Now Hiring: Executive Director


Preservation Buffalo Niagara (PBN) seeks a full-time Executive Director. This person will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the organization and for ensuring that PBN has the talent and resources to achieve its mission, vision, and commitment to the community. The Executive Director will work in partnership with the Board of Directors and provide the leadership for the implementation of PBN’s strategic plan, provide oversite of the organization’s fundraising and marketing efforts, serve as PBN’s primary spokesperson, and advocate for policies that promote equity, inclusion, accessibility and justice. This position is located in Buffalo, NY.

A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 3 years of senior management-level experience or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years of senior management-level experience; supervisory experience; strong financial management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting; strong project management skills; hands-on experience working with a Board of Directors; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and fund development expertise. The successful candidate will be comfortable working with diverse people and communities. A technical background in preservation is desirable.

The salary for this position will be in the $95,000 range. PBN has generous time-off policies and a flexible work schedule. The anticipated start date is April 2023.

To Apply
Please send a letter of interest and resume to by January 5, 2023.

About Us
Preservation Buffalo Niagara is a non-profit advocacy organization that identifies, protects, and promotes the unique architecture and historic legacy of Western New York, while connecting people to the places they love. We serve WNY with a particular emphasis on Erie and Niagara counties. PBN is working hard to challenge existing preservation paradigms and create more diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible communities.


Preservation Buffalo Niagara wishes our Executive Director Jessie Fisher well as she prepares to step down as PBN’s Executive Director to take on the Executive Director role at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House.

“Jessie has built a strong team at PBN over the last six years,” said Margie Pawloski, Chair of the PBN Board of Trustees. “We are confident that there will be no disruptions in programming or services while we conduct a search for our next Executive Director. We look forward to continuing our important work, which underscores how important preservation is in building a stronger, more equitable, more sustainable Western New York.”

In the coming days, PBN will issue more information on the timeline for putting new leadership in place. In the meantime, you can support her 6-year legacy by donating to our annual appeal, and continue to access all of our services by following us on social media or by going to our website

East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Funding Applications due December 2, 2022


In Autumn 2022, Preservation Buffalo Niagara is proud to partner with Empire State Development (ESD) to offer another round of funding through our East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Fund.

Click here to learn more about the East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Fund.

Applications for the current round of funding through the East Side Commercial Building Stabilization Fund are due by 5:00PM on Friday, December 2, 2022. Click the picture below or visit to review and submit an application.

Richardson Olmsted Campus August Tours SOLD OUT


As of Thursday, July 21, all August tour dates for the Richardson Olmsted Campus are sold out. We will be releasing the September batch of tour tickets in mid-August, so stay tuned!

If you have not already done so, join the Preservation Buffalo Niagara e-list for first notice when tickets become available.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to welcoming you on-site later this summer!