Patrick Murphy is president and CEO at Trident General Contracting, one of the premier open-shop, high-end superstructure trade contractors in New York City. Formed with the assets of Advanced Contracting Solutions, the two companies have completed over $400 million worth of work within the five boroughs and have earned a reputation for delivering high-quality projects on time and on budget. Prior to Trident, Patrick served ten years in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant commander, flying search and rescue helicopters, deploying to the Seventh Fleet and Iraq multiple times. A native of Florida, he is a first-generation Irish American whose parents hail from Cavan and Cork. He holds a B.S. in economics from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from the Naval Post Graduate School. He is a member of the board of Patriot Pads, an active volunteer pilot for both Angel Flight Northeast and Patient Airlift Services, and lives in Manhattan with his wife, Christina, and daughter, Maura.