Patrick entered the Real Estate industry after 25+ years in book publishing and packaging. As a founding member of the Marion Filley Team Advantage, Patrick enjoys collaborating with some of the top agents in the Wilton, New Canaan and Ridgefield area.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Patrick made brief stops in Ohio and Virginia before eventually landing in New Jersey.
He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated as an English major with honors in Creative Writing. During his freshman winter break, Patrick met his future wife and business partner, Marion, on a blind date.
He joined the workforce at Doubleday & Company, a book publisher in New York. He also worked at The New York Times Books and Macmillan, where he published several best selling books before eventually forming his own book packaging firm, Patrick Filley and Associates.
Patrick’s background also includes a march with Martin Luther King in South Boston, a dance with Janis Joplin, and crossing the finish line in the New York City Marathon.
After spending several years apartment hopping in Manhattan, Patrick and Marion made one final move to Wilton, Connecticut where they raised three daughters and welcomed six grandchildren.
Patrick’s passion for learning and innovation has propelled the Marion Filley Team Advantage towards their next chapter with Compass. He is excited to apply top tier technology to help clients find their place in the world.