FOUNDED IN 1988
Landscape Service Professionals Inc. is an award winning, full service landscape company. We strive for customer satisfaction and are devoted to providing superior services. We have the resources and experience to professionally complete your project and maintain your property to preserve your investment.
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
We are made up of seasoned professionals with an average tenure of more than twenty years. By practicing a hands-on style of management, every client and project garners the highest degree of responsiveness and personal attention. Our department manager’s work together to insure a safe and efficient program whether it’s new construction, renovations or landscape maintenance. We are committed to performance that exceeds your expectations.
Sandra Benton, President / CEO, FCLC
With over 20 years of professional experience in construction contract administration, accounting and landscape project management, Sandy oversees all aspects of the business. Becoming a certified Minority Contractor and Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association Certified Landscape Contractor (FCLC) has been a great asset in the municipal and public markets. Sandra is also a FNGLA certified judge and County and State Board Member.
Tom Benton, Vice President, Landscape Division, FCLT
Having made South Florida his home in 1980, Tom began working in the landscape industry almost immediately. With the knowledge and leadership he possessed, Tom quickly became the operations manager of a landscape installation division of one of the largest real estate development companies in South Florida. Having a great rapport with construction industry professionals and landscape inspectors, Tom offered a chance for our business to grow. Tom continues his hands on management since joining the family business fourteen years ago. He is a FNGLA Certified Landscape Technician and a certified judge.
Karmen Burn, Vice President, COO
Karmen brings us years of paralegal knowledge including extensive litigation and contract experience. Learning the landscape construction business came easily for Karmen who now manages projects from inception to completion including estimate and contract review, permitting, progress billings and close-out. She works hands on with the construction and property managers and attends construction and property management meetings to ensure that our projects run efficiently.
Steve Burn, Vice President, Irrigation Installation Division
Steve is our irrigation license holder who manages the irrigation division. Steve has years of experience in the construction industry and oversees multiple crews, estimating and irrigation system design. Managing the installation of irrigation systems from 2” to 8” mainline, our crews have over 100 years of irrigation experience. Being a member of the Irrigation Society and Irrigation Association ensures our commitment to being the best in the industry.
Mark Christofori, Senior Account Manager, CPO
Having a wide spectrum of South Florida Green Industry knowledge, Mark brings 32 years of experience in landscape design, installation and maintenance to our team. Customer satisfaction and building new relationships is a key part of Mark’s role. He also has the knowledge, expertise and touch to design virtual landscape plans ranging from the native Florida Friendly to lush tropical paradise.
Jamill Leiva, Director of Landscape Maintenance Operations / Business Development
Jamill has 20 years of Green Industry experience. He has an excellent working knowledge of South Florida Landscape maintenance. His organizational skills as well as leadership and team building adds a great strength to our Team. Jamill is committed to working closely with our clients and understanding their needs. Training and Safety is also one of Jamill’s strong points as well.
Edward Barry, Landscape Property Maintenance Manager, FCLT
Ed offers years of landscape maintenance and installation experience in South Florida. Ed is a FNGLA Certified Landscape Technician and Judge. His primary focus is crew training and safety. Ed’s eye for detail insures that each client is a satisfied client and properties always look their very best.