Our Team

John T. Murphy

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 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 Horney joined Murphy Development Group in 2013 and currently serves as the division’s Managing Director. Chris brings a breadth of real estate and finance experience to the role that includes real estate/asset investment analysis, as well as development execution on a number of assets. Chris leads the development team by analyzing and underwriting commercial real estate development and acquisition opportunities and is actively involved in the execution of all development projects.


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.


Matthew Beach

Development Project Manager

Matt Beach is a Project Manager for Murphy Development Group and oversees Civic Health Development Group’s (CHDC) redevelopment of the Old Cook County Hospital. Matt has nearly 20 years of experience in project management, construction, energy procurement, and facilities services. 

Bryan Li


Bryan is an analyst in with Murphy Development Group, responsible for deal analysis and underwriting, investor reporting, project management, drafting investment memorandums, and financial analysis..