From October 2015 until June 2023, Pat was the President of Capital Markets at Canaccord Genuity Corp (Canada), one of the largest investment banking firms in Canada with offices across Canada, in the US and internationally as well. As President, Pat successfully reorganized Canaccord’s capital markets business in Canada and under Pat’s leadership, this business has delivered some of its strongest performances on record and has consistently been ranked at the top of the Canadian equity league tables. In addition to the extremely strong financial performance and results, Pat is also recognized as a leader in establishing very healthy and productive corporate culture as evidenced by the type of culture he created at Canaccord and his ability to assemble an exceptionally strong team over the years.
Pat was recently appointed Special Advisor, Capital Markets at Canaccord Genuity Corp. in June 2023 and brings more than 30 years of experience and extensive institutional relationships to this role. Prior to joining Canaccord in 2015, Pat served as Global Head of Equity and Co-Head of Global Investment Banking for ScotiaBank. In this role, he was responsible for oversight of equity sales, trading, research, prime brokerage, equity capital markets, equity derivatives and investment banking. Before his time at ScotiaBank, Pat was Managing Director and Head of Canadian Equities for Merrill Lynch, having held various roles of increasing responsibility since 2000. From 1990 to 2000, Mr. Burke worked in institutional equity and fixed income for Bank of Montreal.