Thomas P. Murphy Jr.
Mr. Murphy is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Construction Group (“Coastal”). Prior to the formation of Coastal, Mr. Murphy became the youngest contractor in state history, earning his contractor’s license at age 19 while attending the University of Miami. He left school to renovate the fraternity house in which he was living and has been in the construction and development business ever since. Today Coastal is one of the leading general contractors in Florida with more than $4.5 billion in active commercial and residential projects throughout the state. Mr. Murphy served on the board of ILG, Inc. from 2008 until its acquisition by Marriott Vacations Worldwide in 2018. He is also an honorary board member of Baptist Health Systems of South Florida. In addition, Mr. Murphy is a member of the Construction Industry Round Table, the National Association of Home Builders and the Florida Home Builders Association.