Sylvia Tong is a Managing Director and research analyst for the TIAA-CREF organization. Ms. Tong is a member of the investment grade team and is responsible for covering global banks. She is also responsible for co-managing the organization’s global public fixed income junior research analysts. Previously, she covered international companies in the consumer, pharma, retail and industrial sectors, and also worked on the lease, finance and private placement teams. Ms. Tong joined TIAA-CREF in 2001.
Ms. Tong has 19 years of industry experience including an analyst role in investment grade research at Citigroup Securities, where she covered transportation, aerospace and defense, paper and packaging, and other industrial sectors. She also worked in the asset-based lending group on exit and DIP financings. Prior to joining Citigroup, she was an auditor at Deloitte & Touche.
Ms. Tong holds a B.A. in english and political science from Williams College. She also attended one year at Exeter College at Oxford University.