Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson

Real Estate Broker

Old Lyme Brokerage

103 Halls Road
P.O. Box 489
Old Lyme, CT 06371
  • Interests:
    Boating, Golfing, Traveling

Bill Thompson

Business Leader with an outstanding record executing complex and high profile programs while propelling operational growth and profitability. Led successful sales and marketing teams from company start up to maturity and delivered continuous improvement in service, quality and productivity.  Professional executive that can lead, communicate and inspire. Bill has over 30 years of business and executive management experience. He has served on several private and public organization boards and now chairs, "The Otto Graham Athletic Legacy Fund" for the US Coast Guard Academy. He is also Chairman of the successful and now annual "Otto Graham Golf Classic" that is held at private upscale golf courses here in Southeastern Connecticut to benefit, support and recognize U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet athletic programs. He started his business career as a sales leader for IBM, achieved a number of distinct top performance awards and progressed through several management and leadership positions. He played a key sales, leadership and executive role at Stratus Computer, from start up operations to the company's public offering. Additionally, he led the start up and growth efforts at a software communications company, served as a senior executive at a national call center outsourcing company as well as a regional IT reseller company.

Prior to entering the technology industry, Thompson served 5 years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard with tours of dutyin Vietnam and the Antarctica. He was the youngest Coast Guard Officer selected for the initial Vietnam deployment and he served as an Executive Officer and then Commanding Officer for their 82' patrol boats. He served in Antarctica as an Operations Officer aboard, what was then the world's largest icebreaker.

A graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Thompson distinguished himself as a co-captain of the Academy's only undefeated and untied football team and co-captain of the baseball team. He was selected as a "Small College All-American" in football and received the inaugural "ECAC College Player of the Year Award" as well as All New England in Baseball and was honored as Southeastern Connecticut's Athlete of the Year. He was inducted into the Coast Guard Academy's Athletic Hall of Fame as well as the Northeastern Pennsylvania Athletic Hall of Fame. He is an avid golfer, licensed Connecticut...

Bill Thompson

Business Leader with an outstanding record executing complex and high profile programs while propelling operational growth and profitability. Led successful sales and marketing teams from company start up to maturity and delivered continuous improvement in service, quality and productivity.  Professional executive that can lead, communicate and inspire. Bill has over 30 years of business and executive management experience. He has served on several private and public organization boards and now chairs, "The Otto Graham Athletic Legacy Fund" for the US Coast Guard Academy. He is also Chairman of the successful and now annual "Otto Graham Golf Classic" that is held at private upscale golf courses here in Southeastern Connecticut to benefit, support and recognize U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet athletic programs. He started his business career as a sales leader for IBM, achieved a number of distinct top performance awards and progressed through several management and leadership positions. He played a key sales, leadership and executive role at Stratus Computer, from start up operations to the company's public offering. Additionally, he led the start up and growth efforts at a software communications company, served as a senior executive at a national call center outsourcing company as well as a regional IT reseller company.

Prior to entering the technology industry, Thompson served 5 years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard with tours of dutyin Vietnam and the Antarctica. He was the youngest Coast Guard Officer selected for the initial Vietnam deployment and he served as an Executive Officer and then Commanding Officer for their 82' patrol boats. He served in Antarctica as an Operations Officer aboard, what was then the world's largest icebreaker.

A graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Thompson distinguished himself as a co-captain of the Academy's only undefeated and untied football team and co-captain of the baseball team. He was selected as a "Small College All-American" in football and received the inaugural "ECAC College Player of the Year Award" as well as All New England in Baseball and was honored as Southeastern Connecticut's Athlete of the Year. He was inducted into the Coast Guard Academy's Athletic Hall of Fame as well as the Northeastern Pennsylvania Athletic Hall of Fame. He is an avid golfer, licensed Connecticut Real Estate Broker with Graduate Realty Institute and Senior Real Estate Specialist designations as well as a licensed USCG Captain and Master for vessels up to 100 tons. As owner and operator of SeaScape Charters, he is pleased to excellence in custom cruising as well as offering "first rate" Sotheby's real estate service for client needs. He was recently honored for the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award for his more than 20 years of volunteer fund raising for The Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association.

Bill Thompson

Business Leader with an outstanding record executing complex and high profile programs while propelling operational growth and profitability. Led successful sales and marketing teams from company start up to maturity and delivered continuous improvement in service, quality and productivity.  Professional executive that can lead, communicate and inspire. Bill has over 30 years of business and executive management experience. He has served on several private and public organization boards and now chairs, "The Otto Graham Athletic Legacy Fund" for the US Coast Guard Academy. He is also Chairman of the successful and now annual "Otto Graham Golf Classic" that is held at private upscale golf courses here in Southeastern Connecticut to benefit, support and recognize U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet athletic programs. He started his business career as a sales leader for IBM, achieved a number of distinct top performance awards and progressed through several management and leadership positions. He played a key sales, leadership and executive role at Stratus Computer, from start up operations to the company's public offering. Additionally, he led the start up and growth efforts at a software communications company, served as a senior executive at a national call center outsourcing company as well as a regional IT reseller company.

Prior to entering the technology industry, Thompson served 5 years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard with tours of dutyin Vietnam and the Antarctica. He was the youngest Coast Guard Officer selected for the initial Vietnam deployment and he served as an Executive Officer and then Commanding Officer for their 82' patrol boats. He served in Antarctica as an Operations Officer aboard, what was then the world's largest icebreaker.

A graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Thompson distinguished himself as a co-captain of the Academy's only undefeated and untied football team and co-captain of the baseball team. He was selected as a "Small College All-American" in football and received the inaugural "ECAC College Player of the Year Award" as well as All New England in Baseball and was honored as Southeastern Connecticut's Athlete of the Year. He was inducted into the Coast Guard Academy's Athletic Hall of Fame as well as the Northeastern Pennsylvania Athletic Hall of Fame. He is an avid golfer, licensed Connecticut Real Estate Broker with Graduate Realty Institute and Senior Real Estate Specialist designations as well as a licensed USCG Captain and Master for vessels up to 100 tons. As owner and operator of SeaScape Charters, he is pleased to excellence in custom cruising as well as offering "first rate" Sotheby's real estate service for client needs. He was recently honored for the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award for his more than 20 years of volunteer fund raising for The Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association.

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  • Agent Designations
    • Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
    • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
    • Waterfront Property Specialist
    • Broker

My Listings

496 New London Rd $329,000 link

496 New London Rd

Salem, CT 06420 | New London County
$329,000

REDUCED PRICE! DEVELOPERS TAKE NOTICE PLEASE. GOOD ACCESS, PRIVACY AND ADJACENT TO VERY NICE HOMES. One of the last great locations on Rt 85 just north of Waterford. This property...

2,395,800
lot
40 Doyle Rd $314,900 link

40 Doyle Rd

Montville, CT 06370 | New London County
$314,900
5 Beds 2/1 Baths 2,766 Sqft

Being marketed for the first time on almost 40 years! Recently renovated kitchen with white cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. A screened in porch off...

5
bed
2/1
bath
2,766
sqft

My Sales

114 Captains $1,712,500 link

114 Captains

Westbrook, CT 06498 | Middlesex County
$1,712,500
4 Beds 4/1 Baths 3,400 Sqft

Magnificent beach house--completely remodeled and ready for the buyer looking for a first rate like new home on the water--One of a kind and a home proud to own. First showing...

4
bed
4/1
bath
3,400
sqft
82 Captains Drive $1,400,000 link

82 Captains Drive

Westbrook, CT 06498 | Middlesex County
$1,400,000
4 Beds 3/1 Baths 2,804 Sqft

Direct waterfront home with stunning views of Long Island Sound and your own private beach from the westerly facing spacious deck. This boating and beach paradise is only short...

4
bed
3/1
bath
2,804
sqft
109 Hillcrest Road $1,020,000 link

109 Hillcrest Road

Old Lyme, CT 06376 | New London County
$1,020,000
4 Beds 1/1 Baths 1,658 Sqft

Waterfront home with breathtaking views of Long Island Sound and the private beach from this charming and protected year round updated property. Enjoy the perennial gardens, private...

4
bed
1/1
bath
1,658
sqft