Our Founders

David Buist and Adam Ferrara combined their experience, expertise, and sound financial business decision making skills to found Ferrara Buist, LLC.

Adam Ferrara

COO / Managing Member

Adam is a partner and managing member of Ferrara Buist, LLC. Adam oversees the Charleston SC office and manage growth of the Midlands and lower half of SC. Adam is focused on the overall aspects of Business Development and operations of Ferrara Buist. He provides an invaluable skill set to build a team to get any development project off the ground. Adam is a graduate of College of Charleston with a degree in Business. Adam was chairman of the Developers Council for the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.

  • Board of Directors for Building Board Appeals -York County, SC 2015/2016
  • General Contactors license in SC & NC
  • $30 million in Gross Sales
  • Project Manager & Job flow Expert
  • Entrepreneur/ Business Owner Mentor

David Buist

 Managing Member

David is a partner and managing member of Ferrara Buist, LLC. David oversees the Fort Mill/Charlotte office. David is focused on the overall aspects of the client relationship and operations of Ferrara Buist. David is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in CivilEngineering. David serves on the Boards for both YMCA and Adult Enrichment Center.

  • Professional Engineer State of Florida & South Carolina
  • 2013 York County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award Winner for Entrepreneurship
  • Licensed General contractor in Florida
  • Professional Engineer, State of Florida, State of South Carolina
  • Chairman of the Board, Fort Mill Economic Partners
  • Graduate Leadership York County
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Board Member Adult Enrichment Cente


Ferrara Buist, LLC is a full-service Design-Assist-Build construction firm, as well as, a development construction firm with a highly skilled team working diligently to make sure each project is successful. We are here to built businesses for you!