Land Surveying - Planning - Permitting


About JVA

James Verra & Associates, Inc. located in Newington, New Hampshire, has been providing professional surveying services to a diverse range of clients throughout the seacoast area since its establishment in 1990. Our services cater to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal clients, as well as utility companies and other professionals.

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The Land Records Keepers of the Seacoast

Our wealth of experience in the industry is complemented by our extensive record-keeping capabilities. We maintain the complete records and files of John W. Durgin dating back to 1908, as well as the records and files of Durgin-Schofield Associates. Additionally, we have access to the records and plans of Edward M. Smith dating back to 1888. This enables us to provide comprehensive and accurate surveying services to our clients with confidence and expertise.

Our Team


Bruce Scamman

Bruce is a New Hampshire Professional Engineer (11236) and Surveyor in Training (562) with almost three decades of experience in all aspects of land surveying, engineering and development.

Survey Manager

Ryan Fowler

Ryan is a New Hampshire Licensed Land Surveyor (1054) and Maine Professional Land Surveyor (2634) with almost a decade of experience in all aspects of land surveying throughout all of New England.

Project Surveyor

James Verra

New Hampshire Licensed Land Surveyor (625) and Maine Professional Land Surveyor (1330). Jim started his surveying experience with John W. Durgin Associates in 1980, and was able to purchase the Durgin records from the later Durgin-Schofield Associates in 1990.

Project Surveyor

John C.(Chris) Salter

New Hampshire Licensed Land Surveyor (924). Chris has worked on projects throughout New Hampshire in his 30 years of experience. Chris has an extreme knowledge of GNNS systems

Staff Surveyor

Glen Demers

Mr. Demers is a New Hampshire Licensed Land Surveyor (998) and with almost four decades of experience in all aspects of land surveying. Glen has worked on survey projects all over the world at multiple military facilities

Survey Technician II - Crew Chief

Brayden Mastin

Brayden has been with JVA since the October 2022 after pursing a Civil Engineering Degree that he is still working on. Brayden has a vast knowledge of CAD programs, and works in the field and the office to help prepare deliverables.

Survey Technician II - Crew Chief

Sebastien Olsen

Sebastien provides a great resource for all of our GIS needs and applications. Sebastien also has experience with large wood surveys, and conservation surveys in the central part of New Hampshire. 

Have a Land Surveying Need?

Land Surveying – Planning – Permitting

Whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or a professional in need of precise land surveying, James Verra & Associates, Inc offers a comprehensive range of surveying services. Contact us today!

We're committed to professionalism and excellence.

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If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey with us and contribute to over 110 years of surveying history, get in touch today!