Thomas Kim named deputy CIO of Tennessee Department of Treasury
The Tennessee Department of Treasury has appointed Thomas Kim as its new deputy CIO.
Kim, who has served as director of fixed income since 2015, will now assist CIO Michael Brakebill in leading the Treasury Investments Division, which is responsible for internally managing over $82.2 billion in state assets, including the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) valued at over $53.4 billion.
“I am honored to be able to serve Tennesseans in this capacity,” Kim said. “I want to thank CIO Brakebill and Treasurer Lillard for giving me this opportunity, and I look forward to assisting the investment team any way I can.”
Kim was hired at Treasury as a senior portfolio manager in 2010 to manage the corporate bond portfolio at TCRS. He has nearly 25 years of investment experience in fixed income and equity.
Kim joined the Treasury with nearly 15 years of private-sector experience in asset management for fixed income and equities. He began his caree