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DEVOTION TO EXCELLENCE

With 35 years’ of experience beautifying properties in the GTA, Land-Con prides itself on honesty, integrity and satisfaction in a job well done. Our projects receive industry-wide recognition for outstanding quality, professionalism and customer satisfaction.

COMPASSIONATE CARE

We capture and reflect the unique vision of our clients, who trust us to create while abiding to strict specifications, standards and timelines. We value our client’s opinions and respect the importance of budget guidelines. The jobsite is always left clean and ready for construction. We respect our client’s properties and we are courteous and considerate to the clients and their neighbours.

ACCOMPLISHED TEAM

Active members at Landscape Ontario and Build, we are also certified with ICPI(interlock concrete pavement institute) & NCMA (National concrete & Masonry association). Winner of the CNLA National award for “Commercial Construction”, Casey van Maris Award for “Best Innovative and Unique Landscape Design” & multiple Provincial awards of excellence. At Land-Con, our principles, passion, and reputation speak for themselves. Our valued clients will agree: coupled with
our highly qualified management team and crews are exceeding the industry standards.

AFTER CARE

A Land-Con, we believe that after-care is as important as any part of the project. if at any time after the project is completed, there are any questions or concerns we are here to help. We cover our workmanship with a five year extended warranty. This warranty is transferable if you happen to sell your home within the five year period. Our top priority is customer service. We take pride in providing courteous, prompt responses to all clients: past and present.

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Jeremy Lerner
Ofer Winkler

About

The Owners

Growing up together over the past 30 years, Ofer Winkler and Jeremy Lerner have formed a strong friendship which naturally became a great partnership. They have both been in the landscape industry since 1997 giving them a combined 40years of experience in this industry. Ofer and Jeremy each bring their specialized on-site experience to the table. Their continued education in landscape design and construction makes them a team like no other. Ofer and Jeremy have a passion for the landscape industry and they apply it to each project they undertake, giving home owners a unique experience, providing them with the attention and time their vision deserves. This has made Land-Con a well-respected company within the industry and with competitors around the GTA. Together, Ofer and Jeremy are an award winning team that transforms their clients’ vision into reality by providing professional services with an eye for design and quality while adhering to budgets and time constraints.

Meet our

Team
Ofer Winkler - Co-Founder / Business Development

Ofer Winkler

Co-Founder / Business Development

Ofer Winkler is the founding partner of Land-Con Ltd.  Descending from a very hard working immigrant family, at the young age of 16, Ofer decided he wanted to financially help his family and always visualized being financially independent.  He knocked on neighborhood doors offering lawn mowing services in his community.  He was not afraid of rolling up his sleeves and working hard.  That was the beginning of Winkler Landscaping.  Ofer accumulated many customers in the neighbourhood and began using some of his profits to buy advanced equipment and then hiring employees to keep up with the demand.  By the young age of 25 He had a staff of 25 employees and over 1000 customers, a very successful business that he built with his own two hands.  While he missed out on many trips and adventures with family and friends, he developed a sizeable company which he sold in his twenties and pivoted to pursue a career in landscape construction projects.

Ofer’s passion for the business has allowed him to be creative and versatile in growing the business to new heights.  After a decade in the business, Ofer’s vision was to push the envelope and change the way in which people view the industry through innovative design, skillful workmanship, and impeccable customer service.  He knew it was too much to take on alone whilst managing all of his ongoing projects.  It was then that Ofer and Jeremy Lerner, who was a close childhood friend and esteemed colleague in the industry realized that they share the same vision, dedication and unstoppable drive for success.   In 2010, they Co-founded Land-Con Ltd, and the rest is history….

Jeremy Lerner

Jeremy Lerner

Co-Founder / Sales Director

Since he was 18 years old, he was on his own and it was necessary for him to earn a living in order to pay the bills.  He knew he was not the type of person that would be able to work for someone, he wanted to be his own boss and create.  He decided to open his first business at that time.  Supreme Stone, a landscaping company Jeremy grew into a lucrative business in just a few years.  He always believed in hard work, had no tolerance for complaining .  When things needed to get done he would be the first one to get his own hands dirty, working alongside his employees, ensuring that every step was executed impeccably, which earned their respect.

Jeremy is a perfectionist, which was always an immense advantage to his clients.  He has high demands of himself and his employees to provide top workmanship and impeccable customer service, which is the reason his business grew so quickly.

Jeremy knew that in order to grow even further, he would need to surround himself with likeminded people that had the same vision as him and would stop at nothing to create a landscaping company like no other.  A company with immaculate workmanship, innovative ground breaking designs and a company that would set a new industry standard.  It was then that he decided to partner up with co-founder, Ofer Winkler, a childhood friend and esteemed colleague.  Together, they created Land-Con Ltd.

 

On his spare time, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his two girls on his boat, works out daily and rides his motorcycle.

Taylor Fifield

Taylor Fifield

Consultant/ Designer

Celebrating his 10th year in the industry, our award-winning landscape designer, Taylor Fifield, continues to explore and push landscape design barriers. With 5 years of construction experience and 5 years of design and consulting experience, Taylor strives for excellence with all clients. He began his landscaping career working in construction while attending high school. After living in Banff Alberta as a snowboard instructor, he formalized his love of landscape design by enrolling at Fanshawe College. He continued working in the industry as a skilled labourer, eventually overseeing a construction team as foreman. After finishing school, he began working with Land-Con as their designer and consultant. Creating countless designs and completing projects of all sizes Taylor showcases his unique style, often blending modern landscape concepts with more natural elements. Taylor specializes in 3D design, which provides the best opportunity for clients to visualize their outdoor space. When not engaged in designing and working with his clients Taylor enjoys travelling, extreme sports, music and spending quality time with his friends and family.

Jason Smith

Jason Smith

General Manager

Jason has been in the landscape industry for the past 15 years. He graduated from Humber College with a Landscape design and Horticulture degree.

His passion and dedication come across daily, as he continues to have a huge contribution to the Land-Con team.

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Kin Chan

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER / CONSULTANT

Wood working and renovation runs deep within the family, Kin Chan started his journey in the field of cabinetry at a very young age. This second nature inspired him to explore the world of Architecture.

Soon after graduation from the Environmental Design program at OCADu in 2013, Kin dedicated his practice in the field of Landscape Architecture. He began this career as a Horticulturist at a local nursery. From growing specimen plants, designing grand English gardens, pricing and management, down to the installation, he did it all. Striving to better himself, he experimented with a plethora of digital tools. Kin self-taught himself to present through the use of 2D drawings, 3D designing software and even through virtual reality while taking a mentorship with two senior Landscape Architects.

His experiences and passion gravitated him to several awe-striking projects of Land-Con in early 2018.
After two years, Kin is now one of the Landscape Designers at Land-Con. He continues to push the Design front with the multi-disciplinary family of Land-Con. Celebrating the love of wood, the strength of steel, and the beauty of natural stone, he honed his concept that all material has its correct place. The freedom from Land-Con has encouraged him to compose projects filled with exciting materials, presenting unique cutting-edge solutions to each and every client.

When the design-cap is removed, Kin heavily involves himself in Historical European Martial Arts. Studying the old world of the 14th to 18th century by donning his 70lb steel armor on a weekly basis.

Simon Sobotni

Simon Sobotnik

Partner / Sr. Project Manager

Simon has been working in the construction industry since a young age, growing up in a family of ecologists, foresters and construction contractors, he appreciates the benefits of outdoor living year-round. Simon has his ICPI Certificate from the Interlocking and Concrete Paving Institute. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) with Honours from Humber College. In his spare time, he enjoys downhill skiing, camping, and scuba diving.

Anthony Bartolin

Anthony Bartolini

Landscape Designer & Consultant

For my first job, I started working in the landscaping industry and gained a lot of hands on experience and knowledge by working for a high-end landscape company, and then moved on to work with an industry leading architect.

I have had the opportunity to collaborate on many high-end landscape projects; including cabanas/pool houses, home additions, decks and various other landscape related structure, which gives me the knowledge with all types of landscape materials and construction practices, as well as extensive experience with 2D and 3D design software’s.

Heidi Pereira

Heidi Pereira

Landscape Designer & Estimator

Heidi’s practice blends modern design concepts and curated plantings to create unique and immersive landscapes that cater to each client’s individual style.

Heidi comes to Land-Con with over 15 years of professional experience in marketing and design, managing corporate branding and advertising programs across a variety of industries. Throughout her career, Heidi’s garden was always her sanctuary. Today, she embraces her passion and pours it into the landscapes she creates with her clients.

Graduating with Distinction from the University of Guelph, Heidi earned a diploma in Landscape Design and a certificate in Horticulture.  She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and a post-graduate certificate in Corporate Communications from Humber College.

Danielle Gomes

Danielle Gomes

Landscape Designer & Estimator

Danielle has been in the landscape industry for the past 4 years and is going into her 5th landscape season. She has had experience in multiple fields within the industry including working in maintenance, landscape construction as well as landscape design.

She is a graduate of the Fanshawe College Landscape design program and has studied gardens and landscape design in England and Italy. Her passion for travel and new ideas is what drives her creativity.

Her design work is a flare of inspiration for contemporary, naturalistic and rustic design as she tries to include that creative touch to each landscape. She is eager to challenge the norm and find unique materials to create imaginative environments.

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

Josephine Lenkey

Josephine Lenkey

Landscape Designer / Office Manager

Josephine studied at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario and graduated from both the GIS & Urban Planning, and the Environmental Design & Planning programs. She is passionate about design and working with different mediums to make a project come to life such as 2D/3D drawings and photography; to create enduring, vibrant landscapes combining form and function.

Chris

Chris Parr

Head Of Landscaping and Pools

Chris graduated from Fleming College in 2010 with a dual diploma in Environmental Technology. During his time in school he took a special interest in native trees and shrubs and continued his education with an ornamental plant protection course through The University of Guelph.

He has spent the last 8 years in the landscape industry with a near even split between residential and commercial landscaping. This has helped him gain an excellent knowledge base for many different types of landscaping implementations. Whether it’s hardscape or softscape, Chris tackles it head on with a passion that shows in the final product. Couple that passion with his life long love of the outdoors and Chris is in his element when creating beautiful outdoor spaces on a small or large scale.

Chance Boutot

Chance Boutot

Head of Masonry

Chance has been with Land-Con for over 5 years and has over 10 years of masonry experience.

He leads the masonry team at Land-Con.

On his spare time, he loves spending time up north with his family and loves race cars.

Kevin Dias

Kevin Dias

Head of Carpentry

Kevin has been a carpenter for over 15 years and has become a well-respected  in the landscape industry.

He leads a very strong carpentry crew for Land-Con.

On his spare time he likes to spend time at the cottage with family and friends.