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Thomas T. Kim
Senior Vice President, Commercial/Multifamily
Mortgage Bankers Association
Thomas T. Kim is Senior Vice President of Commercial/Multifamily at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). In this capacity, Tom manages MBA's Commercial/Multifamily Group in representing the interests of member companies in the commercial/multifamily real estate finance industry. He oversees and leads public policy activities with regard to commercial and multifamily real estate finance, including matters relating to financial services regulation, multifamily housing finance, commercial mortgage securitization, portfolio lending and commercial mortgage servicing. Tom also manages the development of best practices and industry standards, and advises MBA's Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG).
Prior to joining MBA, Tom served as Associate General Counsel at Freddie Mac, where he advised the company on a broad range of legal, regulatory and public policy matters. Previously, he was in-house counsel at the Investment Company Institute, the national association of the mutual fund industry, where he focused on legislative and regulatory matters affecting mutual funds and their shareholders. Tom is also a co-founder and board member of Justice Ventures International, a non-profit organization that combats human trafficking and promotes economic development in developing countries.
Tom received his B.A. summa cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, J.D. from the UCLA School of Law where he served as a law review editor, and LL.M. with distinction from the Georgetown Law Center.