Mr. Breslauer founded Patron Capital in 1999 and is the Managing Director of Patron Capital Advisers, LLP (and held a similar position in its predecessor vehicles), the investment adviser to the Patron Capital Funds (including Patron Capital Captive Fund, Funds I - V). In addition to his overall leadership responsibility, Mr. Breslauer is primarily responsible for leading the origination efforts of all Patron funds.
Mr. Breslauer began his career at Lehman Brothers, where he worked for approximately ten years until 1997. At Lehman Brothers, Mr. Breslauer was involved in and led many transactions in the U.S. distressed markets in the 1980s and 1990s. In 1993, while with Lehman Brothers, he moved to London and assisted in creating and leading the Principal Finance Group to invest in financial institution and property assets and companies, and served as the co-head for the International Mortgage and Real Estate Department until 1997. In 1997, Mr. Breslauer left Lehman Brothers to create and manage an investment fund focusing on smaller European property and property-related opportunities which was a bridge to the ultimate formation of Patron.
Mr. Breslauer is active in many charities with current and previous roles including acting as the Trustee for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund, the Co-Chairman of the European Supervisory Board of the Chicago Booth School of Business (University of Chicago), Director on the Advisory Committee Board for the Social Enterprise Initiative, Governor of North London Collegiate School, Senior Patron of the Royal Hasler Company, the Prince's Teaching Institute and the Prince's Regeneration Trust (Prince's Trust) and Senior Patron to many other charities.
Mr. Breslauer is a Guest Lecturer at Harvard Business School, Chicago Booth (University of Chicago Business School), Said Business School (University of Oxford) and Imperial College Business School. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from the New York University School of Business.
Mr. Breslauer has resided in London for the past twenty-two years with his wife and four children and is a citizen of the United States. Mr. Breslauer is an accomplished alpinist, mountaineer and skier.