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Born in Boston, Phil Murphy and his family have called Monmouth County, New Jersey, home for two decades. A graduate of both Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, he made his career in financial services, and worked around the world. Since his retirement from business in 2003, he and Tammy have immersed themselves in charitable works and public service.

From 2009 until 2013, Phil served with distinction as the United States Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, having been appointed by former President Barack Obama. He was the board chair of 180 Turning Lives Around, a Monmouth County organization committed to ending domestic and sexual violence.

Along with Tammy, he founded 2nd Floor, a successful teen helpline. He also served as New Jersey’s sole representative on the national operating board of the NAACP. Since 2018, Phil has served as the Governor of New Jersey. He and Tammy have been married for 25 years. They have four children.