President & CEO

Patrick J. MacKrell

Patrick J. MacKrell, President & CEO

Patrick (Pat) MacKrell is the president and chief executive officer of New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC) and The 504 Company (also known as the Empire State Certified Development Corporation), and is chief executive officer of Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF). 

Prior to joining NYBDC in 2001, Pat practiced commercial and banking law in New York, representing a number of financial institutions and businesses. Pat is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served at a number of posts and stations prior to his release from active duty as a Major. He is a graduate of York College of the City University of New York and Albany Law School and is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts in New York State.

Pat is a member of numerous boards including The New York State Small Business Development Center Advisory Board and the New York State Economic Development Council. Additionally, he serves as chairman of the board of the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO).