SAM, Inc. Opens Denver, Colorado Office

October 15, 2012

Surveying And Mapping, Inc. (SAM, Inc.) is continuing its growth trajectory with the establishment of a new office in Denver, Colorado. With the new Denver office SAM, Inc. continues its expansion of services to clients across North America. SAM, Inc. is a leading provider of complete geospatial data solutions with advanced surveying and mapping technologies. The firm offers land surveying, airborne, mobile, and terrestrial LiDAR scanning, digital aerial mapping, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), geographic information system (GIS) services, and construction services.

Gary LeakThe firm is pleased to announce that Gary Leak, PLS has joined as Survey Operations Manager for the Denver office. Through his 30-year career, Gary has successfully led survey departments serving federal and state agencies, oil and gas pipelines, electric utilities, counties and municipalities, and commercial and industrial developers. As a licensed Colorado surveyor he has directly managed large right-of-way projects through urban, rural and mountain corridors, right-of-way mapping and acquisition projects for pipelines and electric transmission lines, and urban redevelopment projects.



Brian Socia

Also joining the firm in Denver is Brian Socia, PLS as Senior Project Manager. Licensed in Colorado and Nebraska, Brian has a strong background in managing land surveying activities, staffing, project management, and client support. His experience includes Public Land Survey System retracements and breakdowns, right-of-way retracements, GPS control surveys, ALTA/ACSM surveys, construction staking, topographic/design surveys, boundary surveys, and the preparation of easement documents, land survey plats, subdivision plats, annexation maps, and state highway right-of-way plans.

A Zweig White HOT FIRM for 2011, SAM, Inc. was recently recognized by Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine as one of the top engineering design firms in the nation, debuting on their annual Top 500 List with a ranking of 146.

Gary Leak can be contacted at and Brian Socia at The main phone number for the Denver office is 303-988-5852. The office is located at 555 Zang Street, Suite 210, Lakewood, CO, 80228.

Photos available: High-resolution photos of Gary Leak and Brian Socia are available for download at