About Daniel T. Murphy

Since 1989, Dan Murphy has been providing key financial advice to both buyers and sellers and is a recognized expert in the listing and sale of franchised automobile dealerships, having completed over 100 transactions. As such, Murphy should be your first confidential contact when considering buying or selling a franchised automobile dealership business.

Confidentiality and Expert Facilitator

Murphy uses a quiet approach with his clients and maintains strict confidence with both the buyer and seller throughout the buy-sell process. Buying or selling, Murphy is effective and professional, getting results by staying on top of the deal from its inception to its closing to ensure a seamless transition for both buyers and sellers. This is critically important as confidentiality means key employees maintain their employment. Otherwise the business may suffer irreparable financial harm.

Additional Experiences:

Seven years with Toyota Motor Distributors including:

  • Regional Car Distributor
  • District Parts Manager
  • District Sales Manager
  • Regional Business Management Manager

Three years as the general manager of an automobile dealership.


  • Feasibility Studies
  • Business Proforma
  • Market Analysis
  • Lost income and Lost Profit Analysis
  • Expert Testimony

Mr. Murphy has also conducted seminars on how to value, buy and sell dealerships.


  • Licensed New Jersey Real Estate Salesperson
  • Member: The Institute of Business Appraisers


Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, BA English, Class of 1979