Paul Murphy new Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Southwest Properties announced the appointment of Paul Murphy to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, effective February 1st, 2023. In his most recent role as Chief Financial Officer, Paul provided oversight for all financial aspects of Southwest’s extensive portfolio. This move enhances Paul’s strategic oversight and leadership for Southwest’s Group of Companies. Paul will serve as a senior advisor to the Executive Chairman Jim Spatz, and will report to the President and CEO, Ben Young.

This new position will provide Paul the opportunity to assume responsibility for the strategic direction and oversight of Premiere Suites. In addition, he will continue playing an instrumental role in key decision making at the Advisory Board level.

“Paul has brought a wealth of strategic knowledge, leadership, and industry experience to his CFO role at Southwest. Over the last eight years I have had the privilege of working alongside Paul, and it is with great pleasure and excitement that we will be leading Southwest into our next phase of growth. Paul’s drive for results and team leadership capabilities will support the strategic direction, and I look forward to watching all he will accomplish in his new role,” noted Ben Young, President & CEO.

“Southwest is a company of great potential, because we have the right team to deliver on our mission. Paul has been instrumental in supporting and enabling our team to create exceptional spaces to live, shop, work, and play. The future of Southwest is very bright, and I am confident Paul’s leadership and guidance will help us deliver on all key priorities,” added Jim Spatz, Executive Chairman.

Southwest Properties, its Advisory Board and Senior Management Team, recognize Paul for his

Paul Murphy (L) with Ben Young(R)

leadership and impact over the last ten years and congratulate him on his appointment.


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