Wall Street 50 - 2013

Conor Murphy

Conor Murphy/MetLife

In 2012, Conor Murphy was named senior vice president and CFO of MetLife’s Latin American Operations. MetLife is the largest life insurance company in Latin America. He was concurrently named CFO of MetLife’s new U.S. Sponsored Direct Marketing division.

Since 2000, Conor has worked with MetLife, where he has had many jobs and twice as many bosses. He previously spent seven years with PwC, in New York, after spending five years with Grant Thornton in Dublin, Ireland.

Conor is a founding trustee of Cristo Rey New York High School in Harlem and a past president of the Association of Chartered Accountants in the U.S. He is a member of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Conor is a native of Donegal, where the third generation of Murphys still runs the family store, “Murphy of Ireland.” He lives in Pelham, New York with his wife, Ani, and sons, Jack and Aidan. He says that he “foolishly still plays soccer on Sunday mornings, when he should really stick to golf.”