Mark T. Kim

Title: 
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Organization: 
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB)
Bio: 

Mark T. Kim is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) where he oversees internal operations to ensure efficient and cost-effective management. Under his leadership, the MSRB applies strict operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and staff resources to effectively support the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

Prior to joining the MSRB in 2017, Mark was chief financial officer for the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water), where he was responsible for structuring creative and innovative solutions to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the largest advanced wastewater treatment plant in the world. He recently served as a member of the MSRB’s Board of Directors, where he was a member of the Finance and Steering Committees and chaired the Audit Committee.

Mark is the recipient of the Washington Metropolitan Area chapter of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Excellence in Government Finance Award (2014 and 2016), and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ National Environmental Achievement Award (2017). Under his leadership, DC Water was the recipient of the Bond Buyer’s Northeast Deal of the Year Award (2014) and the Non-traditional Deal of the Year Award (2016), as well as the Government Finance Officers Association's Excellence in Government Finance Award (2017).

Prior to his position at DC Water, Mark was deputy comptroller for economic development for the City of New York, where he directed the economic development agenda of the office of the comptroller, including oversight of several city agencies, asset management, and economic research and policy. He also served as assistant comptroller for public finance for the City of New York. Earlier he was vice president at Fidelity Capital Markets, vice president at Goldman Sachs & Co. and assistant vice president at UBS Investment Bank.

Mark received a Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University, a law degree from Cornell Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.