Don Ferrarese - Owner/Manager

Designing and building your custom project or dream home can seem shouldn't be.  We work with local clients who are available every step of they way, and we also complete projects for clients who live out of the area and need that extra attention and trust that we provide.  


Let Elevation Custom Builders use over 40 years of experience in Home Building, Commercial Building, Land Development, and Engineering guide you through every step of the way.  We base our success and business model on building sincere relationships to gain your confidence.  

We help make your next project easy and fun!


Professional Experience

Don Ferrarese started gaining construction and building experience as an apprentice carpenter in southern California and as a vigorous learner has grown with the building industry his entire career.  He has built and managed a wide range of projects from smaller affordable housing to high-end custom home to large-scale commercial buildings/developments and everything in between.  His experience and knowledge of the construction industry in Project Management over the years has provided Don with great management skills that are very well respected with the local Durango subcontractors and suppliers.  Don's ability to attract the best talent through years of trust and successful projects have helped to shape the best building team in the area.


Making Building Easy on YOU!

Mark Anderson - Project Manager

Jeff Perino, P.E. - Owner/Manager

Professional Experience

Jeff Perino is a Colorado Registered Professional Engineer who who has accumulated over 15 years of experience in Design, Project/Construction Management, and Land Development for a wide range of projects.  These skills have proven to be very beneficial in site layout and managing site specific constraints well before and during the construction process to control delays and costs.  His experience working with  a wide range of clients and reviewing agencies such as the Army Corps of Engineers, City and County Engineering and Building staff, CDOT, FEMA, CDPHE, BLM, to name a few have provided Jeff with great leadership and local connections to understand and know how to efficiently approach and resolve site and project specific planning and development challenges. 

Professional Experience