J. Murph Yule is President of JMY Consulting Services, Inc. of Boston, MA. Founded by Mr. Yule in 1991, the company provides resort/hospitality financial services, real estate analysis, and understanding of value assessments. The company also advises on asset planning, management, marketing, and disposition strategies, with a specialization in ski and golf resort developments, multi-season resort developments and large land plays.

The relationship between JMY Consulting Services and The Waterford Companies was established in October of 2007. The Waterford principals bring not only workout experience but also complementary skills and relationships that allow the Company to provide expertise in permitting, architectural design, and construction management, as well as specific experience in the development of multi-family, office, hotel and residential properties.

Since 1991, Mr. Yule has assisted in the due diligence, understanding of value, financing, asset management, development, and disposition of a number of major regional and destination resorts throughout North America, including projects in the Canadian Provinces of British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and Newfoundland, as well as throughout the United States. He has also worked on resort projects in New Zealand and recently in Europe.

Prior to forming his own company, Mr. Yule served as Senior Vice President of The Finch Group, Inc., a multi-discipline real estate development company based in Boston, MA, New York, NY and Boca Raton, FL. He was also an Economic Development Specialist for the Executive Office of Communities and Development under Governor Michael S. Dukakis of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mr. Yule has lectured on the government’s role in economic development at various government-sponsored conferences in Massachusetts and other states, as well as at university forums including Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Real Estate and Urban Planning Schools.

Mr. Yule is a member of the following:

  • National Ski Areas Association (NSAA)
  • NSAA Economic Committee
  • Ontario Snow Resorts Association
  • Canada West Ski Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 
  • Global Real Estate Advisory Group (GREG), London, UK and Boston, MA/New York, NY 

Mr. Yule is a graduate of Phillips Academy in Andover, MA and the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH, with BA Honors in Economics and Political Science. He graduated from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, and attended The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in London, England, where he pursued graduate studies in Economics and International Relations. He holds professional real estate brokerage licenses in Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.