Professionals in Civil Engineering | Land Surveying | Geospatial | GIS | Environmental Sciences

Providing solutions to public and private clients across central Florida since 1987

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What We Do

Who We Are

Founded as Farner Barley and Associates, Inc. in April 1987 by Robert “Bob” Farner, PE, PSM, and William “Steve” Barley, PSM, our company has undergone significant growth and transformation over the past 37 years.

With a diverse array of clients, numerous projects, expansion to three office locations, and a dedicated team of over 155 professionals, CFB has evolved into a leading multi-disciplinary firm in the AEC industry.

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Proven Track Record – With 37 years of experience serving thousands of clients across Central Florida, our expertise is unparalleled.

  • Large-scale projects are our specialty.
  • We manage over 5,400 projects each year.
  • Since 1992, we’ve proudly held our position as the engineering and consulting firm for The Villages®, FL

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Exceptional Team – At the core of our success lies our exceptional team.

  • Our workforce has grown by 85% since 2020.
  • Over 155 dedicated professionals who bring expertise to every project.
  • We foster a collaborative environment where everyone contributes their best, striving to innovate and excel as a unified team every day. 

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Active Communication – Our daily interactions are driven by client satisfaction.

  • Our leaders actively participate in project execution, collaborate with our teams in the field, and directly engage with clients.
  • We prioritize responsiveness as an anchor of our company purpose, ensuring that we are always available when our clients and team members need us.

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Our Work

Our experience on large-scale projects is what sets us apart.

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Latest News

Jun 7, 2024

Q&A with Brian Sumner – CFB’s Geospatial Division Manager and Drone Pilot

Brian Sumner Geospatial Division Manager We’re excited to introduce Brian Sumner, the Geospatial Division Manager at CFB. Brian has been with CFB since May 2022 and brings a wealth of …

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We're excited to announce that our Clearwater office has moved to its new location!