Will Murphy is a Managing Partner with CEDARst Companies responsible for all aspects of the development process and the ongoing management of its portfolio, with a market cap in excess of $1 billion. CEDAR st Companies is a fully integrated commercial real estate firm with a focus on development, general contracting and property management.
Will has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience in development and finance. Prior to joining CEDARst, Will was an Associate Director within the Real Estate Capital Markets Group of Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank headquartered in London, England. Most recently, Will was a Senior Vice President at Cole Taylor Bank, a regional bank headquartered in Chicago, IL. Over his career, Will has been involved in the acquisition, finance and development of $3 billion in commercial real estate transactions across all asset classes in every major domestic market.
Will holds degrees in real estate and finance from the Business School at The University of Wisconsin. He serves on the Board of Advisors of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute. A frequent speaker on the development process, prior engagements include: REIA, Bisnow, Jones Lange LaSalle, the Urban Land Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and DePaul University.
Will resides in Lincoln Park with his wife Alexandra and three children.