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Tom C. Murphy

Tom C. MurphyCo-President
Coastal Construction

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Tom C. Murphy joined the family business during summers and spring breaks while attending high school.  Since beginning his full-time career at Coastal, he has held every position from field engineer up to his current position as Co-President.  His overall responsibilities are new project acquisitions, including overseeing business development, sales, marketing, preconstruction, estimating, prequalification, owner contracts and Building Information Modeling (BIM).


Together Tom C. and his brother Sean are responsible for financial accountability, implementation of the corporate strategic plan, IT and risk management oversight.  Mr. Murphy works closely with owners, design teams and in-house personnel to integrate design, pricing and constructability to accomplish the client’s goals.


Mr. Murphy is a state certified general contractor and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami, and a Bachelor of Building Construction from the University of Florida.  He holds a LEED GA designation; is a member of the Board of Directors of Bass Museum, is a member of the UM Real Estate Advisory Board, member of three associations, the Association of General Contractors (AGC), Construction Association of South Florida (CASF) and Builders Association of South Florida (BASF). He also serves as guest speaker for UM / FIU / MDCPS Construction Schools