We help property owners and developers improve the value of their land.
We examine projects and integrate owner goals. We work together so owners and developers get what they want faster than they would on their own.
Expedite your project
Our comprehensive approach ensures a faster turn-around and faster start to your project.
Save time and moneyWe are your advocate, guide and expediter, ensuring the proper flow to get your permit issued as soon as possible.
Reduce hassle & frustrationOur services allow you to rent our knowledge, personal contacts and relationships with agencies, in order to get the result you’re looking for with your project.
Improve the value of your propertyReal value is added to properties that have correct permits for improvements and modifications done.
More About Our Team
Professional Staff Bios
Michael R. Hogan, PLS 7362
Founder and C.E.O.
Michael Hogan was licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in 1997 after working in the field for 14 years. In 2003, Mike opened Hogan Land Services, Inc., offering a wide range of land development services, including all phases of Surveying, Civil Engineering, and Permit Processing. Located in Santa Rosa with now 17 total employees, Hogan Land Services has 5 licensed Surveyors, 2 licensed Civil Engineers (one pre-1982) and one licensed contractor to serve all land development needs.
Mike is a member of the California Land Surveyor’s Association (CLSA) both on a State and County level. He has served as President and Secretary and served on several committees in the CLSA.
Mike avails himself of continuing education, including seminars and opportunities offered by local educators and state trade organizations, including the CLSA and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM). Mike also provides educational opportunities for his staff by supporting continuing education through time off and payment of tuition costs for his employees. Mike, his wife Pam, and their family reside in Petaluma.
Kenneth E. Carr, RCE 21184
Principal Civil/Structural Engineer
Kenneth E. Carr, P.E. has worked as a surveyor since 1956, starting in his father’s business. He gained licensure as a Civil Engineer in 1971, allowing him to practice Civil Engineering and Land Surveying in the State of California. He was the Principal Surveyor and Engineer at Kenneth E. Carr & Associates until merging with Hogan Land Services, Inc. in mid-2008. His experience includes survey, design and construction of a variety of improvement projects in Solano, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties. Projects include creek crossing bridge design, permitting and construction, site and off-site infrastructure design and construction management.
Ken’s career experience and activities consist of civil, structural, architectural, and engineering work including facility approvals and hydrology plan checking. Ken’s early career experience at Bechtel Corporation included quality assurance and quality engineering management responsibilities on nuclear power plant designs and construction projects. In addition, Ken held the position of Quality Assurance Manager for a small engineering firm in the East Bay.
Daniel Byrne, RCE 80078 QSP/QSD 24667
Engineering Department Manager
Daniel began his tenure at Hogan Land Services as a college student summer intern in 2006.
After completing his degree in Civil & Structural Engineering from UC San Diego, he returned home to Northern California and rejoined the Hogan Team. In March 2012, Daniel received his license as a Registered Civil Engineer and joined his mentor Ken Carr in the club of first attempt exam passers!
Daniel also is a certified SWPPP developer by the State of California. Daniel currently manages the Engineering Department of HLS which specializes in Stormwater Management, Wastewater Testing & Design, Civil Design, and Structural Engineering.
Adam Rivera, PLS 8451
Chief of Surveys
Adam Rivera has been licensed as a professional Land Surveyor since 2008, after working in the field for ten years. His apprenticeship included working with some of the most experienced surveyors in Sonoma County. His education includes a certificate of Engineering and Surveying from Santa Rosa Junior College and various Engineering and Surveying continuation education short courses.
In 2003, Adam joined Hogan Land Services offering a wide range of land development services, including Civil Engineering, Septic and Permit Processing and Land Surveying
consulting. Adam is the Survey Department Manager, with a staff of 6, and has managed over one thousand Civil Engineering and Land Surveying Projects.
Adam is a member of the California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA) both in a State and County level and has served as an officer.
Among the projects completed by Adam Rivera are:
- Numerous sectionalized Land Surveys in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Santa Clara, Monterey, Fresno, and Lake Counties.
- Napa County and Sonoma County Boundary Retracements
- Several Sonoma County Open Space and Agricultural Preservation projects providing opinions to boundary locations.
- Over one hundred filed Record of Surveys, Parcel Maps and Corner Records providing opinions as to land title and boundary locations.
Mikey Mueller, PLS 9076
Professional Land Surveyor
Mike Mueller has been with HLS since 2006. He began his career with HLS as a technician
and recently received his Professional Land Surveyors License. He has a wide-range of Land Surveying experience including Boundary Surveying, Easement Determination and Legal Description research & analysis. Mike is also an OPUS Project Manager and has GPS experience managing, directing and establishing GPS control networks. Mike earned his B.A. from UC Davis.