A coroner has found a Sydney security guard who shot a man dead during a robbery acted in self defence.

Nathan Brodbeck was armed with a pistol when he demanded $750,000 from a Brinks cash security van outside Dee Why RSL club on July 26, 2010.

He died after being shot in the chest by guard Radion Primanzon.

Deputy State Coroner Paul MacMahon has found the security guard's actions were reasonable and in self defence.

Nathan Brodbeck,32, was a former seaman with the Royal Australian Navy.

Raid Akkoushe who was one of three guards at the scene, told Glebe Coroners court his colleague was justified in drawing his gun.

Mr Akkouche said he was worried he would be shot, and Radion Primanzon was doing what he was trained to do.

Nathan Brodbeck's friend Kim Brown told the inquest he called her the day before the robbery in tears, saying he needed to move to Queensland.

When she asked him for more information, he replied "it's better that you don't know".

His former partner, Leanne McIntyre, said he worked closely with a man named Russell Holmes, and gave most of his salary to Mr Holmes in the lead up to his death.

In 2012 a former police officer was jailed for providing Nathan Brodbeck with the gun.

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