Preservation Buffalo Niagara (PBN) was established in 2008. Built on the more than 30-year history of our predecessor organizations, the Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier and the Preservation Coalition of Erie County, PBN is committed to bringing resources and results that ensure that our historic places thrive for generations to come.

Meet the Staff

Jessie Fisher, Executive Director

Jessie Fisher brings a wide background to her role as the Executive Director of Preservation Buffalo Niagara. An Urban Planner with a Master’s degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, Jessie has worked as an historic preservation and neighborhood planning consultant, owned and developed at-risk and abandoned buildings, and served as the Director of Planning at Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper. These experiences have combined to give her a unique sense of how promoting our region’s heritage can unlock a brighter, more equitable, more sustainable future.

Christiana Limniatis, Director of Preservation Services

Christiana Limniatis has over 12 years’ experience in historic preservation. Christiana began her preservation career as the Communications Coordinator for Historic Albany Foundation in Albany, NY. Since completing her master’s coursework in Historic Preservation Planning in 2011, Christiana has worked as a preservation consultant in Louisiana, Tennessee, and New York, providing services that include National Register nominations, design guidelines, architectural surveys, non-profit fundraising and marketing campaigns, and grant writing. Christiana holds a BA in History/Political Science from The College of Saint Rose and completed her coursework towards a MA in Historic Preservation Planning at Cornell University.

Board of Trustees

E. Frits Abell
Kristan Andersen
Jason Lloyd Clement
Tony James
David Kinyon
Thomas Knab
David Ladori
Margie Pawloski
Mike Puma
Maureen Purcell
Georgia Robinson Bradberry
Ally Spongr
Eric Stenclik
Sandra White
Zachary Yehl

Life Trustees

Richard Baer
Peter Filim
R. Maura Cohen

Technical Advisors

Gary Costello
Frank Koswky
Martin Wachadlo

Thank you to our foundation sponsors and corporate benefactors!