Ray Murphy has been on Town Council this time since he was elected in 2019. He was previously on Council following the town’s incorporation in the 1990’s, and served two terms, holding the positions of mayor and vice mayor during those terms.
In 2020 and 2021, Ray's colleagues on Council unanimously selected him as Mayor again.
Mayor Murphy and his family have been part of the Fort Myers Beach community for many years, dating back to before the Town was incorporated in 1995.
A graduate of Villanova's College of Commerce and Finance with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, Ray is president of his own firm, R. P. Murphy & Associates, Inc.