by Hoyt. Douglas Faulds, son of the firm’s founder, joined the firm in 1974. He is a Connecticut and Rhode Island licensed land surveyor who is active in industry associations such as the Land Surveyors in Private Practice, Inc., the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors, Inc., and the Rhode Island Society of Professional Land Surveyors. He is also a member of the National Society of Professional Surveyors and the New England Section of the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping.

“By joining forces with Redniss & Mead we can easily coordinate complementary services while still continuing our company’s rich tradition of strong client service,” says Douglas Faulds. “We are excited about moving forward together.”

Thomas Mendela, II, Alan Densmore, Douglas Faulds, Jeffrey Kellogg


About Redniss & Mead

Redniss & Mead provides land-use services to property owners, architects, developers and institutions in Connecticut and New York. Based in Stamford and now Wilton, CT, the firm provides land surveying, civil engineering, planning & zoning consulting and permitting services throughout Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester Counties. It will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2017. The firm’s multi-disciplinary staff includes professional engineers, professional land surveyors, certified planners and support staff who average more than 20 years with the company. For more information see:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]