Michael was born in Carmel, California to Vincent and Hannelore Murphy. He traveled all over the United States and Europe with his father who was an adviser in the US Army. After college in Columbus, Ga., Mike’s life was altered from going into the military and took a turn into the Oil field industry at Houma, La. There he worked as a wellhead specialist and spent many months on oil rigs in the Gulf. After meeting his wife, Donna, they moved to Atlanta and started direct sales for high end stereo equipment. Donna pursued her career in Real estate in 1989 and Mike soon followed. They have been a team for more than 25 years and have raised 2 children, Grace and Christian who are both at Kennesaw State University. They love traveling and cruising as a family.
Michael is an exceptional negotiator and loves building homes from the ground up. Due to his vast knowledge and experience, he goes over and beyond of what most realtors are expected to do. His no nonsense approach coupled with his honesty makes him a very successful realtor. Donna is the office manager and personal assistant to Linda Khano and Michael Murphy at Chapman Hall Realtors Atlanta North.