Master Builder


Who We Are

Warren Barnes is the Master Builder & owner of Evan Sawyer Master Builder. He named the company after two of his five sons, Matthew EVAN and Caleb SAWYER. Born and raised on the Peninsula, Barnes worked his way up through the trades as a master carpenter and now has over thirty years of building experience. His sons currently work for the company making two generations of a family-owned business. The National Association of Home Builders have certified Warren Barnes & ESMB with the following prestigious designations:

The ultimate symbol of the building professional, the Graduate Master Builder (GMB) designation is for experienced veterans only. Before beginning the GMB designation process, you must have the Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) & 10 years of successful building experience.

GMB courses require additional study, with in-depth instruction geared for experienced building professionals. It’s a significant time commitment, but graduates gain a more complete knowledge of all facets in the home building industry while developing a network of peers across the country. They are committed to be the best in Fine Homebuilding, customer service and advanced construction techniques.

The Certified Graduate Master Builder is truly counted among the very finest of home builders in the World. Many years of experience combined with vigorous classroom education and testing elevate the GMB to the pinnacle of Design & Fine Homebuilding.

CERTIFIED Graduate Master Builder

The NAHB and the American Association of Retired People (AARP) jointly developed this program to create the standard necessary to build a home suited to the aging and the elderly. An Age in place specialist is an expert in designing and building homes to accommodate current and future needs that come along with seniors.

The CAPS Builder can design and install key elements such as better lighting, wider doors, lever handles, and downstairs bedrooms as universal to all while specific needs can be customized and tailor-made for any individual.


Certified Green Professionals are equipped with the knowledge and skill to build high-performance homes utilizing the latest in environmentally-sensitive materials and techniques.

The Certified Green Professional™ designation recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green and sustainable building principles into homes— without driving up the cost of construction. The required courses provide a solid background & knowledge in green building methods, materials, & techniques, as well as practical building solutions to the home building industry.




"Your attention to detail and personalization has set a standard that few can live up to. Both personally and professionally, I applaud your efforts."

Greg Garrett


"I have found him to be an extremely knowledgeable builder, a person of the highest integrity, honesty, and unmatched creative skills. He is a visionary when it comes to building homes."

William G. Evans

Keller Williams Realtors

“With Warren’s vision, experience, and eye for detail, he and his team built the finest homes I’ve ever seen. Only a true master builder could orchestrate such affordable and creative excellence.”

Bobby Farino
Through wisdom a house is built; And by understanding it is perfected..
Proverbs 24:3