Managing Director, BlackRock; Alignment Artist Capital Director

Patrick Q. Riordan is a senior member of BlackRock Private Markets with responsibility for sourcing, evaluating, and executing illiquid investment opportunities on behalf of BlackRock funds and accounts under management.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Mr. Riordan was a Vice President at Leucadia National Corporation from 2007 to 2010. Prior to that, he was a founding member and senior investment professional at Fidelity Equity Partners, a private equity firm sponsored by Fidelity Investments. Prior to that, Mr. Riordan was an investment professional at Monitor Clipper Partners, a private equity firm affiliated with the Monitor Company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Riordan was a Mergers & Acquisitions investment banker at Financo, Inc. and a Management Consultant at Monitor Company and Kurt Salmon Associates. Mr. Riordan earned a BS degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1991 and an MBA degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.