Kil Huh

Director of State & Local Fiscal Health
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Kil Huh is director of state and local fiscal health for The Pew Charitable Trusts. He oversees Pew’s work to inform state policy on a wide range of issues including state and local public sector retirement benefits, state tax systems, and housing finance. He also supervises a vigorous research portfolio that has contributed to federal and state legislation and has been cited widely in national media including, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR. Huh has appeared as a guest on Fox Business News, CBS Nightly News, and both PBS’s News Hour and Nightly Business Report. Prior to joining Pew, he most recently was director of policy and consulting at the Fannie Mae Foundation and previously manager of the foundation’s state and local initiatives. He holds a bachelor’s degree in urban regional studies from Cornell University, a master’s in urban planning from New York University and both a M.Phil. and a Ph.D. in urban planning from Columbia University.