HomeQuest Builders was founded in 2006 by industry veterans Steve Smalto and Brad Greene. For more than twenty years Steve and Brad have been building innovative, quality and energy efficient homes and satisfying homebuyers in the Raleigh, Durham and surrounding North Carolina Counties
No job is too big or small. From renovations and additions to million dollar custom homes….HomeQuest puts innovative, energy efficient and quality values and thoughts into every project.
Meet the HomeQuest Team
Co – Founder/Owner
Steve co- founded HomeQuest Builders in 2006 with Brad Greene and currently serves as President. Steve is a 25 year construction veteran in the Raleigh/Durham area. After graduating from UNC Wilmington with a BS in Biology, he became involved in the local building industry. Steve learned the ropes with area custom builders leading construction teams in all facets of home construction. In 1987 Steve took a position with a large privately owned local builder and for the next 18 years, the last 8 as its President and COO, he helped to grow this company from $3 million to over $40 million in sales.
Steve’s extensive knowledge and working experience in the building industry culminated in the formation of HomeQuest Builders Inc. in 2006. He and partner Brad Greene share a passion for working with customers to provide sensible solutions to home ownership. Steve takes particular pride in implementing energy efficient and green build innovations into the homes they build because it is "just the right thing to do."
Steve is a 42 year resident of Raleigh where he grew up with an appreciation of Raleigh’s unique quality of life. He is a dedicated husband and father of two girls ages 4 and 8. The family enjoys traveling, skiing, boating, hiking and camping together.
Co – Founder/Owner
Brad serves as Vice President of HomeQuest and founded the company with Steve in 2006. Brad is a 12 year home construction veteran in the Raleigh/Durham area. His passion for the construction industry began in high school and college where he worked for several area custom builders. He graduated from Appalachian State University in 1990 with a Bachelors degree in Communications. After a short career in television news management, Brad returned to his passion of building homes and started a career with a large privately owned local builder. While there, Brad served under various management positions in production, sales and purchasing while helping the company to build over 300 homes a year.
Brad genuinely likes being in the "field" and being a part of the building process while helping run the company. He genuinely loves the housing industry and calls it his passion. He takes pride in being an innovative builder using the latest technologies in design, energy efficiency and green construction.
Brad is a native North Carolinian growing up in the Raleigh. Brad’s other passion is his family. He and his wife make there home in Raleigh with their 9 year old daughter, and Australian Sheppard. They like traveling, skiing, boating, tennis and spending time at the mountains and coast.