Michael Murphy, Managing Director, Principal, has over 17 years of real estate, investment, due diligence, financial reporting, financial management, audit, and management experience. His prior experience includes over three years as a financial analyst for a hedge fund, Stark Investments, and a year as a consultant for Enterprise Development Inc. Mr. Murphy currently serves as the lead consultant for public, corporate, endowment, and union pension fund accounts. Mr. Murphy's primary consulting responsibilities include developing client strategy, creating tactical investment plans, completing investment due diligence, recommending investments, attending client board meetings, conducting research, and assisting with other special projects. Mr. Murphy has evaluated over $25 billion of real estate investment allocations in both domestic and international markets. Mr. Murphy has also overseen the management and disposition efforts for direct real estate holdings on behalf of clients. Mr. Murphy serves as Courtland's Head of Client Management and as the Manager of the Cleveland office. Mr. Murphy is a member of Courtland's Management Committee and Courtland's Investment Committee. Mr. Murphy assists with the development and implementation of Courtland's strategic initiatives. In addition, Mr. Murphy is involved with the development of new relationships and ventures. Mr. Murphy regularly represents Courtland at various industry functions.
Mr. Murphy received his B.S., cum laude, in Business Administration from Marquette University with a concentration in Finance and an M.B.A. with a dual concentration of Finance and Entrepreneurship from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management.