ECA Staff

Registered Land Surveyors
Daryl Burgis - Executive Vice-President & Treasurer
Dexter Lundy - Executive Vice-President & Secretary
Danny Ross - Field Crew Supervisor

Registered Engineers
Dean Burgis - President

Management, Coordination & Technical Staff
CADD Department
Clerical Staff
Field Crews

Daryl E. W. Burgis, PLS became employed by Emerald Coast Associates Inc. in 1992 as Surveying Director. In 1997 he was promoted to Vice President.  Daryl BurgisMr. Burgis has been responsible for field crew supervision and technical instruction, project management, marketing, project cost proposals and estimating, and client interaction.  He is especially experienced in private subdivision platting and roadway design surveys.  Mr. Burgis has personally filed over 185 certified section corner records with the F.D.E.P. and been responsible for over 1.5 million dollars of F.D.O.T. design surveys, right of way surveys and right of way mapping.  In 2005 Mr. Burgis was promoted to Executive Vice President / Treasurer and became one of three principal owners in 2007.  Mr. Burgis was awarded a BS in Surveying and mapping from the University of Florida in 1987.

Dexter L. Lundy, PSM has been employed by Emerald Coast Associates, Inc. since 1995.  Mr. Lundy is our primary, in-house computer specialist andDexter Lundy responsible for the administration of our computer hardware and software systems.  He is especially experienced in private subdivision platting, roadway design surveys, condominium platting, and cadastral topographic surveys.  In recent years, Mr. Lundy has become well versed with engineering design.  In 2005, Mr. Lundy was promoted to Executive Vice President / Secretary and became one of the three principal owners in 2007.

Daniel Ross is proficient with photogrammetric control surveys, plane table topographic surveys, G.L.O. retracement surveys, and pipeline route surveys.  He also possesses  extensive experience in F.D.O.T. design and right-of-way surveys to Location Survey Manual. Mr. Ross is proficient in EFB/CAiCE. 

Dean A.F. Burgis, PE joined Emerald Coast Associates, Inc. in January 2001 to expand our services to include environmental and civil engineering.  Dean BurgisSince this time, Mr. Burgis has been personally responsible for the production and certification of over $5 million of engineering design plans in both the private and public sector.  His expertise includes but is not limited to subdivision design and land planning, drainage, roadway, and utility engineering, permitting through state and county agencies, project representation, and extensive knowledge of the land development codes within Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Washington, and Santa Rosa counties.  Mr. Burgis was awarded a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida in 1989.  Mr. Burgis was promoted to President of Emerald Coast Associates, Inc. in 2005 and became one of the three principal owners in 2007.


Our company is comprised of approximately 21 employees between office staff and field crews and includes 5 licensed professionals in land surveying and engineering.


CADD Department - Experienced personnel and up-to-date software and hardware give Emerald Coast Associates’ computer aided drafting department the best competitive edge to serve our clients.  Our CADD team assures projects are completed on a timely basis without sacrifice to accuracy.  Within the CADD department, field surveys and collections are transformed into final survey products such as record plats, condominium plats, boundary, topographic, and specific purpose surveys.  Our technicians also provide computation and coordinate geometry support for all field crews.

Our surveys are structured to integrate flawlessly into our civil engineering design files and CADD scheme to offer our clients a cost effective product. 

Clerical Staff - The courteous customer service and professional administrative skills of our clerical staff  provide Emerald Coast Associates with the organization, tracking and processing needed to operate smoothly and efficiently. Computer data entry, survey requests, a variety of certificates and submittals, as well as maintaining job and project files, plats, and subdivision files are among many other duties included in the clerical and administrative support that aids in the day to day operation of Emerald Coast Associates, Inc.

Field Crews - We currently have five field survey crews, with vehicle and equipment capacity for six crews, working primarily within Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, and Washington County areas.  We have in the past performed projects also in Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Gadsden, Franklin, Leon, Wakulla, St. Lucie, and Jefferson counties as well as other areas.  This number of crews allows us to provide our clients with swift professional surveying services, whether the project is large or small.

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