A successful building project starts with a precise land survey. Ferrantello Group, P.C. is a multi-faceted, full service Long Island land surveying company with engineering consulting services available as needed for all types of projects. Ferrantello Group, P.C. has provided quality service and technical excellence at price points designed to meet budgets in any economy. Ferrantello Group, P.C. offers individual hands on attention.

Ferrantello Group, P.C. has built solid relationships and an extensive community network throughout the years with many municipality and county governments throughout New York. Our service extends to land owners, lenders, title companies, real estate investment firms, commercial brokers, architects, engineers, contractors and developers. These relationships help provide our clients with the additional project resources that may be required for project submittal.

Whether your project requires, Survey for a fence, 3D laser scanning, boundary lines staked or a survey for a new major commercial landmark, Ferrantello Group, P.C. has the knowledge, skills, and expertise to get your project successfully completed on time and under budget.

We have an outstanding record of providing top quality services to our clients. The reputation of our firm is the direct outcome of individual efforts and close cooperation by all of our employees. Our future success depends upon the continuation of these efforts and adherence to the highest professional standards and ideals. At Ferrantello Group, P.C. people and teamwork is the strength of our company. How do we feel about our people?

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A survey made for the purpose of supplying a title company and lender with survey and location data necessary for the issuing of title and/or mortgage insurance.



Construction surveying is the process of translating construction plans into physical points on the ground that is used as a basis for the actual construction.



The main objective of a boundary survey is to determine the location of land ownership lines. The initial phase includes land records research.



Analysis of various legal descriptions and survey maps; field locating of record, existing monuments, and physical features; and mapping showing this information for the purpose of presenting a visual exhibit to be used in a courtroom.



Elevation surveys determine the elevation of various sections of a building or land. Typically these are used to aid in building plans and to determine if a property is in a flood zone.



A combination of boundary and topographic surveys for preparation of a site plan to be used for designing improvements or developments, and obtaining government building permits.



"The strength of our knowledge is defined by our people. It is their quality, their knowledge, their experience and their approach that sets us apart"

Teamwork is also a key factor. One part of a machine cannot possibly produce a worthwhile product or result. All the parts working together, however, can produce unbelievable results. Ferrantello Group, P.C. goes far beyond the call of duty, doing more than others expect . . . this is what excellence is all about. And excellence comes from striving, maintaining the highest standards, looking after the smallest detail, and going the extra mile. Excellence means doing your very best. In everything, in every way,every day.

Ferrantello Group, P.C. Land Surveyors strategies and vision not only drive our entire approach to servicing clients but also provides our teams with a clear roadmap to success. As a company, we closely adhere to three strategies: train and develop our people;earn intense customer loyalty;and diversify our work. These strategies are critical components of the Ferrantello Group, P.C. strategic plan because they provide a clear path to our company's greater purpose to become a great company by providing superior client service and quality projects in every way.

Our corporate vision statement is Building Relationships By Exceeding Expectations. We intend to build relationships and partnerships that will last a lifetime by delivering quality surveying deliverables and consistently providing exceptional client service. This vision statement represents where we are going as a company if we stay true to our core values and remain focused on our strategies. Ferrantello Group, P.C.'s vision gives our people the focus they need to achieve greatness through teamwork, collaboration and strong partnerships with our clients and partners.

Why hire a Land Surveyor?

It's in your interest to contact a Land Surveyor if:
You are Selling Property You may have to provide your buyer with an up-to-date survey of your property in order to:
- Give your buyer confidence in the purchase
- Allow your buyer to register the transaction at the County Clerk's office
- Enable your buyer to make mortgage arrangement
- Verify to your buyer the size and extent of the property
- Avoid later legal disputes arising from inadequate or inaccurate property description

Where do we provide land surveying services?
We service all areas in New York, Long Island, & NYC New York City You are Buying Property:
- You need to know what you're getting. Only a map of the survey made by a licensed land surveyor can define what you've purchased. Your surveyor will undertake the necessary research, survey the property and prepare a survey map that will reveal:
- Whether other people are entitled to partial use of your property through easements for utilities or rights-of-way.
- Whether fences, trees, buildings, gardens, embankments, driveways, walkways, swimming pools, house additions are on the property
- Whether your deed describes your property accurately
- Your survey thus gives you a form of protection in addition to clarifying what you've bought, since it will reveal any encroachments or other irregularities that might be the cause of later legal disputes.
- In addition, your surveyor can mark the exact corners of your site with survey monuments.

Building, Fencing, or Adding on:
You need to protect your investment by making sure you are building on you own property. A mislocated fence, driveway or carport can cause legal problems and extra construction costs. Before you build, let a licensed land surveyor determine your property boundaries, replacing missing stakes if necessary. Allowing a surveyor to mark the location of your building on site before construction begins will also ensure that you meet setback requirements and other restrictions enforced by the municipality in their zoning laws. Failure to comply with zoning By-Laws could result in the loss of a future sale if the purchasers have an up-to-date survey done. Mortgage lenders generally do not advance money until zoning law infringements are cleared up.

You are Subdividing A licensed professional surveyor will:
- Check and ensure extent of title, and note planning restrictions, easements and other legalities
- Survey the site
- Engage other consultants to carry out preliminary studies, Engineering, Planning &Environmental issues to submit with draft plan Draft a proposed subdivision plan
- Prepare final plans

Refinancing or Obtaining a Mortgage
A mortgage company, whether it be a bank, trust company or others, usually requires a survey before they will lend money. Why is this a necessity and why are you often asked for an up-to-date survey? Do the lot size, building set backs, pool and fence locations meet with local Zoning Laws?

The mortgage company will require the survey to protect their investment. They want to be sure that the land and buildings on which they are lending money are as described in the documents which accompany the transaction. They also wish to know that if they have to foreclose there will be no problems in re-selling the property.

According to New York State law, only surveys made by licensed and registered New York Land Surveyors are legal. Only registered Land Surveyors have completed the academic requirements and practical training before licensing. Only registered Land Surveyors are required to maintain the necessary theoretical, practical and ethical standards set by legislation.

Depending on the nature and extent of the work, anywhere from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Fees for surveys are determined on an individual basis, depending mainly on the amount of time required for the research and the survey. Prior to engaging your surveyor, you may wish to inquire of the likely estimate of the fees that the survey will entail, along with the expected completion date.

In cases of dispute, your surveyor is an expert witness in court and assumes full professional responsibility for the accuracy of your survey. The cost of the survey as a percentage of your total investment is small and a reasonable price to pay for peace of mind.

Typically your house and land represent your largest assets. If you are contemplating purchasing property, you should know as much as possible about the piece of land in which you are going to invest. Obtaining a survey may be the most important thing you do before you close the deal on any purchase. Without a survey, you do not know the extent of your property, as only a licensed surveyor can provide you with this information. Without the survey, there is too much you do not know and you are risking both friendly neighbors and your investment.

It pays to know the boundaries of your land. A small distance can make a big difference. The erection of a fence can be the source off expensive litigation and ill will between neighbors. Your licensed land surveyor can help you avoid disputes.

How long has the Ferrantello Group been Long Island & New York Land Surveyors?
The Ferrantello Group has been Land Surveying on Long Island & NYC New York City for over 50 Years. There are so many Land Surveyors in New York why choose Ferrantello Group. The Ferrantello Group has integrity, experience and above all customer service and satisfaction.