Using capital to support underserved communities

By Chris Arnold

Finding solutions to real estate's greatest challenges

This episode features Brian Murray, the CEO and Founder of Shift Capital, a Certified B-Corp impact real estate group headquartered in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia and focused on aligning capital and philanthropy with underserved communities. Brian is a seasoned entrepreneur who strives to be a catalyst for positive change. Through his work at Shift, Brian is focused on finding better solutions at the intersection of society’s most difficult urban challenges - intergenerational poverty, urban revitalization, access to opportunity, and community displacement.

Shift Capital is a national leader in creating more inclusive neighborhoods. Shift’s first fund, Shift Neighborhood Fund, takes a place-based approach to neighborhoods in North Philadelphia that have suffered decades of neglect. Through inclusive economic strategies, mission-aligned capital, and a community focus, Shift has sought to change the narrative around how communities can benefit from positive change.

Brian is a Peace Corps alumnus and a MBA graduate of Yale School of Management.

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