Formed with a Vision

Since it’s charter in 2001, The Excelsior Group, LLC has been providing it’s clientele with a variety of services related to Surveying and Land Planning.  Matthew M Filus, Principal Surveyor of The Excelsior Group, LLC has been directly involved in the Land Surveying and Civil Engineering professions since 1987.  Matthew has been licensed as a Professional Surveyor in the States of Wisconsin and Iowa since 1993 and 1999, respectively.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Land Surveying System
  • Boundary Surveying
  • ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveying
  • Platting
  • Engineering Design Surveying
  • Route Surveying
  • Geodetic Surveying
  • Horizontal and Vertical Control Networks
  • Topographic Mapping
  • Floodplain Mapping
  • FEMA Elevation Certificates and Letters of Map Amendment (LOMA)
  • Cadastral Mapping
  • GIS Data Capture
  • Site Planning and Drainage
  • Contract and Specifications Preparation
  • Contract Administration
  • Field Engineering and Construction Layout
  • Construction Management
  • Records Management
  • Non-Metallic Mining Permitting and Reclamation Planning

Professional Experience

  • Owner and Principal Surveyor at Excelsior Group, LLC 2001-Present
  • Previously served as the Richland County Wisconsin Surveyor (part-time, appointed)
  • Previously served as the Eau Claire County Wisconsin Deputy County Surveyor, administering the county-wide Public Land Surveying System (PLSS) remonumentation program
  • Previously served as the Sauk County Wisconsin Surveyor (part-time, elected)
  • Previously served as Survey Department Head of a private consulting firm
  • Professionally-trained Global Positioning System (GPS) user since 1993


The Excelsior Group, LLC
Surveying & Land Planning
P.O. Box 486
Reedsburg, WI 53959
Office: (608) 356-4131
Facsimile: (866) 848-3055