Full Name
Chris Horney
Job Title
Managing Director
Murphy Real Estate Services
Speaker Bio
Chris Horney joined Murphy Real Estate Services in 2013 and currently serves as the company’s Managing Director. Chris brings a breadth of real estate and finance experience to the role, including real estate/asset investment analysis and development execution. Chris leads the development team by analyzing and underwriting commercial real estate development and acquisition opportunities and is actively involved in the execution of all development projects. Chris also oversees and supports the firm’s business operations, including financial planning and budgeting, staff development and overall business strategy.

Chris is involved in the day-to-day management and oversight of the firm’s development initiatives, such as the development of their triple-net strategy, where the firm has developed more than 28 childcare build-to-suit projects in the past 2.5 years with multiple different operators. Separately, Chris led the redevelopment of the Old Cook County Hospital and the ground-up development of a seven-story office complex for Michigan State University in Grand Rapids. Chris also completed The Paragon, a 500-unit luxury apartment building at 1326 S. Michigan and the ground-up development of a 132-key Cambria Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. Other projects include the Hyatt Centric “The Loop” Chicago, a redevelopment of Class C office into a 257-key hotel, the award-winning redevelopment of the landmark Chicago Motor Club into a 143-key Hampton Inn, the ground-up development of a 276-key Holiday Inn on the Cleveland Clinic Campus, and the redevelopment of the Oriental Theater Building in Chicago into a 199-key Cambria Hotel.

Additionally, Chris is a LEED-accredited professional, and a member of both the Economic Club of Chicago and Young Real Estate Professionals, and is the Treasurer of Purdue Sigma Chi House Corporation.

Prior to joining Murphy Real Estate Services, Chris held roles at Inland American, Hersha Hospitality Trust, and Barton Malow.
Chris Horney