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  Licensed Real Estate Broker serving Southeastern Connecticut and SW Florida

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 annual "Otto Graham Golf Classic" that is held at private national upscale golf courses 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 duty in 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...

Bill Thompson  Licensed Real Estate Broker serving Southeastern Connecticut and SW Florida

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 annual "Otto Graham Golf Classic" that is held at private national upscale golf courses 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 duty in 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 and Florida 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 previous owner and operator of SeaScape Charters, he offered excellence in custom cruising and "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  Licensed Real Estate Broker serving Southeastern Connecticut and SW Florida

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 annual "Otto Graham Golf Classic" that is held at private national upscale golf courses 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 duty in 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 and Florida 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 previous owner and operator of SeaScape Charters, he offered excellence in custom cruising and "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

150a Old Colchester Road $11,500,000 link

150a Old Colchester Road

Waterford, CT 06385 | New London County
$11,500,000

Centrally located mid-way between New York and Boston, Millers Pond is an 80 +/- acre private lake, offered with exclusive riparian rights and with 200 +/- acres of undeveloped...

496 New London $329,000 link

496 New London

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

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 $1,400,000 link

82 Captains

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 $1,020,000 link

109 Hillcrest

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