Kori Murphy joined Merlone Geier in 2011. Her primary responsibilities include property acquisitions and dispositions in Southern California as well as coordinating the due diligence process and transition of acquisitions into Merlone Geier's platform. As of December 2016, Ms. Murphy has been involved in the purchase of 52 assets, totaling over 7.5M square feet and $1.3B in acquisitions costs.
Prior to joining Merlone Geier, form 2007 thru 2011, Ms. Murphy was a retail investments sales broker and senior analyst for Berkeley Capital Advisors in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was involved in the sale of 500M square feet of shopping centers in the Southeastern region of the United States.
Ms. Murphy is a native of San Diego and graduated from Wake Forest University with an undergraduate degree in History. She was a member of Wake Forest's varsity soccer team from 2003 - 2006. She is an active participant in the International Council of Shopping Centers and Urban Land Institute. Ms. Murphy is resident in the firm's Los Angeles office.