FRPO Appoints Jim Murphy as President and CEO

(February 2, 2017)

The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Murphy to the position as President and CEO.   We are pleased to have Jim  joining FRPO and working with the Board and our membership to address the issues facing our industry. Prior to joining FRPO Jim enjoyed a distinguished career in both association management and the public sector.  Jim is returning to 20 Upjohn where he served as Director of Government Relations for the Greater Toronto Homebuilders Association, now BILD, several years ago.  More recently Jim was President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals and CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario.  Jim also served as Chief of Staff to the Hon Al Palladini at Queen’s Park.  “This is an exciting time to be joining FRPO and working on rental housing issues.  The association is strong financially and is supported by a great staff.  I look forward to meeting members and furthering the important role played by rental housing providers across Ontario” said Murphy.

In our efforts to identify a leader to promote FRPO in the next stage of our success, Jim differentiated himself in terms of his understanding of FRPO issues, his passion for our mandate and his overall professionalism.  Please join the Executive and Board in extending our congratulations to Jim on this appointment and our best wishes for his continued success.

Mark Kenney
Chair, FRPO Board