Aberdeen Mayor Patrick McGrady is a lifelong Aberdeen community resident.

Mayor McGrady attended Bakerfield Elementary School, Hillsdale Elementary School (now called George D. Lisby at Hillsdale ES), Aberdeen Middle School, and Aberdeen High School.

Patrick McGrady grew up in Aberdeen working with his family business renovating houses. From a young age, he learned the value of hard work and personal determination. Patrick grew up playing Aberdeen Parks and Rec T-Ball and participating in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.

He played Lacrosse, Wrestled, and ran Cross Country at Aberdeen High School. McGrady’s grandparents, Goldie and Leonard, were entrepreneurs who built hundreds of homes in Aberdeen from the 1950s through the early 2000s, including the Aberdeen Hills, Hillcrest, and Dorseyvale neighborhoods. 

Patrick McGrady attended Penn State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. After Penn State, McGrady attended Harford Community College to study Accounting while working full-time.

Patrick McGrady is an entreprenuer — he is the Manager of Holly Circle Townhouses, LLC, MAPA, LLC, and Cranberry Run Construction Co, Inc. These are businesses owned and operated by his family– his father, two brothers, and sister work together to renovate homes and businesses, manage properties for others, and manufacture automotive parts. Mayor McGrady is commited to the community of Aberdeen.

He lives with his lovely wife Liz, son Independence (2) and daughter Remy (born 9/2015) at 46 Paradise Road.