Patrick C. Burke
Mr. Patrick C. Burke became an independent member of the Asset Acquisition Committee in January 2014. He is the Managing Principal of the Burke Group, a Rochester, NY based advisory group he founded in 1989. The Burke Group specializes in retirement plan consulting and administration, actuarial services and compensation consulting for corporate, non-profit, and public sector clients. Mr. Burke was Rochester Regional President of First Niagara Bank from 2005 to 2011. In addition, he is Chair of Burke Capital Group IV, a local private equity investment partnership.
Mr. Burke holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He is active in community organizations and is Past Chairman of the Board of Lifetime Assistance Corporation, Chairman of the Board of St. Ann’s Home, Chairman of the St. Ann’s Investment Committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Ann’s Home. Mr. Burke also serves on the Cornell University Advisory Board, and on the Advisory Council of Cornell’s Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise Program.