In September 2018, CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) acquired CB Richard Ellis-N.E. Partners, L.P. (CBRE/New England), a long-standing joint venture with Whittier Partners Group and the leading full-service commercial real estate services operation in New England.
Mr. Murphy began his commercial real estate brokerage career in 1979, concentrating in the sale and leasing of properties throughout eastern Massachusetts. A specialist in the brokerage of office space, Mr. Murphy has leased or sold more than 10 million square feet in the Greater Boston marketplace. In 1999, Lynch Murphy Walsh & Partners, of which Mr. Murphy was a founding partner and executive vice president, was acquired by Insignia/ESG with the goal of expanding its service base in Boston and New England. In 2003, Insignia was purchased by CBRE.
Mr. Murphy has served many corporate and institutional clients in the New England area. He is a member of the Law Firm Practice Group, an international group of senior executives focused on servicing the law firm industry. Mr. Murphy's law firm clients include Mintz Levin, et al, Nixon Peabody LLP and Riemer & Braunstein.
Major commercial clients include NEC Information Systems, Metropolitan Life and Raytheon Company.
- GBREB Commercial Leasing and Investment Committee President, 1997
- Massachusetts Brokerage Team of the Year, 2004
- Arbitrator, Greater Boston Commercial Real Estate Industry