Our Team

Meet Our Team Members

Patrick Korabek

Patrick Korabek

E: pat@bennettsurveys.com

B.C.L.S. and President at Bennett Land Surveying Ltd

Patrick Korabek has been with Bennett Land Surveying Ltd for over 15 years and became a partner in early 2005. Since receiving his commission in 2000, Patrick’s focus has been in the field of engineering and cadastral surveys within the Lower Mainland, ranging from small, single-family residential projects to large multi-unit strata property developments.

Mike Shaw

B.C.L.S.

Mike Shaw has worked in the survey profession for over 35 years. He earned his diploma in Surveying Technology from BCIT in 1973 and was commissioned as a B.C. Land Surveyor in 1988. He has experience with a wide range of engineering, hydrographic and legal surveys. Mike applies his expertise to major land development projects that include subdivisions (conventional and air space plans), strata plans, leasehold plans, right of ways and all other aspects of surveying.

John Franko

B.C.L.S.

John Franko has been with Bennett Land Surveying Ltd for over 10 years and became a partner in early 2014. John spent the early part of his career surveying the steep and rocky terrain of the Sea to Sky. Since receiving his commission in 2011, he has managed jobs from 650 acre residential lots to the surveying of the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. Apart from covering all aspects of the survey profession, if you have steep, rocky terrain, John can get the job done on time and on budget.

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Tyson Cotnam

E: tyson@bennettsurveys.com

B.C.L.S. and C.L.S

Tyson Cotnam has been with Bennett Land Surveying since 2005, recently becoming a partner in 2014. Tyson received his commissions as a Canada Lands Surveyor in 2010 and a British Columbia Land Surveyor in 2011. His services and expertise include the subdivision and development processes in both rural and urban areas, ranging from small scale residential to large scale multi-phased air space-strata developments, Aboriginal surveys and utility rights of way.

Michael Seitz

Michael Seitz

E: mike@bennettsurveys.com

B.C.L.S.

Michael Seitz, B.C.L.S. has been involved in the surveying profession since 1976 and was commissioned as a B.C. Land Surveyor in 1985. Throughout the years he has gained experience in managing topographic mapping surveys, mineral claim, utility right-of-way, construction, legal, and GPS control surveys. Mike has worked in remote areas of Canada, the U.S., Africa, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and South America.

Colin Cowx

Project Manager

Colin Cowx has been in the surveying business for a long time (40 years). As a young surveyor, Colin worked for the British Columbia Provincial Government, carrying out highway rights-of-way surveys. He has experience in mineral claims surveys and hydro rights-of-way. He has worked all over B.C. and as far north as Alaska. Colin has been with Bennett Land Surveying Ltd for over 20 years, and is currently a project manager on large residential, condominium and retail developments.

Larry Penonzek

Larry Penonzek

E: larry@bennettsurveys.com

B.C.L.S.

Larry Penonzek, B.C.L.S., has been surveying in the Sunshine Coast for over 30 years. He has a vast array of knowledge regarding the subdivision process, specifically zoning, rezoning and the ins and outs of the various municipalities on the Sunshine Coast.

Javier Siu

B.C.L.S.

Javier Siu, B.C.L.S., ALS P Eng, is a registered Professional British Columbia Land Surveyor, Alberta Land Surveyor and also a Professional Engineer with EGBC. During Mr. Siu’s 16 year career, he has been involved in various survey projects for various clients in the public and private sector. His past experience includes survey projects in the oil and gas industry as well as land development. He is currently managing the Bennett Land Surveying Sunshine Coast office to provide all aspects of surveying services around Gibsons and Sechelt.

Rob Adriaensen

Rob Adriaensen

E: rob@bennettsurveys.com

B.C.L.S.

Rob Adriaensen, B.C.L.S., has been surveying since 1986 and has been with Bennett Land Surveying for over 26 years, obtaining his commission in 2016. Rob has been involved with land development projects in the lower mainland which includes subdivisions, air space subdivisions, strata plans, rights of way and other legal surveys for residential, commercial and large multi-use strata projects. Rob has also worked on projects in the Canadian Arctic, BC Coast, Haida Gwaii and Venezuela.

To talk with one of our team members, feel free to give us a call.

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