Our Team

John T. Murphy


Recognized as one of the leading real estate experts in Chicago for his development, advisory and management skills, Mr. Murphy has been on the real estate scene since 1989. As President of Murphy Asset Management, LLC, he develops corporate opportunities, advances company initiatives and serves as a principal and advisor to institutional clients.

Chris Horney

Managing Director

Chris joined Murphy Asset Management, LLC in 2013 as Senior Associate on the Development team. He brings a wealth of real estate and finance experience to his role ranging from real estate/asset investment modeling to analysis and allocation strategy.


Steve Steinberg

Managing Director

Steve brings expertise in hotel operations, sales and marketing/revenue generation, financial analysis, and physical asset maintenance and more.  He oversees the hotel projects (post-construction) for Murphy Asset Management, LLC, and provides liaison services between ownership groups and hotel management companies.

Sabrina Green


As an analyst with Murphy Asset Management, Sabrina is responsible for investor reporting, deal analysis and underwriting, and project management. Sabrina's prior experience showcases a deep knowledge of the hotel industry, firmly grounded in quantitative analysis.



Brian Larson


Brian has been in the hotel industry since 1981, serving with several major hotel companies. His areas of expertise include hotel finance and operations, food and beverage, financial analysis, pre-opening support, and brand/3rd party operator relationships. Brian provides client consultation, analysis, and support for client projects including pre-opening, acquisition and ongoing operations.