Jeff Murtaugh is the CEO and designated broker at Realty Executives Tucson Elite, which has surpassed 400 executives in its seven years in business. The company has become a major player in the Tucson real estate market and has earned a reputation as one of the most productive brokerages in the state of Arizona, earning a place on industry-wide rankings.
Murtaugh has been active in the real estate industry for 42 years. In those decades, he has gained extensive experience in many areas. He has sold all types of real estate, including residential, commercial, land, and development properties. Murtaugh also has a background in management, brokerage, development, entitlement, stabilization, lease up, and dispositions of all sectors of real estate. In addition, he is a leader in the national defaulted asset market.
This breadth of experience has given Murtaugh the training and insights necessary to successfully run a large brokerage. Murtaugh believes that setting high standards and appreciating the contributions of others are essential to success. He offers the following advice to other real estate professionals in leadership roles: “Run the best brokerage you can, and remember your executives are your clients. Treat them with respect, have their back and always lead, not follow.” That philosophy has guided Murtaugh and his team to sustained success.