KIM KAMIN is a Principal at Gresham Partners, LLC, an independent multi-family office that currently serves about 110 ultra-high net worth families nationally. At Gresham, Ms. Kamin serves as Chief Wealth Strategist, leading Gresham’s development and implementation of estate, wealth transfer, philanthropic, educational, and fiduciary planning activities. Previously she was a partner at a large Chicago law firm where for many years her legal practice involved all aspects of trust and estate planning, administration, and dispute resolution, including serving as counsel for the formation and operation of not-for-profit entities.
Kim is an adjunct professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law where she was awarded the William M. Trumbull Lectureship., and is on faculty for the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) program through the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education.
Kim is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Trusts & Estates Magazine and has authored numerous pieces for them that can be found at http://wealthmanagement.com/author/kim-kamin. She has published on a wide variety of topics and is also a frequent lecturer in a variety of venues across the country. She was co-executive editor and co-author for the past two editions of the Leimberg Library Tools & Techniques book, Estate Planning for Modern Families (3rd Edition 2019).
Kim is a Regent for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), is Immediate Past President of the Chicago Estate Planning Council, and serves on the Advisory Board and Leaders Council and as Estate Planning & Legal Issues Domain Chair for the UHNW Institute.
She serves on advisory boards for multiple local philanthropic organizations: the Chicago Community Trust Professional Advisory Council, the Art Institute of Chicago Gift Planning Advisory Committee, the Northwestern Memorial Foundation Professional Council for Philanthropy, the Goodman Theatre Spotlight Advisory Council, the Chicago Foundation for Women Professional Advisory Council, and the Executive Committee for the Lurie Children’s Legacy Partners. She also serves on the Chicago Stanford Association’s Board of Leaders and formerly served as a Trustee for the Francis W. Parker School for nine years. She is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, where she has served on several committees.
Kim received her B.A., with distinction and departmental honors in Psychology, from Stanford University and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. She is an AEP® and a 21/64 Certified Advisor.
- Principal & Chief Wealth Strategist
- Gresham Partners, LLC
- Communicating About Wealth | Family Philanthropy | Financial Literacy | Governance and Succession Planning | Strategic Grantmaking | Wealth Management | Women and Giving
- 21/64 Approach Training | Managing Family Dynamics and Talking About Money Combined Training | Art of Facilitation