Suzanne Kim, CFA



Ms. Kim has nearly two decades of experience in public policy, finance, architecture, commercial real estate, and environmental finance and policy.  Ms. Kim is responsible for firm strategy, financial modeling, and research & analysis.

Prior to joining SPI Partners, Ms. Kim was Manager of Investment Analytics for New Forests, a global private equity firm managing sustainable real asset investments.  Prior to New Forests, she was with Greenleaf Power, a renewable energy company focused on biomass, Credit Suisse, and Kensington Investment Group, where she focused on Real Estate Investment Trust ("REIT") securities as well as infrastructure and green building investment opportunities.  Before focusing on finance, Ms. Kim worked for Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill, an internationally recognized commercial real estate architecture firm.  She also worked at the Harvard Center for Urban Development Studies, where she supported infrastructure/development projects tackling issues ranging from public policy to sustainability, urban planning, capacity building, and finance.

Ms. Kim’s present affiliations include the U.S. EPA’s Environmental Financial Advisory Board and Town of Tiburon’s Design Review Board.  Past affiliations include the Treasure Island Citizens’ Advisory Board, a public private green community development project; and the San Francisco League of Conservation Voters.

Ms. Kim received her A.B. from Dartmouth College and her Dual Master in Public Policy and Urban Planning as well as her Master in Architecture from Harvard University.  She is a CFA charterholder.