Joe Murphy and Wally Busch are Aiken A Team, Aiken’s retirement and relocation specialists. They specialize in Woodside Plantation and Aiken, SC, residential real estate. Together they have more than 50 years of combined real estate experience.
Joe grew up in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. He graduated from Archbishop Stepinac H.S. in Mamaroneck, NY, and from Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA, where he received a B.A. in Psychology. He later obtained an AS in Mathematics and Science from Westchester Community College and an MBA in Management from Fairleigh Dickenson University. Joe also attended Columbia University’s School of Executive Management. He was a Marine Corps officer and a decorated Vietnam veteran.
During his business career, Joe served as Business Development Director, N.A., for Peerview, Inc., promoting software to manage the manuscript publication and review process for pharmaceutical companies. Prior to this he served as Business Development Director, Clinical Intelligence Services, for Rogers Medical Intelligence Solutions. Joe also held the position of Manager, Corporate, Government & Hospital Sales, N.A., for Swets Blackwell, a global subscription agent for scientific and technical journals. He served as Sales Director, N.A., for the Business Intelligence Group of Adis Corporation, a scientific publisher of web deliverable intelligence solutions. Joe also served as VP of Marketing & Sales for Intermed Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and was an Area Sales Manager for 3M Corporation’s Orthopedic Products Group.
Joe and his family relocated to Aiken, South Carolina in 2006, where Joe has successfully sold real estate for both general and site brokerage companies for more than 12 years. He has worked with both buyers and sellers moving tens of millions of dollars in real estate inventory.
Joe has been married for 40 years to his wife Norma. They were blessed with two children, Erin and Brian, and one grandson, Kingston. Throughout his life, Joe’s faith in God and love for his family have always been paramount. The family currently lives in Woodside with their miniature Schnauzer named Bogart.