About Us


GEF provides municipal planning, land use planning, site planning, master planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. Built on integrity, GEF takes pride in the quality of its products. Our products are environmentally sensitive, buildable, and cost-effective. Diversely skilled, GEF tackles multifaceted projects – eliminating scheduling lapses that can complicate project coordination and cause delays.

GEF provides services to public and private sector clients throughout Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Delaware. GEF’s outstanding capabilities as planners, site planners, landscape architects, and environmentalists have insured the company’s success. The largest percentage of our work comes from repeat business, referrals, and reputation.

Quality, service, results, and imagination are the aspirations in every project GEF undertakes. A firm believer in professional development, GEF takes the time to educate staff, clients, and the public on current industry standards.

The GEF portfolio includes countless transportation, commercial, residential, parks, and recreational projects. Clients include: University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland State Highways Administration, City of Glenarden, Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Miller and Smith, Lincoln Properties, Natelli Communities, and Harford County, Maryland. Projects have included Swan Harbor Farm Master Plan, MD Route 40 Streetscape, Maryland RT 97, (Georgia Avenue) Streetscape, Maritime Plaza, Cleymyjontri, Hadley’s Playground, Inspiration Field, The Preserve at Avenel, Endicott Hills, Kensington Orchids, and Lapin Edelen Rubblefill. Many of the firm’s projects have been honored with design awards, and have been featured in newspapers and on national television.

GRACE E. FIELDER, PLA, AICP, established GEF in 1991. GEF is fully licensed and insured and is a certified MFD company in Maryland. The firm is headquartered in Maryland. GEF stays current with the recent changes in hardware and software that serve our industry. We are committed to the use of graphics and design programs in land development projects that enhance our abilities to gain acceptance and approval of client projects.

Our Mission

We at GRACE E. FIELDER & ASSOCIATES, CHARTERED Strive to exceed expectations for quality, service, and results. It is through our STANDARDS, PERSISTENCE, AND INTEGRITY that we achieve this goal.


A Message From President



Thank you for considering doing business with GRACE E. FIELDER & ASSOCIATES, CHARTERED. At our founding in 1991, we set out to provide our clients with excellent buildable designs, designs that respect clients’ investment dollars and that enhance the built environment.

When you do business with GRACE E. FIELDER & ASSOCIATES, CHARTERED, you have my personal commitment to integrity and excellence. My door is always open to our clients, and I am never more than a phone call away.