Patrick B. Flavin, CFA


Patrick Flavin

Title: Chief Investment Officer (Retired)
Company: Flavin, Blake & Company, Inc.
Location: Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, United States

Patrick B. Flavin, CFA, Retired Chief Investment Officer at Flavin, Blake & Company, Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in financial analysis.

Backed by nearly four decades of professional experience, Mr. Flavin is an esteemed financial executive who most recently served Flavin, Blake & Company, Inc., in Stamford, CT, as co-founder, president and chief investment officer from 1992 until his retirement in 2008. Prior to this illustrious role, he was a senior vice president at Reich & Tang, Inc., in New York City from 1982 to 1992, having formerly spent time as vice president, assistant vice president and investment research officer at J.P. Morgan & Company in both Tokyo, Japan, and New York City between 1973 and 1982. He commenced his career as a partner at Flavin Beardsley & Company in Clearfield, UT, from 1970 to 1972.

Coming from humble beginnings, Mr. Flavin always held an interest in finance and watched his father climb the corporate ladder to becoming the chairman of The Singer Company. To prepare for his own career, Mr. Flavin pursued a formal education at Colgate University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968. He subsequently attended the University of Utah, receiving a Master of Business Administration in 1971. He is a chartered financial analyst, as well. Alongside his primary endeavors, he has also been on the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Culp, Inc., from 1999 through the end of 2018, when he retired.

A former Captain in the United States Air Force from 1968 to 1972, Mr. Flavin retains his membership in the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts. He considers the highlight of his career to have been the transition from J.P. Morgan to Reich & Tang in the 1980’s. Receiving a listing as one of the top investment managers in America, he helped Reich & Tang place fourth in the entire country for that decade. Although he was only with the company for ten years, he contributed substantially to helping that company achieve greatness in that short span of time.

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to finance, Mr. Flavin was selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Corporate America, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.

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