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W. Scott Thompson III


Southeast Regional Team Executive and Co-Executive Director of CIBC Family Office

Scott Thompson is the Southeast regional team executive, with over 25 years of industry experience. In this role, he oversees offices in Texas and Florida, as well as manages the firm’s Atlanta office, serving clients as a senior relationship manager. Additionally, Scott is co-executive director of CIBC Family Office, leading our national family office platform. He also serves on the firm’s Trust Committee, which provides fiduciary oversight in the administration of trusts.

Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Scott was a senior manager in the high net worth division of Wachovia Bank and a trust and investment officer with Virginia Commonwealth Trust Company.

He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in finance from James Madison University, and he is a graduate of the Southeastern Trust School of Campbell University and the ABA National Graduate Trust School. Scott holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) certification.

Scott currently sits on the board of directors for the Center for Christianity and Scholarship at Duke University, and serves on the Young Life Committee in Atlanta.  He has held various leadership positions within the Anglican and Presbyterian churches, and has volunteered with Pace Academy and the Boy Scouts of America. Scott was listed in Barron’s Top Advisor Rankings by State in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 .

Representing CIBC National Trust Company and CIBC Private Wealth Advisors, Inc.

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