Bruce Zimmerman

Bruce Zimmerman

Former CEO and CIO
University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO)

Bruce Zimmerman was CEO and Chief Investment Officer of the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO) from 2007-2016. UTIMCO, investing over $37 billion, is the second largest investor of discretionary university assets in the world, behind Harvard.


Prior to joining UTIMCO, Mr. Zimmerman was CIO and Global Head of Pension Investments at Citigroup.   At Citigroup, Bruce previously was CFO and Chief Administrative Officer of Citigroup Alternative Investments, which invested over $90 billion in proprietary and client capital across a range of hedge fund, private equity, real estate and structured credit vehicles.


Before Citigroup, Mr. Zimmerman spent thirteen years at Texas Commerce Bank/JPMorgan Chase in a variety of capacities including Merger & Acquisition Investment Banking, Internet and ATM Retail Management, Consumer Marketing, and Financial Planning, Strategy and Corporate Development.


Prior to Texas Commerce Bank/JPMorgan Chase, Bruce was a Consultant, Senior Consultant, and Manager at Bain & Company in their Boston office.


Mr. Zimmerman received a MBA from Harvard Business School where he earned First and Second Year Honors, and graduated Duke University, Magna Cum Laude & a Degree of Distinction.


Bruce is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the CommonFund and serves on the Investment Committee for the Houston Endowment. Bruce was also International President of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization.


Bruce has been married for over 33 years and is the proud parent of two grown children.