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Our History

Briner Building was founded in 1969 in Bluffton, Indiana, with a specialization in agriculture, constructing commercial Butler® engineered grain bins, elevators and farm buildings. Today, we are a design/build general contractor that provides full-service construction management, specializing in design-build Butler® Building Systems. Our construction experience ranges from 5,000 sf buildings to over 500,000 sf industrial building systems in Northeast Indiana and Ohio. We also offer building maintenance construction services and reroofing expertise.

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Since we began working with Briner Building in 1998, our relationship has been built on trust. We count on their honesty, integrity and expertise. Eight successful projects later, they still exceed our expectations, without question.”

Steve Lehman
President
Smith Brothers of Berne
Berne, IN

Our Team

Briner Building was founded in 1969, and since then, our talented and experienced team has grown to include more than 40 employees. As a full-service general contractor, we employ a wide range of occupations, including carpenters, steel erectors and concrete laborers. Our entire team works together to make our clients’ visions a reality, in the office and in the field.

Bryan Harshbarger

PRESIDENT/PARTNER

Chris Elser

VP OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT/PARTNER

Dave Anderson Briner Building

Dave Anderson

VP OF CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS

David Theye

SAFETY DIRECTOR

Sam Laws Briner Building

Sam Laws

PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT

Alex Kellam

PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT

Cameron Green Briner Building

Cameron Green

ESTIMATOR/PROJECT MANAGER

Troy Sutterfield Briner Building

Troy Sutterfield

ESTIMATOR/PROJECT MANAGER

Anthony "Roscoe" Miller

ESTIMATOR

Tammy Mitchell Briner Building

Tammy Mitchell

CONTROLLER

Chase Gaff Briner Building

Chase Gaff

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Our Values

We serve clients who are vision-oriented, just like us. And when they have a dream, they come to us to make it a reality. But we don’t do it alone. Our employees and clients work hand-in-hand to bring the vision to life. Together, we’re a team, and we deliver our best, every time.

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    Quality

    Our talented and experienced team is deeply committed to building the highest quality into every project. Our alliance with Butler Manufacturing, who shares that commitment, is one more way we ensure we hit the mark–every time

  • 02

    Integrity

    We treat the people we work with the way we want to be treated–with respect and fairness at the heart of everything we do. Period.

  • 03

    Responsibility

    We treat our clients’ resources as if they’re our own, dependably managing budgets and reinforcing construction best-practices.

  • 04

    Community

    We’ve called this community home for five decades. We’re passionate about being part of its future, and we contribute mightily to its growth, prosperity and momentum.

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    Partnership

    Everything we do, we do alongside our clients every step of the way–from daydream to ribbon cutting.

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