David Murphy

Program Director, Church Properties Initiative

David Murphy

David Murphy is the Program Director for the Church Properties Initiative at the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate. Prior to his appointment, David co-founded QuoVadis Catholic, a non-profit that places young adult Catholic professionals in underutilized Church property. He has consulted parishes, dioceses, and Catholic schools on innovative real estate topics, and is also involved with a number of Catholic start ups. After graduating with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Theology, he served six years with the U.S. Navy as a helicopter pilot flying the MH-60S. Following his active duty service, he spent a year as a seminarian with the Congregation of Holy Cross and was a Visiting Scholar for the Fitzgerald Institute, focusing on Church Properties. David graduated from the Unviersity of Notre Dame in 2014 with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Theology. 

Email: dmurph10@nd.edu