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Scott Thompson

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Atlanta, GA 30327

Phone number: 404-881-3400
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W. Scott Thompson III


President of CIBC Family Office

Scott Thompson is the president of CIBC Family Office. In this role, Scott leads our growing family office business in addition to continuing to serve clients as a senior relationship manager. He also serves on the firm’s Trust Committee and the CIBC Private Wealth Operating Committee.​

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.  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 2024 .

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

Thompson has been recognized by Barron’s 2 times out of the last 5 years including the 2024 Barron's America’s Top Advisor Rankings.

Scott Thompson placed 13 out of 30 Georgia advisors in this annual ranking published in March 2024 with data provided as of 09/30/23. Barron’s “Top Advisor Rankings” and “America’s Top Advisor Rankings” are based on assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, quality of practice and philanthropic work as reported to Barron’s in a survey.

Rankings, ratings or awards may not be representative of any specific client's experience. Any reference to a ranking, rating or an award provides no guarantee for future performance results and is not constant over time.

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