Brian Strawberry

Senior Economist

Brian Strawberry leads FMI’s efforts in market sizing, forecasting, building products and construction material pricing, and consumption trends. He focuses on primary research methods, including the implementation and analysis of surveys and interviews. Brian also leads and manages various external market research engagements, and constructs tools and models for efficiently performing high-quality analyses. 

Brian’s combination of analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities have proven valuable for many contractors, owners, and private equity groups, as well as industry associations and internal research initiatives. In 2010, Brian led a start-up branch of FMI, Construction Insurance Benchmarking, and developed standardized products for the business. He regularly writes articles for both internal and external construction publications. 


  • Research and Analysis
  • Market Sizing
  • Forecasting


  • Construction


  • Master of Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Bachelor of Science, Business with a concentration in Finance, Elon University

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