Cleveland, Ohio

200 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44114

PHONE NUMBER: 216 456-2983

James K. Thompson
Managing Director

Jim Thompson is a private banker for CIBC Private Wealth Management, with more than 30 years of industry experience. In his current role, Jim works with high net worth individuals and families on a wide range of banking matters, including complex credit and cash solutions, while focused on financial planning and best practices to preserve, manage, and transfer wealth for current and future generations.

Prior to joining CIBC Private Wealth Management, Jim served as a senior vice president and private wealth advisor for Citizens Bank, where he was responsible for building the private bank line of business in the Northeast Ohio market. Previously, he served as vice president and director of private bank sales with Fifth Third Bank, where he led client acquisition activities for a team of private bankers and wealth management advisors working with closely held business owners, corporate executives and affluent families. Jim began his career as a trust relationship manager with National City Bank before taking on additional business development and sales leadership roles.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Miami University of Ohio and a Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. Additionally, he is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Cleveland and the Case Western Reserve University Council of Estate Planning Professionals, and a board member and the Treasurer of the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center.

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