Marian Finnegan is Managing Director of Sherry FitzGerald Residential & Advisory. She was the first economist appointed to a property company in Ireland, when she established the firm's Research arm in 1996. Subsequently Marian was appointed Chief Economist and Director of Research for Sherry FitzGerald. This role involved monitoring and analysing economic and property indicators in the domestic and international markets. In 1998, Marian joined the board of Sherry FitzGerald Group and in 2019 was appointed Managing Director of Sherry FitzGerald Residential. She is a regular contributor in the Irish and international media and one of the most highly regarded commentators in the industry.