Remembering Stephen Murray

Stephen Patrick Murray “Steve” was born on August 2, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York and died at the age of 52 on March 12, 2015. He was raised in a New York City Suburb in Westchester County. He lived in Stamford, Connecticut with his wife until his death.

He attended Sleepy Hollow High School. After which he graduated with a degree in economics from Boston College. He then went on to Columbia Business School and earned his master’s in business administration.

He was married to Tami Anne Murray(Monti) for 29 years and together the couple had 4 sons that were Steve’s pride and joy. He was known as a kind and generous man, hardworking and compassionate.  Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://fortune.com/2015/02/17/exclusive-ccmp-capital-ceo-stephen-murray-leaves-firm/

Mr Murray was a philanthropist and a private equity investor. He began his career at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation as a member of the credit analyst training program. 5 years later he joined MH Equity Corporation.

MH Equity merged with Chemical Venture Partners. Then later became Chase Capital Partners. Mr. Stephen Murray rose to the head of buyout business at JP Morgan Partners. Then he co-founded CCMP Capital. He was named president and CEO of CCMP a year later. He resigned for health related reasons just a month prior to his death.

He was on the board of numerous companies. Some of those companies included AMC Entertainment, The Vitamin Shoppe, Aramark, Cabella’s, Strongwood Insurance Holdings, Jetro JMDH Holdings, plus several others.

Mr. Stephen Murray also made time for philanthropy. He was a member of the chairman’s council of the Make a Wish Foundation of Metro New York. He was also vice chairman of the board of trustees at his former school, Boston College.

Stephen Murray CCMP Capital also supported the Columbia Business School,the Stamford Museum and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. He stayed actively involved in the charitable ventures he supported.