Philathropist and CEO Stephen Murray Passes away

Stephen Murray passed away March 12, 2015. He was the CEO of CCMP Capital and a “Keyman” with the private equity firm. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and was raised in Westchester County, NY. Stephen attended both Boston College and Columbia University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Stephen Murray was married to his wife Tami for 29 years and they had 4 sons. Mr. Murray co-founded the private equity firm CCMP which was a spin-off of JP Morgan Chase. In 2007 Stephen was appointed the role of CEO of CCMP. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://heroesofthepacific.com/2016/02/a-history-of-ccmp-capital-and-its-founding-ceo-stephen-murray/

Stephen left CCMP at the beginning of 2015 due to health related reasons which prompted the “Keyman” clause to go into effect. He was with CCMP Capital for 16 years and was one of only two CCMP executives that was listed on the SEC filings.

This caused the firm to take a pause is making deals until investors meet and determine how the firm should proceed thus making sure their assets are protected. The company has since resumed business as usual. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://ryvoice.org/stephen-murray-and-ccmp-capital/

Stephen Murray had an interested in helping organizations by serving as a board member on many chief corporations, including Crestcom International, AMC Entertainment, Octagon Credit Investors, the Vitamin Shoppe, and Legacy Hospital Partners.

He also supported charities and the colleges he attended by donating time and money to the Make-a-Wish foundation, Boston College, Stamford Museum, and Columbia Business school. He was a board member for both Make-A-Wish Foundation and Boston College. Approximately one month before Stephen’s passing him and his wife, Tami, sold off their condo for $11 million.

Their condo was located in New York City on the Upper West Side and was one of the “smaller” homes that the Murray’s owned. Their primary residence was in Stamford, Ct. Friends and family described Stephen as a hard worker, genuine, and compassionate man in his obituary. He was a well-known man in his home community and the business community.

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Stephen Murray, The Great Investor and Deal Maker for CCMP Capital
Ex-CCMP Capital CEO Steve Murray passes away

 

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