About Us


LSMC's surveyors and employees have been surveying the greater East Texas areas and beyond since the early 1970's. The experience and abilities of our surveyors and field personnel is unrivaled when it comes to land surveying. LSMC is proud to be a second generation land surveying company that plans to continue its excellent client service and producing an unparalleled, superb quality, cost effective work product for generations to come.

Over the years, we have made a niche name in the land surveying and mapping services throughout East Texas. We are professionals with an eye on customer satisfaction. We strive to offer nothing but the highest standard of professionalism in every area of our service. We provide quality work, on time, and within budget. Our focus is to ensure the needs of our clients are not only met, but exceeded.

Be it a large woodland, residential/commercial/ government properties, staking or geodetic control, we are at home.

We are just a call away all throughout the year.

Our Primary Working Area in Texas


Our company is highly seasoned, experienced and technologically advanced. Over the past 35+ years we have surveyed a large portion of the greater South East Texas and surrounding areas. Our prior files and land data give us a competitive advantage on timing and pricing for servicing all of your surveying and mapping needs.

The majority of our employees have been with our company for over 20 years and are well trained and versed in the surveying community.

customer services

We are providing quality services.
Fully equipped with experienced staff.
Always available for support.
We provide reliable work with maximum satisfaction at affordable price.


Livingston Surveying & Mapping Corp. is managed and operated by highly experienced and business savvy directors who are not only knowledgeable about the surveying industry but also the proper governance and fiscal responsibility of managing corporations.

Derek A. Johnson, J.D., LL.M.

Derek has spent the majority of his life in and around the company. Throughout his life he has helped by working for the company not only in the field but also in the office.

Derek currently oversees and advises the company on its fiscal responsibility, capital needs, corporate governance and all legal matters. Derek is a licensed attorney and also acts as general counsel for the company. In addition, to his responsibilities above he also advises the company on all of its software and technology related needs. Derek is also a minority shareholder of the company.

Susan Johnson

Susan has been extensively involved in the management of surveying companies since the late 1980's. Her expertise and guidance allows the company to operate in such a manner that it can offer competitive bids that result in an expedient performance with a superb quality work product.

Susan is responsible for the day to day affairs and operation of the company. She manages the office, advises the company its bids for all projects, and supervises all HR and payroll functions. Susan is also the majority shareholder of the company owning more than 51% of the outstanding shares.


Charles R. Franklin
RPLS 1958