Timothy A. (Tim) Murray is the Vice President and Managing Officer of the San Francisco regional area. Prior to his current role, he established and grew Alain Pinel Realtors as the Regional Manager for San Francisco, Marin and the Wine Country from 2007-2014. He was President and CEO of Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate from September 2003 to early 2007 – a firm he started with in 1978 by selling condominiums. He rose rapidly through the ranks of Pacific Union as a successful agent when, in 1989, Tim left the company for a management position with McGuire Real Estate, another Bay Area real estate firm. Until his departure from McGuire Real Estate in 1995, he managed not only the downtown office but also two prestigious condominium developments on Russian Hill and Nob Hill. Tim subsequently went on to open two offices in Lake Tahoe for Dickson Realty, the largest independent real estate firm in Northern Nevada. Tim returned to San Francisco in March 2003 when he accepted the position of VP Branch Manager at Pacific Union’s Civic Center branch.
Tim has served on numerous luxury real estate panels in the U.S., England and New Zealand. He also set up an apprenticeship program in London at Christie’s Great Estates, an 18-month, state-of-the-art apprenticeship program that teaches agents to sell and market exceptional properties. Tim was a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Association of Realtors and serves on the advisory council for the Board of Regents, Bay Area Chapter, of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate.
He is also very committed to public service and local philanthropy, including: Gladstone Institute President’s Council 2014, Mercy Housing of California Board of Directors 2014, SFCAPC – San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Board of Directors 2007, Board of Directors and 2006 Gala Chair, Baykeeper Annual Fundraiser; Baykeeper’s mission is to protect SF Bay, Sacramento Delta and Lake Tahoe (see www.baykeeper.org), and Co-Chair of the Annual Fundraising Breakfast for Think College Now (www.thinkcollegenow.org). Tim is a frequent financial contributor to a variety of organizations and non-profits, such as World Wildlife Fund; Home Away From Homelessness; Girl Ventures; Boys Town of Italy and Girls Town of Italy (supports worldwide orphanage in Rome); Napa Valley Museum; Boys and Girls Clubs of California; Children International; San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center and Living Water (provides clean drinking water by installing clean water wells in the Third World locations).