Mr. Murray is a managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office, and is PIMCO's global head of private commercial real estate. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2009, he structured real estate transactions throughout the U.S. at JER Partners. Previously, Mr. Murray was in commercial real estate development and construction, and he also served as a combat engineer officer with the U.S. Army. He has 21 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a master's degree in civil engineering from MIT and a bachelor's degree from Lehigh University.