A Pioneer and Leader in the Savannah Real Estate Community since 1964, where he started with the Hugh Armstrong Real Estate Company. Murray has been an influence in the continued growth of Savannah and its surrounding Communities. Murray is a Savannah Developer, Real Estate Broker and Builder who's many projects include the development of Savannah Mall, Oglethorpe Professional Plaza, The Cay Building on Johnson Square, Residential Subdivisions in Georgetown Community, Dutch Island, Condominium Communities in Hilton Head, Tybee Island and Amelia Island a s well as many Assemblages for Private Warehouse Distribution Development serving Savannah's Growing Port. Murray was actually featured in the August 14th, 1978 issue of Fortune Magazine for among other things being credited with making "Real Estate history" with what was at the time (1968) the largest land deal in Effingham County when he bought over 5,500 acres what is now the growth area of Rincon, Georgia.
In addition to Real Estate Murray has been involved in Savannah's Banking Community; at 28 years old he was named to the Board of Directors for Atlantic Bank and Trust Company of Savannah while still keeping his Real Estate and Construction Companies running. In 1977, he became President of Atlantic Bank and led it from a Cease and Desist order to a "return to the black", a profitable expansion and ultimate sale in Fall 1983 to Bank of the South.
Murray has served on many boards, committees and councils over the years, including the Savannah Port Authority, Past President of Homebuilders Association of Savannah, Foreman Grand Jury Eastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia, Chatham Urban Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Commission, Senior Citizens Board, Correspondent Resources Inc, Savannah State University Advisory Committee to Business School, Savannah Country Day School Trustee, YMCA Board of Directors.,
Murray is a graduate of Savannah Country Day School and attended the University of Virginia, Armstrong State College, and a Graduate of National Institute of Real Estate, Leadership Savannah Program and the Leadership Georgia Program.
Murray and his beloved wife Helen (Heidt) have been married over 50 years and have four children, nine grandchildren and one Great Grandchild. Murray and Helen are actively involved in their faith and are members of Christ Church Anglican.