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IMN Single Family Rental Forum (East)

Pat Flynn

Pat Flynn

President, Flight Builders

Pat Flynn is the Founder and President of Flight Builders, a construction company building affordable housing in Northeast FL.  Pat is the former President of Yellowbird, a real estate investment company, brokerage, and lender that bought and sold over 400 houses annually as well as owned and operated a 300 home rental portfolio.

Fueled by the belief that true happiness stems from realizing one's potential and pursuing goals that align with individual strengths, Pat is dedicated to fostering a community that energizes and uplifts its team. Flight's purpose statement, "Fulfilling our potential and inspiring others to do so by living life with authenticity, growth, and relentless execution," serves as a guiding principle.

Originally from Massachusetts, Pat graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 2009, earning a commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Balancing a career in the engine room of ships in the U.S. Merchant Marine and Offshore Drilling Rigs, Pat also ventured into real estate, buying and selling properties on the side.

Pat is passionate about making an impact on the worldwide mental health crisis, he believes that much of it can be solved by helping others live more authentic, intentional, and disciplined lives. Living your life with intentionality means knowing where you are going and why, this knowing allows you to eliminate distractions and maintain a clear mind. With a clear mind, you can look deep inside your heart and accomplish anything you have the vision to dream of.

Pat has been married four years to his wife Jane and has three kids, Nora (7), Molly (4), and Walker (10 months).


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