Patrick Burns has served as Mutual of America's general counsel for 22 years. His job consists of ensuring that investments are handled according to legal regulations and that corporate laws are followed companywide. He is also on the firm's board of directors.
Burns received his undergraduate degree from Iona College, where he has served on the board of directors. He received his law degree from Fordham Law School, and sits on the Irish-American Legal and Educational Foundation organized by Fordham Law's former Dean John Feerick.
A proud Irish-American, Burns has traveled to Ireland on several occasions. His father's parents were both born in County Kerry and his mother's grandparents hailed from Donegal.
A native of the Bronx, Burns now lives in Bronxville in Westchester County with his wife, Jane. "I couldn't get the Bronx out of my address," he jokes.
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