Pat Baer was born and raised in Northford, CT. He moved to NYC in 2001 and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Pat started out as an intern at UCB and became the Head of the Tech department in 2004. He started his improv training in September 2002, and has studied under various teachers including Sean Conroy, Kevin Mullaney, Charlie Todd, Billy Merritt, and Ian Roberts. Pat received the ECNY award for Best Technician in 2005, 2007, and 2008. In 2012, Time Out New York called him a "comedy lynch pin". Pat spent 2 years performing on Harold Night with Bangs and Penthouse Riot, and another 2 years hosting 404ing It: Breaking (Down) the Internet. He organized the 3x3 Improv Tournament and ran UCBW.