Brian Patterson

Director of Channel Marketing


Brian is a Jr. Partner at Blue Cardinal Capital where he works on the investment side as an investment channel liaison and on the development side as a crime prevention through environmental design consultant – a professional designation that advances a public safety model to reduce crime and fear through the proper design and effective use of the built environment.

As the investment channel liaison he is responsible for maintaining strong relationships with channel investors and ensuring Blue Cardinal’s financial products align with the investment goals of limited partners. In his role as the firm’s safety design consultant, Brian works closely with architects and developers to implement crime prevention designs for all new development funds.

Mr. Patterson is a retired Buffalo Police Department police chief and current clinical assistant professor of criminal justice at Medaille College.

During his tenure with the Buffalo Police Department he oversaw high profile events such as President Obama’s visit, President Clinton’s visit, Occupy Buffalo protests, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and a Master of Business Administration from Buffalo State College and University at Buffalo respectively.

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