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Patrick Dwyer

Head of Strategic Business Development Wealth Management & Trust Florida
Patrick Dwyer

Patrick Dwyer serves in the role of Managing Director, Head of Strategic Business Development. He is responsible for driving growth across Boston Private’s markets.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Dwyer served as a Private Wealth Advisor at Merrill Lynch for nearly three decades, where he managed one of the largest private wealth practices at the firm. During his time with Merrill Lynch, Mr. Dwyer earned numerous accolades, including Forbes #1 Florida “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” (2018, 2019), Forbes # 5 in America’s Top 250 Wealth Advisors (2016-2019), Barron’s #4 Top Private Wealth Team, Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors in America (2007-2019), and Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors (2018, 2019)*.

Mr. Dwyer serves as a leader for a number of charitable organizations in South Florida. He serves as a governing board director for both the Neuroscience Centers of Florida Foundation and the Key Biscayne Community Foundation. Mr. Dwyer also supports educational causes through his foundation, The Dwyer Family Foundation, and is active on the Parent Council at Wake Forest University. He held previous board positions with the Telluride Science Research Center, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart and Mercy Hospital.

Mr. Dwyer earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Miami and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Providence College.



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