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Bob Richardson

Blue Cardinal Capital  |  Managing Partner

Buffalo, New York

Leadership Position:


Chapter: NAIOP Upstate New York

Bob Richardson is the Founder and Managing Partner of Blue Cardinal Capital. Bob plays a leadership role in the real estate industry in Upstate New York and has been directly involved in the financing of many of the signature real estate projects in the region.

Prior to founding Blue Cardinal Capital and its predecessor, New Buffalo Capital, in 2015, Bob was the Chief Operating Officer at EB-5 New York State and a Vice President at M&T Bank. Bob also spent 5 years advising big-box retailers such as Walmart and Best Buy on store design, sales programs and associate performance.

Bob graduated summa cum laude from the Syracuse University Whitman School of Management and is a Syracuse University Scholar and a Syracuse Remembrance Scholar. Bob is an active volunteer in the Upstate New York region.

Bob has been active in educational causes in Western New York for more than 20 years. He Chairs the Finance Committee of the Catholic School Advisory Board in the Diocese of Buffalo. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Health Sciences Charter School.