History 2018-02-07T21:13:31+00:00

Our Legacy, from 1877 to Today

At DGT Associates, we trace our history back more than 140 years, and across the work and innovations of many of the region’s most important surveying and engineering firms. We honor and build upon this heritage in everything we do today and in the future.

Our Legacy, from 1877 to Today

At DGT Associates, we trace our history back more than 140 years, and across the work and innovations of many of the region’s most important surveying and engineering firms. We honor and build upon this heritage in everything we do today and in the future.

Aspinwall & Lincoln Civil Engineers and Surveyors founded in Boston by Thomas Aspinwall and Edwin H. Lincoln, both MIT graduates

1877

Aspinwall & Lincoln Civil Engineers and Surveyors founded in Boston by Thomas Aspinwall and Edwin H. Lincoln, both MIT graduates

John F. Hennessy establishes civil engineering practice in Brookline as extension of family’s landscape contracting business, M.E. Hennessy Co. Inc.

1922

John F. Hennessy establishes civil engineering practice in Brookline as extension of family’s landscape contracting business, M.E. Hennessy Co. Inc.

Aspinwall & Lincoln forms partnership with William S. Crocker, and firm renamed William S. Crocker, Civil Engineer in the 1930s

1926

Aspinwall & Lincoln forms partnership with William S. Crocker, and firm renamed William S. Crocker, Civil Engineer in the 1930s

New England Survey Service, Inc. (NESS) founded by H.B. Ullian, also a graduate of MIT

1932

New England Survey Service, Inc. (NESS) founded by H.B. Ullian, also a graduate of MIT

The four Schofield Brothers establish surveying firm in Framingham. Reorganized as Schofield Brothers of New England in 1992.

1937

The four Schofield Brothers establish surveying firm in Framingham. Reorganized as Schofield Brothers of New England in 1992.

Joseph Sullivan acquires MacCarthy & Sullivan Engineering, Inc. of Natick. Renamed Sullivan Surveying in 2012. Acquired by Schofield Brothers in 2017.

1973

Joseph Sullivan acquires MacCarthy & Sullivan Engineering, Inc. of Natick. Renamed Sullivan Surveying in 2012. Acquired by Schofield Brothers in 2017.

Former NESS employee Gunther Greulich forms Gunther Engineering, Inc. in Boston. Through archive acquisitions, Gunther becomes successor firm to Aspinwall & Lincoln, Wm. S. Crocker and NESS.

1983

Former NESS employee Gunther Greulich forms Gunther Engineering, Inc. in Boston. Through archive acquisitions, Gunther becomes successor firm to Aspinwall & Lincoln, Wm. S. Crocker and NESS.

Gunther Engineering acquires J.F. Hennessy Co., and maintains operations at  Brookline offices

1985

Gunther Engineering acquires J.F. Hennessy Co., and maintains operations at  Brookline offices

Schofield Brothers expands to 8 offices across New England with more than 160 employees.

1987

Schofield Brothers expands to 8 offices across New England with more than 160 employees.

Digital Geographic Technologies, Inc. (DGT) founded, opens office in the Boston’s Seaport neighborhood

1996

Digital Geographic Technologies, Inc. (DGT) founded, opens office in the Boston’s Seaport neighborhood

DGT acquires assets, archives of Gunther Engineering and its predecessor firms

2006

DGT acquires assets, archives of Gunther Engineering and its predecessor firms

DGT acquires files and records of Cullinan Engineering of Boston, Auburn and Lakeville, a firm with more than a 50-year history in Massachusetts

2011

DGT acquires files and records of Cullinan Engineering of Boston, Auburn and Lakeville, a firm with more than a 50-year history in Massachusetts

DGT Survey Group North Shore LLC formed with new office in Newburyport, Massachusetts

2011

DGT Survey Group North Shore LLC formed with new office in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Schofield Brothers of New England, Inc. acquired by DGT. Continues operations in Framingham office as Schofield Brothers LLC.

2015

Schofield Brothers of New England, Inc. acquired by DGT. Continues operations in Framingham office as Schofield Brothers LLC.

DGT opens office in Worcester, Massachusetts

2015

DGT opens office in Worcester, Massachusetts

DGT Survey Group renamed DGT Associates, introduces new brand identity

2018

DGT Survey Group renamed DGT Associates, introduces new brand identity