Patrick M. McGuirk
Patrick McGuirk is responsible for overseeing Legal, Legal & Custody, Corporate Secretary, Corporate Insurance Services, Corporate Security, Corporate Real Estate & Facilities, Corporate Communications, Enterprise Strategic Sourcing, and Investor Relations divisions of the bank.
Mr. McGuirk joined Bank of Hawaii in November 2020, as Senior Executive Vice President, Chief General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Since then, his purview has continued to expand, including being named Bank of Hawaii’s first Environmental, Social & Governance Chair in June 2021. Mr. McGuirk’s 25 years of financial services legal experience includes serving as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Flagstar Bank, and Counsel to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Prior to his government service, he represented financial institutions and other corporations in private practice as a partner in the New York City office of Sidley Austin LLP.
Mr. McGuirk received his juris doctorate from Fordham University School of Law and has a bachelor of arts degree from Binghamton University, the State University of New York. With a passion for diversity, equity, inclusion and community engagement, Mr. McGuirk is engaged in civic, professional and charitable activities. He serves on the boards of The Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs and IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc., where he is chair of the governance committee. He is admitted to practice law in Hawaii, Michigan, New Jersey and New York.