About Patrick Duffy
Patrick Duffy started his career as a CPA spending four years in audit at Arthur Andersen. There he learned the very important skill of listening to his clients to understand their business. After Andersen, Pat took a position as Controller for a small commercial real estate firm specializing in the development and management of Class A high rise buildings.
As this real estate firm grew, Pat’s role transitioned from primarily accounting and finance with a just a dash of IT, to the full time management of the IT infrastructure. He was responsible for designing a building a network that grew from one server at one site supporting 10 users to a sixteen site network supporting nearly 300 users in six cities.
Among the many major initiatives undertaken were the following:
LAN and WAN infrastructure design and build including telephony.
Implementation of Yardi Enterprise and Voyager accounting and property management systems including numerous reporting and business process initiatives.
Leveraging cloud services.
Virtualization of all critical servers.
Disaster recovery and business continuity planning. System successfully put to the test during Hurricane Sandy.
This rich breadth of experience allows Pat to bring a unique business perspective to IT challenges.