Our Team

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.

 Our Team

Bernice Radle, Executive Director

Bernice’s experience encapsulates preservation through the creation of her own preservation-minded business, Buffalove Development. Her work has been nationally recognized and celebrated. With over 10 years of work and activism in the Buffalo area, she has a broad and capable understanding of the projects and work PBN strives to create in our community. She has a B.S. in Urban Planning and Regional Analysis from Buffalo State University.


Constance Denise Strother, East Side Preservation Specialist

Constance Strother’s passion for our built environment began with the completion of her thesis in Interior Design at Villa Maria College in 2015. She completed a master’s degree in Urban Planning, specializing in Urban Design and Physical Planning, which she received from the University at Buffalo in 2019. Constance enjoys interior design and building wood furniture. When she has free time, she enjoys attending live Jazz, and watches crime shows and HGTV while hanging out with her son and her cat, Stinky.






Gregory Rabb, Field Services Coordinator

Gregory P. Rabb recently retired from SUNY Jamestown Community College where he was Professor of Political Science and Coordinator of Global Education. He previously served as Chair of the Jamestown City Planning Commission, Vice Chair of the Jamestown Urban Renewal Agency, and President of the Jamestown City Council. He is a graduate of Canisius High School, Canisius College, and SUNY Buffalo School of Law. Greg also holds a Master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Greg lives with his cat Oliver and is happy to return to Buffalo, the city of his birth and the home of most of his family including six beautiful grand nephews.







Benjamin Rosiek, Communications Coordinator

Ben Rosiek has been working in historical nonprofits for over 10 years, with a strong attachment to living history museums. He has always been fascinated by local history and architecture, and any drive through the city turns into an impromptu tour. When not at work he likes to cook, sew, and of course collect antiques.   




Life Trustees
Richard Baer
Peter Filim
R. Maura Cohen

Technical Advisors
Gary Costello
Frank Kowsky
Martin Wachadlo


Thank you to our major donors!