Our Team

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

President and Project Manager

A dedicated and highly motivated professional with more than 30 years of surveying experience, Elizabeth has a focus on growing and moving forward in the land surveying profession. She demonstrates outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills resulting in effective working relationships. Elizabeth is based in Silverthorne, Colorado, and has spent her career providing land surveying services in the alpine environment of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.
Tom

Tom

SENIOR FIELD TECHNICIAN AND CAD TECHNICIAN, LSIT

Tom grew up in the Minneapolis area before attending Colorado State University in Fort Collins for Civil Engineering. After college, determined to move to the mountains, Tom settled in Summit County and joined Schmidt Land Surveying in 2013. Tom is a Land Surveying Intern (LSI) and Engineer Intern (EI) in Colorado. He enjoys construction staking, boundary surveys and drafting. Tom’s most memorable project was the topographic and construction staking of the Sisters Cabin located up on Mt. Baldy. Tom spends his free time outside biking, skiing and golfing with friends and family.
Brian

Brian

Senior Field Technician

Brian is from Lake Bluff, Illinois and graduated from Augustana College with a B.A. in Geology and Environmental Science. He moved to Colorado after graduation to follow his passion for skiing and began working at Beaver Creek and Copper Mountain. Balancing seasonal jobs, Brian found interest in the construction industry before transitioning full-time to Surveying. Brian learned the basic principles of surveying under the guidance of senior members of the team and quickly developed an appreciation for the challenges of field work in the Rockies. He continues to expand upon his knowledge of our trade and has been working towards a proficiency with the AutoCAD software. When he is off the clock, Brian remains on the move chasing lines on skis and mountain bikes, fly fishing, and waterfowl hunting.
Nikolaj

Nikolaj

FIELD CREW TECHNICIAN

Nikolaj grew up in an army family, traveling until he graduated high school in Missouri. After High School, Nikolaj attended the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs where her obtained his undergrad in Geography and Spanish. He went on to receive a Graduate Certificate from the University of Denver in Geographic Information Systems. Nikolaj is a Ski Patroller at Copper Mountain during the Winter season and spends his free time skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking.
Olaf

Olaf

DIRECTOR OF SAFETY & HUMAN RESOURCES

Olaf was born in Frederick, Colorado and joined Schmidt Land Surveying two years ago. He enjoys hiking and digging out property corners.

Testimonials

"Liz Schmidt and her team are true professionals. They are great to work with, accurate and efficient and they have always taken care of our needs in a timely fashion. We have been working with Liz for a very long time and will continue to do so long into the future."

James Letson, President Columbine Hills Construction 

“I have been utilizing Liz for our surveying needs since she started her own company and use Schmidt Land Surveying for every job I work on Summit County. She is extremely personable, responsive, and communicative – not usually attributes you see in all surveyors."

L Mark Luna, PE Principal Martin/Martin Consulting Engineers

“It is an honor and a privilege to recommend Liz Schmidt and her team as a preferred local Surveyor! Having worked with dozens of surveyors in my 30-year career as a builder/developer, I have found Schmidt Land Surveying to be one of very best! It always amazes me how responsive, detailed, and thorough they manage to be in this extremely active and competitive real estate environment. Every single transaction we’ve done together, I’ve felt as though I am their only client, and that they would do anything and everything in their power to facilitate the fluid schedules that present themselves from time to time. Thank you so very much for helping make Summit County a better work environment for all of us."

Eric M. Dahman President, Synergy Ventures, Inc.

“We have worked with Schmidt Land Surveying for eight years and have really appreciated their attention to detail and willingness to cooperate with our project team. Liz and her crew represent everything we look for in a surveyor including accuracy, experience, responsiveness, and professionalism.”

Tom Begley Breckenridge Lands, LLC

"We have worked with Liz Schmidt for both real estate development projects and in real estate brokerage transactions. We appreciate the quick and professional response to any inquiry, and the thorough, quality service she provides is second to none. We highly recommend Liz and her team."

Chris and Kari Canfield