Rick Turner

(503) 675-6272

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Murphy Business

Murphy Business & Financial Corporation


Murphy Business and Financial Corporation is North America's Premier Brokerage Firm. We are one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America with offices conveniently located throughout the United States. We have unsurpassed access to buyers and sellers nationwide. Our proven process and system provides our clients with the means to achieve their goals through a successful business transaction, more successful and confidential transactions. We promise you will not find a more complete, thorough and professional experience as the one Murphy Business and Financial Corporation can provide. If you're interested in valuing or selling your business, purchasing a business or franchise, or even becoming a professional business broker with the strongest back office support, please give us a call at 360-603-2494 or send an email to r.turner@murphybusiness.com Specialties - Business Brokerage - Business Sales - Mergers and Acquisitions - Franchise Sales, - Commercial Real Estate - Business Consultants, - Business Valuations - Equipment Appraisal

Rick has broad experience in negotiating and closing deals working with small, medium, and large businesses, both domestically and on an international basis. Through his experience of many successful transactions, Rick is uniquely qualified to advise and assist clients who want to purchase or sell a business or franchise. He clearly understands the challenges of the team building necessary to complete the process of buying or selling a business and is a strategic thinker with strong analytical and decision-making abilities. Rick is a highly networked and well-regarded business professional whose thorough approach to structuring transactions produces the desired result for his clients. His commitment to exceed client expectations is his passion and he truly values confidentiality, honesty, responsiveness, professionalism and the unique needs of each and every client.
Following a highly distinguished and decorated military career as a United States Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Rick set his entrepreneurial spirit to work and purchased a franchised business where he gained significant experience spanning across a wide variety of industries and situations. Through his experience, he has a thorough understanding of what it takes to be successful in buying and selling businesses. Since joining the Murphy organization, his primary goal for each transaction is for the buyer and seller to walk away from the closing table with the complete satisfaction of having achieved their respective goals and objectives.

He understands the excitement and stress of business ownership. He has seen businesses from both sides of the desk and can be a real asset to the business owner making plans for the future whether that includes selling his business or expanding it.

Rick earned a Master’s Degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Aviation Management and Aerospace Safety. He is a licensed Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic. Additionally, he is licensed as a Real Estate Broker in the state of Washington and is certified as a Business Transfer Specialist (BTS). He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Veteran’s of Foreign Wars (VFW), and Military Officers Association of America.

Owning his own business was exciting and taught him things a future, or current, business owner must know such as research, planning, funding, assets, cash flow, and exit planning to name a few. He looks forward to using this knowledge to help entrepreneurs purchase a business, or sell the business they’ve worked hard to build. His goal is to help individuals, families, and companies seamlessly reach their dreams!

Rick resides in Bellingham, WA with his wife Laura. They have a son and daughter who have successfully started their own professional careers. He loves the outdoors and when not working with you can find him hunting, fishing, scuba diving, or shooting his bow.

Areas Served

  • Whatcom County, WA

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