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About Us

“Delivering quality, honesty and integrity”

Dave Murphy & Associates, founded by Dave Murphy Sr., has been serving the lighting industry since 1972 and the transportation industry for 10 years.  With over 40 years of success, we service our client base with in-depth knowledge of lighting, structures and the new sustainable technologies impacting our municipal, transportation and utility customers.

We provide unique integration of lighting and traffic elements into planning – accomplishing both an aesthetically pleasing and environmentally efficient project.  Our experience and ability to combine practical and technical insight into specification and design has allowed us to build an enviable client base which includes planners, design firms, utilities, developers as well as cities and municipalities within the Metro-NYC, New Jersey and Long Island marketplace.
Dave Murphy & Associates’ team approach allows us to explore and expand our product and service offerings to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.

Our Missions

  • Maintain a full service sales organization capable of competing and growing in a dynamic marketplace.
  • Partner with manufacturers that are complimentary and allow us to better serve our clients.
  • Partner with only those manufacturers that hold to the highest quality and ethical standards.
  • Provide superior, value-added service to our clients and customers.

Dave Murphy

Dave Murphy

Dave began his lighting career 28 years ago when he joined with his father, the founder and namesake of Dave Murphy & Associates.  Dave has spent the last 15 years developing the DMA team and the manufacturing partners to bring clients and customers the very best package of products and services the industry has to offer.   Dave credits the success of the company to the cornerstone principal that has been the mission of DMA for its 43 years – to maintain an unwavering dedication to customer care that fosters long term, value-added relationships.  Success has enabled the company to bring together lighting, structure and traffic elements to bring even more value to our municipal, transportation and utility clients.

Patrick Buck

Patrick Buck

Patrick began his professional career in 2009 with PSE&G in their Customer Operations department. He quickly stood out for his ability to interact with customers and professionals at all levels inside and outside the utility. During his tenure at PSE&G Patrick successfully managed many large outdoor lighting projects. In 2017, Patrick joined Dave Murphy and Associates to manage the Municipal / Utility market segment and uphold the high service standards our customers have come to expect.
 

Darryl MurphyDarryl Murphy

Darryl joined Dave Murphy & Associates in 2010 after a long career in the hospitality business.  Most recently in hospitality, he led residential development teams for two global hospitality companies.  Darryl now supports the entire DMA team in all administrative and operational functions.   He is also a CPA and an MBA, and offers our partners and clients a unique business perspective when tackling the challenges of new technologies, energy saving models and large system operations.  Darryl’s experience and business acumen provides valuable analytic and technical support to DMA, its partners and its clients.

Jake ButlerJake Butler

Jake recently joined the team at Dave Murphy & Associates after a successful college career at SUNY Potsdam. He majored in business administration while playing four years of NCAA Division III ice hockey for the Potsdam Bears. Since beginning his career at DMA, Jake is managing product specifications and sales. He is passionate about standing behind DMA’s core values and is ambitious about delivering quality service to DMA’s current and future customers.

Melissa JeuneMelissa Jeune

Melissa brings more than 30 years of experience in the lighting industry to the team. She began her career in distribution and has spent the last 23 years managing the office operations of Dave Murphy & Associates. From specification guidance to quotations to order management, Melissa provides clients and customers with the support expected with a long term relationship.