Jim Gleaves

Managing Director @ John L. Wortham & Son, L.P.

Jim Gleaves, Managing Director of John L. Wortham & Son, L.P., joined Wortham in 2000 and specializes in the placement of insurance products primarily involving financial risk and other alternative risk management structures. Jim is also responsible for Wortham’s Risk Management Department, which handles risk analytics for Wortham clients. Wortham is the largest insurance broker headquartered in Texas and one of the largest privately held insurance brokers in the U.S. Wortham provides property & casualty, employee benefit programs, professional indemnity, personal lines, life insurance, and surety bonds, and places over $1 billion in premiums annually, working with over 300 insurance carriers worldwide.

Prior to joining Wortham, Jim worked at American General Corporation, a $100 billion diversified financial services company, where he served as Treasurer for eight years and was responsible for all capital markets and cash management activities. Before taking the Treasurer position at American General, Jim managed portfolios of private placement debt and equity investments at American General and at Equitable Life for 15 years. Jim has a BBA and an MBA from the University of Texas.