Pat Murphy, Jr. is our President and CEO. The great-grandson of our founder, John C. Murphy, Pat is the fourth member of the Murphy clan to serve as president of the company. Under his leadership, Murphy Company has grown to be one of the nation’s leading and innovative mechanical and industrial contractors with cutting-edge technology, a workforce of 1,000-plus in Missouri and Colorado, and an impressive client roster. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Administration and Economics, Pat also is a graduate of the MCCA’s Leadership Institute. He joined Murphy Company in 1995 as an estimator and then worked in virtually every department within the company to learn the business inside and out.
Pat is an active community leader as a member of the Young President’s Organization, the St. Louis Regional Chamber, and the Regional Business Council. Pat and his wife, Laura, believe in giving back to the community, especially as members of United Way’s de Tocqueville Society in St. Louis and Denver. He is a longtime board member of Chaminade College Preparatory School, his high school alma mater. He also has served as Secretary/Trustee for SSM (St. Mary’s) Health Foundation. Always at the forefront of industry leadership, he helped found the AGC of St. Louis Young Constructors Forum (YCF) and served with the local AGC board. Pat played soccer for Notre Dame. He also has a passion for fishing with his family and his favorite captain in Florida. Pat married his high school sweetheart and, together, Laura and Pat have two daughters and a son.