J. Patrick Collins Jr., CFP®, EA

Partner & Managing Director

Experience & Expertise

Pat is co-founder of Greenspring Advisors and leads the overall strategy of the firm. He also chairs the firm’s Investment Committee which designs the investment strategy for both Greenspring’s Private and Institutional Clients. Pat has been quoted extensively in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney Magazine, Financial Times, Money Magazine, and The Baltimore Sun. Prior to founding Greenspring, Pat was a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch.

Favorite Thing About Working With Clients

“Helping clients articulate what is most important to them, then helping them develop a plan on how they will achieve it.”

My Philosophy On Client Service

“Do what you say you are going to do. Ben Franklin said it best, ‘Well done is better than well said.”

B.S. from Penn State University
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Enrolled Agent with the IRS
Finalist for the SmartCEO Money Manager of the Year in 2015
West Chester, PA
Penn State University
Search Ministries
Golf
Coaching (Basketball)
Spending time with friends and family
Trust The Evidence
What I Love About Greenspring

“The people- we have some of the smartest, most passionate people working here. It is truly a gift to work alongside them.”

Greenspring News

Greenspring Ranked As A Top 100 Registered Investment Advisor for 2015

Greenspring Ranked As One Of The Country’s Top Independent Advisory Firms

Greenspring Advisors named to the 2020 Financial Times 300 Top 100 Registered Investment Advisers