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Phil Puchner


In 1953 the founder of Benchmark Associates, Phil Puchner came to Sun Valley after serving in the 10th Mountain Division in World War II where he became an avid alpine and cross country ski racer. Over the years he established his engineering and surveying company while busy as a ski instructor.

In April 2023 Benchmark Associates merged companies with Galena Engineering to become Galena-Benchmark Engineering. 

Today, Galena-Benchmark is a full service multi-discipline firm providing professional services in civil engineering, land planning, surveying, and land information systems. 

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"As a project manager at Conrad Brothers I have had the opportunity to work with Benchmark Associates on many projects over the past 20 years.

From project design, surveying to final certifications Benchmark has always provided excellent service and adapted to owner directed changes in a timely manner allowing for a smooth construction process.

I would highly recommend Benchmark Associates for your Civil Engineering and Survey needs on your upcoming project."

Troy M. Brown

P.M. Conrad Brothers

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