J. Patrick McDowell, AWMA® is a Registered Representative with FSC Securities Corporation and offers financial services with Radian Partners, LLC. He is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Finance and concentrations of study in real estate, accounting, and commercial banking.
Patrick received his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation through extensive study with the Institute of Real Estate Management and prior to joining Radian Partners, LLC, spent more than 26 years in all aspects of commercial real estate and business development throughout the southeast. Many recognizable Memphis landmarks have benefitted from his expertise including Overton Square Entertainment District, the Fogelman Properties building, The Porter Building, and the Executive Suite. After many years of successful entrepreneurship and project development, Patrick has decided to focus his experience and talents on helping others pursue their goals. He also holds the General Securities (Series 7) and the Investment Advisor (Series 66) licenses, as well as the state health, life, and variable contracts license. Patrick holds the Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (SM) designation from the College for Financial Planning. The designation is issued after extensive course work and an exam in wealth management strategies, estate planning, equity based executive compensation plans, asset protection, risk management, and tax reduction alternatives.
Patrick is a native Memphian and has served as President of The Institute of Real Estate Management, was on the Board of Directors for Central Gardens Neighborhood Association and also served numerous committee chair positions, was recently Vice President of Colonial Acres Neighborhood Association, volunteered as a Deputy Sheriff for the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for 12 years, has been a cub scouts den leader, and is an active member of St. Louis Catholic Church in East Memphis. Patrick has three beautiful children. His oldest daughter Kylie attends NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, while his second daughter Chandler attends St. Mary's Episcopal School, and his son Addison attends Immaculate Conception Cathedral School.
Patrick is also an avid instructor for financial education and financial literacy through The University of Tennessee at Martin. His teaching experience has inspired his founding of The Financial Education and Retirement Institute, Inc., a tax deductible not for profit corporation with a mission to teach financial education in the community. The philosophy holds that people that make better financial decisions make for a better community.
To learn more about Patrick please visit his personal website.