Almost 100 Years Ago…
In 1924, after graduating from Yale, Lewis Stein and Constantine “Gus” Giordano formed an engineering/surveying partnership while both working for the City of New Haven Engineering Department.
While attending high school, Bernard Godfrey began working with Stein & Giordano as a surveyor’s assistant. He continued to work with the firm during summers while attending college. After college, Mr. Godfrey worked as a forester/surveyor for a paper company in Georgia for three years before returning to New Haven with his growing family. Mr. Godfrey then began working for Clarence Blair Associates. During the boom years of the 1950s, Mr. Godfrey tried his hand at running a service station for a few years but soon returned to surveying with Mr. Stein. In the late 1950s Mr. Godfrey introduced Mr. Stein to Mr. Godfrey’s aunt and the two were later married. Upon Mr. Stein’s death in 1960, Mr. Godfrey took over his uncle’s firm.
In 1977, while still in high school, Mr. Adam Hoffman began working at his uncle’s surveying company as a surveyor’s assistant. Mr. Hoffman then left the firm to attend college where he obtained a degree in Forestry with a minor in Land Surveying. After college, Mr. Hoffman began working with Ryan & Faulds in Wilton, and later with Clarence Blair Associates of New Haven, rising in responsibilities and position before returning to Mr. Godfrey’s firm. After obtaining his Surveyor’s License in 1988, Mr. Hoffman was made a partner in the firm which was renamed Godfrey-Hoffman Associates.
In 2000, Mr. Godfrey retired from the firm and Mr. Hoffman reorganized, creating Godfrey-Hoffman Associates, LLC. In 2001 GHA entered into the engineering market when Victor Benni, PE joined the team. In 2010, Adam Hoffman acquired another Survey/Civil in Farmington, Hodge Surveying PC. Hodge has been the go-to firm in the Farmington valley since 1925. On January 1, 2019, the two firms were finally joined and rebranded as Godfrey Hoffman Hodge, LLC. Today Godfrey Hoffman Hodge, LLC is a full-service engineering and surveying firm working throughout the State of Connecticut on private, public, commercial, residential and industrial projects.
Godfrey Hoffman Associates, LLC is a multi-disciplinary firm offering a full range of Land Surveying, Civil Engineering, Planning, Design & Permitting services. Our main office is located in North Haven, Connecticut, and our 3rd generation family business has operated since 1924. Originally serving New Haven County, we now work throughout the state of Connecticut.
Hodge, LLC, an affiliate of Godfrey-Hoffman, was acquired in April of 2010 and has been the trusted name in surveying in the Farmington Valley since 1925.
Our goal is to provide our clients with fast, accurate and quality services to help them achieve their goals while also reducing project time and costs. We accomplish this through the use of today’s most advanced technology, state of the art field and office equipment and our staff of highly trained experienced professionals.
Our Professional Team
Our office staffs licensed Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers, as well as a great team of designers, planners, and survey technicians who are dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and satisfaction. Serving multi-faceted businesses and homeowners alike, no project is too big or small.
A Wide Range of Experience
Over the many years that we have been in business we have had the pleasure of building relationships with professionals from a multitude of disciplines throughout the state. Some of the more complex jobs that we worked on have provided us with the opportunity to work with a wide variety of individuals & firms from across the country.
What we want for our Customers
Our goal is to provide our clients with fast, accurate and quality services through the use of today’s most advanced technologies, state-of-the-art field and office equipment and a staff of highly-trained, experienced professionals. We strive to exceed expectations in every job we complete.
Our Areas of Expertise
Surveying and engineering projects in Connecticut are our specialty at Godfrey-Hoffman & Hodge. Our team of land surveyors in Connecticut incorporate many geometry, physics, trigonometry, mathematical, engineering, and law skills and knowledge. Consulting, designing, and planning are part of the civil engineering services in Connecticut that Godfrey-Hoffman & Hodge offers.
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