Al Y. Kim

Director of Investments

Al Y. Kim is Director of Investments at the Helmsley Charitable Trust. In this role, he is responsible for helping lead the development and implementation of the overall investment strategy for Helmsley, which entails portfolio management, manager research, and investment due diligence across all segments of the investment program. Al was recognized by Institutional Investor in 2017 with its inaugural Next CIO award and in 2019 with its Hedge Fund Rising Star award.

Before joining Helmsley, Al managed and worked with a spectrum of institutional investment portfolios for 15 years. Al was a director in BlackRock’s client solutions business, which is responsible for developing investment solutions and managing the OCIO mandates for a range of clients globally. Prior to BlackRock, Al was a consultant at Wilshire Associates, where he advised public and corporate pension plans on their asset allocation, investment structure, and manager selection issues.

Al has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California and was a Robert Toigo Foundation fellow. He has also earned the CFA and CAIA designations.