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.

Prior to joining Helmsley, Al was a director in BlackRock’s client solutions business which is responsible for developing investment solutions and managing the institutional OCIO mandates for a range of clients globally. As a founding member of the manager research team, Al researched managers across a spectrum of asset classes and helped shape the due diligence and governance processes in place today. 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 B.S. from the University of Southern California, and holds the CFA and CAIA designations. Al also received the Institutional Investor “Next CIO” Award in 2017.