Patrick C. Burke Independent Member
Patrick C. Burke became the independent member of the Asset Acquisition Committee in January 2014. He is the Managing Principal of the Burke Group, a Rochester, N.Y.-based advisory group founded by Pat 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. Pat was Rochester Regional President of First Niagara Bank from 2005 to 2011. In addition, he is Chair of Burke Capital Group IV & V, a local
private equity investment partnerships.
Pat holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. He is active in community organizations and is Past Chairman of the Board of Lifetime Assistance Corporation, St. Ann’s Home, St. Ann’s Investment Committee and the Board of Trustees of St. Ann’s Home. He also serves on the Cornell University Dean’s Advisory Board and on the Advisory Council of Cornell’s Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise Program.