You Don't Have To Settle For Good
On Time, On Budget
Efficient scheduling and planning keep our projects running smoothly.
Quality you can see. No detail is overlooked and no shortcuts taken.
Decades of Experience
We'll be there to guide you every step of the way throughout your project.
Crafted using the finest materials, Bear Paw homes retain their value.
Fairfield County, CT
- New Canaan
Towns We Serve
- New Canaan
Your Local Experts
Peter GaboriaultWith an eye for quality design and a passion for building, Peter oversees all daily operations at Bear Paw Builders. 30 years of building beautiful homes has given him a plethora of construction knowledge and expertise. As a lifelong resident of Fairfield County, he enjoys staying active in the community, dedicating much of his time to local organizations such as the Home Builders and Remodelers Association (HBRA), Wilton Historical Society and Wilton Land Conservation Trust. In his spare time, he can usually be found milling his own lumber or cooking a gourmet meal for his family.
Steve PearsallAn integral part of the Bear Paw team, Steve has spent his entire career working in the real estate industry. He joined the company in 2000, initially raising capital and acting as a liaison with lenders, but soon become involved in all aspects of the business. His calm demeanor and painstaking attention to detail make him the perfect intermediary between clients and subcontractors. Steve volunteers much of his free time to coaching youth lacrosse.
Tom GaboriaultTom is the primary point of contact for all current and prospective clients. He ensures that projects are completed on time and on budget by coordinating with employees, suppliers and subcontractors. Holding several positions at Bear Paw since 2002 — from bookkeeper to laborer — has given him invaluable experience and solidified his complete understanding of every aspect of the construction process. He also enjoys trying his hand at web design (i.e. this website). When he is not working, Tom enjoys playing basketball and is an avid New York sports fan.
Some of Our Awards
For many years of service and continued commitment to the local building community.
Builder Of The Year
In recognition of the projects we completed that year — most notably Hidden Hill.
Best Auxiliary Structure
Complete with a kitchen, bathroom and outdoor shower, the pool house at Edgewater Drive had it all.
What Our Clients Say...
The most admirable quality of the team has been their integrity and customer-friendly approach. Bear Paw has gone above and beyond the call on several occasions, many of them post warranty.
- Chris & Melinda Smith
It was a pleasure working with the guys at Bear Paw. Their craftsmanship is outstanding and they couldn't have been friendlier or more attentive throughout the project. I highly recommend Bear Paw and will only use them for future projects!
- T.P. Catalano
I can't say enough about the Bear Paw Team. Not only was the quality of their work spectacular, but more importantly the process was flawless. Tom and Butch were incredibly responsive and models of impeccable customer service.
- Steve R.