Patrick Collins (CFP®, EA)

Patrick Collins focuses in the
following client markets or areas of practice:

  • Corporate Executives
  • Estate & Generational Planning Issues
  • Investment Advice with Ongoing Management
  • Retirement Plan Investment Advice
  • Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
  • Tax Planning

Planning Specialties

Greenspring Advisors, established in 2004, was built on the fiduciary principle that the client comes first. Greenspring is an independent, fee-only comprehensive wealth management firm that specializes in providing financial planning integrated with investment management services to private investors. The firm has offices in Towson, MD and Paramus, NJ.

Additional Information

Patrick founded the fee-only financial planning and investment management firm, after spending several years at Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor. Patrick received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University and earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation from the CFP Board of Standards. In September of 2005 he became an Enrolled Agent, broadening his knowledge of the US Tax Code and allowing him to represent taxpayers in front of the IRS. He is currently a Level One candidate for the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is also active within the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the primary professional organization for financial planners who have agreed to work only on a fee-only basis. Mr. Collins has been quoted in such publications as Money Magazine, SmartMoney Magazine, Business Week, Financial Planning, Investment Advisor, Registered Representative, Dow Jones Newswires and He has also served as an guest lecturer for the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) in the area of financial planning. Patrick lives in Baltimore County, Maryland with his wife Beth, their sons Trey & Quinn.

NAPFA Start Date

March 11, 2005


This Office

1 West Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 500 Towson, MD 21204 Phone: (443) 564-4600 Fax: (866) 591-9306