Murphy Business & Financial Corporation Name Top Executives to The “Multi-Million Dollar Club”

Nation’s Leading Business Brokerage Firm Presents Exclusive Memberships to The “Multi-Million Dollar Club” at Annual Conference

April 09, 2015 // // CLEARWATER, Fla. – Murphy Business & Financial Corporation, the world’s largest full-service business brokerage firm with more than 175 franchise units in the United States and Canada, announced its 2014 “Multi-Million Dollar Club” honorees. This set of top-performing business brokers received the coveted honor during the brokerage firm’s annual conference in the prestigious Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Florida.

“The Murphy Business Educational Conference showcased our dedication to providing our clients with the best possible service,” said Roger Murphy, president and CEO of Murphy Business. “Every year we tackle ways to continue delivering results as the finest business brokers in the industry, which includes tremendous learning opportunities through conferences and panel discussions.”

The much-anticipated awards lunch included the presentation of the brokerage firm’s “Multi-Million Dollar Club” awardees, which include:

  • Andres Fischer - Hollywood, FL
  • Bruce Burns - Albuquerque, NM
  • Celine Dufresne - Lakeland, FL
  • Dan Bauer - Eden Prairie, MN
  • David Cottingham - Conway, SC
  • Edwin Pena - Boca Raton, FL
  • Ezra Grantham - Billings, MT
  • Geary Welch - Edmond, OK
  • Gokul Padmanabhan - Orlando, FL
  • Gordon Schofield - King City, Ontario
  • Ira Rashap - Westwood, MA
  • Jennifer Hendrickson - Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Joe Landin - Canyon Lake, CA
  • Joe MacGuire - Casper, WY
  • Ken Pokorny - Dallas, TX
  • Marianne Montgomery - Dallas, TX
  • Marvin Slovacek - Provo, UT
  • Matt Slappey - Decatur, GA
  • Mike Kendall - Chesterfield, MO
  • Norm Harshaw - Bellevue, WA
  • Ray LeBlanc - Chesterfield, MO
  • Rich Giles - Fort Worth, TX
  • Richard Halterman - Mt. Sidney, VA
  • Robert Riley - Lakeland, FL
  • Russell Cohen - Davie, FL 
  • Russell Miller - Westfield, NJ
  • Sandra Harvey - Ottawa, Ontario
  • Scott Claussen - Pleasanton, CA
  • Teresa Farrell- Lake Oswego, OR
  • Thomas Foster - Dallas, TX
  • Tom Nelson - Billings, MT
  • William White - Hudson, OH

“All our brokers, including our ‘Multi-Million Dollar Club’ winners, possess unparalleled access to buyers and business sellers in their local communities and throughout North America. Our proven method of business brokerage developed over the decades ensures our clients surpass their business goals,” Murphy said. “We’re not only proud of our ‘Multi-Million Dollar Club’ awardees, but of all of our Murphy Business brokers, who continue to exceed expectations on all levels.”

Offering entrepreneurs both regional developer and unit franchisee operating models, the Murphy Business home office supports both groups and their agents with extensive training, along with initial and ongoing marketing efforts that leave Murphy Business owners to focus on the most important part of their business – spending more time with their clients.

For more information on Murphy Business & Financial Corporation, please visit

About Murphy Business & Financial Corporation

Clearwater, Florida-based Murphy Business & Financial Corporation is a full-service business brokerage firm facilitating business sales, purchases, consulting, valuations, mergers and acquisitions. Closing deals at a higher ratio than the business brokerage industry average, several accolades have been bestowed upon the company including appearing as one of the “Top New Franchises” in Entrepreneur’s 2011 rankings (#9, #219 in the Entrepreneur “Franchise 500”), and as a “Top 50 Franchise” according to Franchise Business Review. For more information on the franchise opportunity, contact Sandee Devine at, call 1-888-561-3243, or visit and click on the “Own a Murphy Franchise” tab.

SOURCE Murphy Business & Financial Corporation


Niveen Saleh
All Points Public Relations
(847) 897-7489


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