Fintan Bennett F.S.C.S.I., F.R.I.C.S.

Fintan Bennett joined Brendan Merry & Partners in 1996 and was appointed Director in 1998.

Fintan has over 30 years’ experience in Quantity Surveying practice. He has specific expertise in the Health, Leisure and Education Sectors including Ecclesiastical Projects.

Fintan was the Project Director for the magnificent Reinstatement of St. Mel’s Cathedral in Longford and is currently working on the refurbishment of the roof at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. Fintan now carries out a significant amount of Reinstatement Valuations for Dioceses throughout the island of Ireland. Brendan Merry & Partners have also worked with Allianz Religious Insurance Division ensuring Churches and Cathedral’s are adequately insured. Our Company is also involved with providing Reinstatement Valuations for The Congregation of the Holy Spirit, a portfolio which includes the Kimmage Manor Spiritan Campus, Rockwell College, Blackrock College, Willow Park Junior School, St. Mary’s College, Templeogue College and St. Mary’s College.

Fintan is also maintaining his significant experience on Healthcare Projects working on Projects for the The Coombe Hospital and Beaumont and has also completed fit-outs for new Swiftcare facilities for the VHI with more projects due to commence shortly.

Fintan has been involved with the construction of many Hotels from green field sites including the Radisson Airport Hotel and Druids Glen Hotel and Resort Development in Wicklow. Other Hotel and Leisure experience includes the Parknasilla Hotel and Resort, The Glenview Hotel and The Burlington.

Fintan also carries out a select list of high-end residential projects for private Clients.

He has also driven the development of the project management services within BMP over the past 5 years and has a number of projects at various stages from initial cost estimates to construction on site where he is the Project Manager.

Damien Morgan M.S.C.S.I., M.R.I.C.S

Damien Morgan joined Brendan Merry & Partners in 2000 and was appointed Director in 2006.

Damien qualified with a degree in Quantity Surveying from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown in 1997 and had previous Quantity Surveying experience working in Belfast, Dublin and Australia before joining Brendan Merry & Partners. He became a Chartered member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors in 2002.

Throughout his time with BMP, Damien has been involved in a wide range of projects for both public and private Clients from Educational (Primary through to Third Level), Healthcare, Office Fit-Outs, Fire Stations, Art Centres, Libraries and refurbishment projects.

He has specific expertise in conservation and Refurbishment Projects, recently completing projects such as the Butler Arts Gallery for Kilkenny County Council and prior to that the restoration of St. Mary’s Church in Kilkenny which houses the Medieval Mile Museum in Kilkenny. He was also involved in the Refresh of the Arts Building on campus in Trinity College which was phased over two summers.

The restoration of Francis Johnston House or the Lower House (former Richmond Asylum) on the TU Campus in Grangegorman, currently on site, encompasses all spectrums of conservation works both in the external façade, internal finishes and the restoration of the structural floors and roof whilst also incorporating new extensions. All of the above will be happening at a fairly unforgiving pace to meet the ambitious programme and be ready in time for the new term in 2020 – 2021.

Damien has also maintained BMP’s experience working on many different and varied Ecclesiastical Projects. He has also worked on some private Residential Apartment Schemes and is also involved in a significant fit-out project for the aviation industry where BMP are working both as Project Manager and Quantity Surveyors.

Damien is involved with developing and improving the company’s quality and I.T. Management Systems which resulted in Brendan Merry & Partners attaining ISO 9001: 2008 status since 2006 which was recently updated to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. He is also instrumental in maintaining BMP’s drive to incorporate all the latest technology advances in the Industry.

External Consultant

Michael Mulryan F.S.C.S.I., F.R.I.C.S.

Michael Mulryan joined Brendan Merry and Partners in 1978 and was appointed Director in 1988. He was Managing Director from 2007 to 2017.

Michael has over 39 years’ experience in Quantity Surveying practice. He has specific expertise in Procurement, Contract and Dispute advice. His broad experience includes major Healthcare, Educational and Commercial projects. Michael works as a Conciliator, Mediator and Arbitrator on contract disputes within the Construction Industry.

Michael is an active member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland. He has been Chairman of the Quantity Surveying Division, Chairman of the Liaison Committee and is currently the Chairman of the Agreed Rules of Measurement Joint Committee and the Surveying Courses Accreditation Committee.