Mr. Murphy is Chief Investment Officer at Pender Capital. He brings over 16 years of experience in both commercial real estate finance and capital markets.
Prior to joining Pender, Mr. Murphy served as Managing Director/ Senior Vice President for Liberty SBF, a commercial finance company based in Philadelphia, where he was responsible for establishing Liberty’s Western Regional HQ in Los Angeles and directed West Coast originations and operations. Mr. Murphy personally originated over $60 million of commercial loans during the first year of operations on the West Coast.
IIn 2008, Mr. Murphy joined Silver Point Capital, LP in New York, a Goldman Sachs partner fund, where he was responsible for commercial real estate loan originations and insurance-linked securities trading. During his tenure at Silver Point, Mr. Murphy traded more than $500 million in distressed commercial real estate debt, insurance-linked securities, and assets in the capital markets.
From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Murphy served as Senior Vice President/Division Director of Velocity Commercial Capital. During his tenure at Velocity, Mr. Murphy was the company’s highest grossing originator in each consecutive year, responsible for more than $300 million in originations.
Mr. Murphy holds a BA from the University of Arkansas.