Meet The President
Paul Saiz is a native Marylander, growing up in Montgomery County. After earning a degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Paul returned to the region and became a leader in the green industry by focusing on specialty landscape projects. When the demand for erosion and sediment control grew, Mr. Saiz and his team of landscape professionals became involved in more difficult environmental projects and Gold Leaf Group was formed to provide Solutions for Surroundings.
Paul works closely with his team and directly with clients on all projects to ensure the highest quality of workmanship and an exceptional level of service. Additionally, his bilingual skills help foster clear communications with coworkers and industry professionals alike.
Mr. Saiz and his family reside in Maryland, where he remains active in his community. He has taught landscape construction at the college level and has participated in many industry associations on the local and national level.
About Gold Leaf Group
For more than 30 years, Gold Leaf Group has been a prominent supplier of green solutions in the Mid-Atlantic region. Growing on a stellar reputation for engineering environmentally sound solutions, the company offers complex hardscapes and softscapes, living walls, compost blankets, natural erosion barriers and much more.
Our unique ability to exceed customers' needs effectively and efficiently stems from our deep experience and knowledgeable team, coupled with our sophisticated, highly efficient equipment. The Gold Leaf Group team approaches every project with an unrivaled level of professionalism, accessibility and quality.
Gold Leaf Group Clients Include:
- Environmental Organizations
- Federal, State and City Governments
- Commercial Institutions
- National Parks
- Colleges and Universities
- Residential Homeowners
Meet Our Team of Landscape Professionals, Construction & Maintenance Experts
Gold Leaf Group has the finest team of landscape professionals and construction professionals in the industry. From our CEO to our designers, architects, engineers, environmentalists and administrative staff we bring over 3 decades of experience in landscape, maintenance, construction and blown services to your residential or commercial project. Learn about our staff below or contact us now for immediate assistance.
With over 20 years of commercial construction experience Eddie has the knowledge in interpreting specifications, blue prints and other construction documents while meeting deadlines set by the Owners and General Contractors. Whatever landscape or hardscape material is required per plans or design Eddie can locate it, and can make sure that the product is installed per manufacturers instruction and in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines.
Eddie enjoys meeting the new challenges that present themselves to the team daily. He looks forward to helping customers solve their landscaping needs whether it be with hardscape, softscape or with blower truck services.
When it comes to making sure a project is done right, Craig is one of our customers’ biggest champions. From the beginning of each project, Craig is there to determine what the exact needs and specifications are for each project. He takes detailed measurements of a customer’s playground and sand box to come up with accurate measurements and a calculation of how much wood carpet and sand the playground needs. This attention to detail, along with consistent follow-up and follow-through are what help each project run smoothly and get done on-time and on-budget.
Craig comes to Gold Leaf Group with many years of experience as well as a B.S. degree from University of Wisconsin. He also holds a Licentiate degree from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and is a member of the National Dance Council of America.
Construction Division Manager
Remberto has over 20 years experience with Gold Leaf Group. He is known for his strong attention to detail and his well rounded skill set that enables him to make even the most difficult projects come to fruition.
Remberto prides himself on the diligent management of his crews and the on-time completion of projects. With Remberto on the job, our clients can be sure that their job will be done on-time and on-budget.
Maintenance Account Manager
Jim’s 30 years in the landscape maintenance business has provided him with the experience and skill set needed to easily identify exterior spaces that need improvements and then provide quality landscape designs that not only improve the overall appearance of that space, but takes into consideration the area, climate and other conditions. Jim attended the University of Maryland – eastern shore. He is a certified pesticide applicator, certified horticulturist and has won numerous LCA awards. He also received golden shovel awards from the cities of Arlington and Gaithersburg and golden triangle awards from the District of Columbia.
Jim really enjoys working in the landscape industry because of the opportunities it has provided him both personally and professionally. His values are simple. He believes that you always honor the commitments you make both verbally and contractually and that you do your best to exceed the customer’s expectations.
Diane has 15 years of experience at Gold Leaf Group. She oversees office operations and procedures including accounting duties, payroll, job costing, bookkeeping and tax filings to name a few of her duties.
Diane’s strong work ethic and honest and fair approach to her work, makes her a pivotal asset to Gold Leaf Group. In her free time, Diane is involved with volunteering at her church.