Our Firm:

The firm of S.Y. Kim Land Surveyor, P.C. is a land surveying company located in Albany County, New York. We have been involved in all types of land surveys since 1974, and have provided services throughout the State of New York with the majority of our work performed within 200 miles of the Capital District.

In 2017 we are celebrating our 43rd year in business.  We specialize in construction layout and pre-design survey services on Municipal, State and Federally funded projects.

SY Kim Surveyors maintain Union affiliations with I.U.O.E. Local 15D and I.U.O.E. Local 825 Unions. We are a DBE and MBE certified corporation.


S.Y Kim guarantees:

  • On schedule completion
  • Cost-effective process from beginning to end
  • Final product exceeds expectations
  • Honesty, integrity, and great value


Professional Services:

3D High definition Laser Scanning and 3D imaging

ALTA surveys

Site/Civil designCommercial and residential

Land Planning

Land Development

Construction Site and building Stakeout/Layout

Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring

Subdivision Design

Property Boundary Surveys

Highway & ROW design surveys

Topographic Surveys

Bathymetric Surveys

Bridge surveys

FEMA Elevation certificates

UAV drone surveying and mapping with Aibot X6


Legal Descriptions


S.Y. Kim Land Surveyor, P.C. is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise by the State of New York Governor’s Office of Minority and Women’s Business Development.  As an MBE firm, S.Y. Kim Land Surveyor, P.C. can provide quality services while helping clients meet program goals of MBE/DBE participation.



SUNY CNSE – Construction stakeout/layout for College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering subcontract to Nicholson Construction. For Zen Building and Cooling Towers. (141 Fuller Road, Albany NY 12205)

SUNY campus center expansion – Construction stakeout/layout.

Subcontract to Weeks Marine, Inc. – Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC

Subcontract to AECOM – NYSDEC, through 2018

Joe Bruno Stadium at Hudson Valley Community College
Construction stakeout for $14 million Baseball Stadium

Hydrology/Hydraulic Study Mile Post 150 and South, NYS Thuway Authority, subconsultant to URS corporation
Vertical & Horizontal Ground Control for photogrammetric mapping of 40 creeks crossing the Thruway, Cross Sections and profile of Underwater area

Survey for access roads to N.Y.C. Water Resevoirs, East of Hudson Facilities, Putnam and Westchester Counties, N.Y.C.D.E.P.,  subconsultant to URS corporation

Siena College Student Dormitories
Construction survey services

Annual Survey Service Agreement with the Town of Colonie (1996-Present)
Right-of-Way surveys, Various easement survey, mapping and legal descriptions, highway reconstruction design surveys, Various municipal utility surveys for rehabilitation

US Army Reserve Sites, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Survey of 4 sites throughout upstate New York

Bridge Surveys for 8 Bridges in Various Locations in Saratoga County
Subconsultant to Ryan-Biggs Associates for Saratoga County Department of Public Works


Term Agreement For Surveying Services (Region 8-2001-2005, Region 1-2002)

Design Survey for Route 85, Slingerlands By-pass Extension

Design Survey for Stewart International Airport Access

Design/ROW Survey for NY 5 Rehabilitation – Central Avenue

Subsurface Utility Engineering Services for SoftDig Underground Services

Design Survey for I-87 Northway Exit 9 Rest Area Rehabilitation

Design Survey for I-87 Northway Rest Area Improvement –
Scroon Lake, North Hudson and Valcour Rest Areas



Residential (since 2000):
Rosehill Residential Development (Johnson Road, Town of Colonie)
Spring Meadow Townhouse Project Phases 1-3 (Harvard Road, Town of Colonie)
Fielding Lane Residential Development (Fielding Lane, Town of Colonie)
Hunters Ridge Development (Boght Road, Town of Colonie, Construction in progress)
Southwind Residential Development (Consaul Road, Town of Colonie)
Birch Knolls Residential Development (Lapp Road, Town of Clifton Park)
Cornerstone Meadows Phase 1 and 2 (Phase 1 under construction, Phase 2 under design in progress, Boght Road, Town of Colonie)
Cornerstone Apartments Phase 1 and 2
Millwood Subdivision (Russel Road, Town of Bethlehem,  Construction 2010)


Newton Plaza (New Loudon Road, Town of Colonie)
Green’s Appliances (Central Avenue, Town of Colonie)

(Numerous other Commercial Office Site Designs)



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