Georgia Murray led several businesses at Boston Financial, a real estate investment company specializing in privately owned affordable housing. Between 1973 and 2000 she led several divisions, including Property Management, Asset Management, and Investment Real Estate. She was a partner in the firm, and served as a member of the Board of Directors from 1986-1999, when the firm was sold to Lend Lease Real Estate Investment.
Ms. Murray has been an active board member of Capital Crossing bank and its predecessor company since 1988, participating in the strategy which took the bank public in 1995, and its sale to Lehman Brothers in 2007. She was a member of the audit committee and loan and investment committee, and chair of the compensation committee. She currently is a member of the board of Capital Crossing Preferred.
In 2005, Ms. Murray joined the board of Franklin Street Properties, a publicly traded REIT with a national portfolio. She is chair of the compensation committee and serves on the audit committee.
Ms. Murray has been the president of the Multifamily Housing Institute, a trustee of the Urban Land Institute, and a director of the National Multifamily Housing Council. She has spoken on national and local panels formed for the discussion of affordable housing. Ms. Murray was a senior advisor to the Harvard Graduate School of Design on the Public Housing Operating Cost Study from 2000-2003, and has co-authored a case study on affordable housing finance which she co-teaches at the Tuck School and Harvard Business School. She was a member of the executive committee of the Commonwealth Housing Task Force. In 2007, she joined the board of the Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc.
Ms. Murray is a board member of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, and served as the first Director of the Inner City Economic Forum(ICEF) from 2004-2005. She currently serves as the chair of the Steering Committee for ICEF, and chairs the Development Committee for ICIC.
Ms. Murray currently serves as the chair of The Victims Rights Law Center, and is a member of the Advisory Board of The Crittenden Women’s Union.