MEET OUR TEAM

Our firm is comprised of a highly qualified and diverse group of passionate professionals dedicated to creating and building outdoor spaces that are sensitive to the specific site, architecture, environment and lifestyle of our clients.

Robert Schucker

President

Robert studied at Rutgers’ Cook College and founded R&S Landscaping as a one-man mowing service in 1984. He is a Certified Landscape Professional and New Jersey Certified Irrigation Contractor, and is a member of the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association and PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network.

Amy Punyon

Office Manager

Amy is an accomplished executive assistant with 30 years office management experience. She has managed business offices in both the silk screening and landscaping field.

Julienne Watson

Project Manager, Horticulturist

Julie Watson has a vast knowledge of horticulture and turf care practices. She facilitates communication between our clients and crews to ensure an excellent customer service. Julie also oversees our specialty gardening teams.

Gamze Simsek

Landscape Designer/Estimator

Gamze began her study of landscape design in her home country of Turkey where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from University of Ege in Izmir, Turkey.

Damian Sanchez

Project Manager

Damian Sanchez attended the University Catolica Santiago de Guayaquil where he studied agriculture before coming to the United States in 2002. Damian earned his Pesticide License and became a Certified Landscape Technician in the practices of both Hardscape and Softscape; obtained his Landscape Management Certificate from Rutgers University. Damian has been employed at R&S Landscaping as a construction foreman since May 2003. His daily responsibilities include project management, hardscape installation, and leading his construction team.

Joseph Young

Joseph received his Bachelors in Landscape Architecture from Philadelphia University and he is an associate member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA); New Jersey Tree Keeper Certification; skilled in graphic presentation; with over 3 years’ experience, Joseph manages and designs landscape projects of all different scales.  Joseph is currently pursuing his Project Management Professional Certification.

Adam George

Project Manager

Adam George has an extensive amount of experience working with a wide variety of ornamental plants and trees, as well as a variety of different hardscaping applications such as; brick pavers and blue stone patios and walkways, flagstone and block retaining walls, and blue stone steps.

Carla Kendall

Irrigation Coordinator

Carla is an experienced logistics manager and customer service representative. Her previous experience includes the hotel and hospitality industries.