Instructor

Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy
Michael G. Murphy is the President of Douglas Elliman Real Estate's Commercial Division and sits on the Senior Executive Advisory Board. He oversees the day-to-day operations, and plays a pivotal role in the recruitment of top talent and integrating the company’s real estate brokerage activities with project and facilities management.

Michael is responsible for the inception of the full-service commercial real estate division at Douglas Elliman. An expert negotiator, Murphy has proven to be a trailblazer and is an iconic figure in the business industry. Prior to joining Douglas Elliman, he was managing principal at Global Commercial Realty. He also co-owned the “Dublin” Group, a chain of restaurant/bars throughout the LI area including Dublin Down, Dublin Over, Dublin Deck, Planet Dublin, Murphy’s Law, Venue 56, and Prato 850.

Michael has consistently been honored with numerous TOP Broker awards such as the Pinnacle Award, Platinum award, the Prestigious 40 Under 40 Award and has consecutively been presented with the Award for # 1 Commercial Broker for GCI and Transactions within the Elliman network. He was also the Recipient of the CoStar Power Broker Award from 2016-2020 and was honored as Long Island Business News Top Commercial Broker for 2017.

Michael has an extensive academic background. After first receiving his B.A. from CW Post, he received his MBA in International Business from Franklin College, in Lugano Switzerland.

Michael is a member of Commercial Industry Brokers Society of Long Island (CIBS), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Long Island Commercial Network (LICN) and LIBI. He participates in philanthropic activities: Sunshine Kids, American Heart Association, Toys for Tots, St. Jude and All-Inclusive Lacrosse.