Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Jimmy T. Patronis (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Jimmy T. Patronis
District Address:
Suite A
455 Harrison Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401-2775
(850) 914-6300

Capitol Address:
204 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5006
political profile
  • House District:6
  • First Elected:2006
  • Terms Out:2014
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Bay
  • District Information:view district 6 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently
    House of Commons, Research Assistant, London, U.K., 1996
    Florida Senate, intern, 1995
  • Born:April 13, 1972, Panama City, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Greek Orthodox (Lifelong member of the St. John's Greek Orthodox Church)
  • Education:Gulf Coast Community College, A.S., Restaurant Management, A.A., General Education, 1994;
    Florida State University, B.S., Public Administration, Communications, Political Science, Leadership Florida, Class XVI, 1996
  • Occupation:Restaurateur-Captain Anderson's
  • Spouse:Katie Patronis
  • Children:Jimmy Theo Patronis III, John Michael Patronis
  • Affiliations:American Legislative Exchange Council, Florida State Chair, 2009-present
    Greater Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman
    Gulf Coast Community College Foundation Board, Director, 2004-present
    James Madison Institute, 2002-present
    Vision Bank, Director, 2000-present
    Bay County EDA, board member, 2005-2007
    Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, board member, 1998-2006
    Gulf Coast Medical Center, Trustee, 2004-2006
  • Highlights:Florida Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Florida Program, Class XVI
    Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA), past National President
    Florida Trend, Golden Spoon Award, 1980-2004
    Southern Living magazine, Reader's Choice Favorite Seafood Restaurant, 1996
  • Former Service:Bay County-Panama City International Airport and Industrial District, past Chairman
    Bay County Airport Authority, 2004-2006
    Florida Elections Commission, 1998-2003
    Florida Council on Vocational Education, 1996-1997
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