Alliance for Contracting Excellence (ACE)

Murphy's Peer Partners

Since 1985, Murphy has been a member of the Alliance for Contracting Excellence.

The Alliance for Contracting Excellence (ACE) Peer Group is an alliance of eight private, top-ranked mechanical and facility services contractors from different regions of the US that together account for $2 billion annually in specialty contracting services. The ACE Peer Group offers its members a venue for the discussion of pertinent industry issues and strategies and provides an extensive peer review critique of each member’s, business practices. Each year ACE Peer Group member employees meet in various focus groups to review best practices and methods in sales, operations, human resources, training, finance, estimating, engineering, IT, safety and other business functions. Members frequently partner with each other to provide their customers with the best resources and talent where they need it. All members are ranked in the top 600 specialty contractors by ENR Magazine.




Egan is a single-source contractor in Minnesota offering over 15 building trades to general contractors, architects, engineers, building owners, property managers, and facility engineers.


Ahern is one of the largest, most respected specialty contractors in the nation offering fire protection, mechanical, pipe fabrication, and building system services that reduces your risk.


The Hill Group is a Chicago-based professional organization engaged in the construction and maintenance of building systems all with a focus on energy efficiency and sustainability.


McKenney’s is a leader in facility construction, operation and maintenance across the Southeast, providing expertise in HVAC, process piping, plumbing, and building automation and control systems, as well as service and maintenance.


Brandt is an expert in mechanical and electrical services, design/build/assist projects and overall building services. They collaborate with owners, developers, architects and general contractors to create turnkey solutions for customers.


Cannistraro takes a multi-trade approach to projects including plumbing, fire protection, HVAC piping and sheet metal systems and turnkey service and maintenance.