Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Patrick James grew up in a family that valued honesty, integrity, and hard work. Throughout his childhood life lessons and experiences shaped him, from playing professional soccer in Brazil to working at a gold mine in remote Alaska.
Patrick learned to fail forward and to not give up when life gets tough. Patrick graduated from the University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) with a degree in Finance and International Business. While attending USF, Patrick worked in property management as a top leasing agent and lead sales teams. This introduction into the housing industry lead into a position as General Manager at a new State-of-the-Art Self Storage Facility back in his hometown of Anchorage. This was another great experience with leading a team, working in the development side of commercial real estate, and creating relationships which then lead into a career as a Realtor. A licensed Realtor since 2006, Patrick quickly excelled to being a top single agent and then to owning/operating a high performing real estate team at Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group. Even during the Great Recession, Patrick and his team achieved great success because of coaching, networking relationships, grit, and a strategic approach.
Most recently, Patrick led a leadership team and consulted with top Realtors at Keller Williams Executives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado from October 2016-March 2021. As a Team Leader for Keller Williams Realty, it was an incredible life-changing experience filled with both successes and challenges. Throughout these roles from sales to leadership, Patrick has been blessed with incredible relationships and life-long friends. Patrick understands the opportunities and the obstacles that we face and how to succeed through our strengths, this and many other qualities set Patrick apart. He is a family man as well, married to his beautiful wife Myriah. They have 3 children, Jaxon (11), Haivyn (2), Avalyn (3mos), two dogs and a feisty Siamese cat. His passion is to make a positive generational impact to fellow Realtors and Leaders in the real estate community. Growthward Consulting has customizable consulting plans available for all real estate brokers and brokerages, as well as training workshops with a variety of relevant topics. Patrick is available for in-person workshops, and 1:1 consulting for individual Realtors, Teams, and Leadership.
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