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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Mark Thompson 2001


  • Title: President
  • Company: Boston Private Bank & Trust Co.
  • Location: Ten Post Office Square, Boston, MA
  • Birthplace: Schenectady, NY, 1957

Family: Wife Diane, children Tory, Alexandra, and Mark

College: Norwich University, B.S. in Business Administration; MBA, Clarkson College

First job in finance or allied field: Boston Safe Deposit & Trust — money market asst.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Growing asset base balance sheet of bank. Future: Looking to expand office locations in architecture. New ops soon in Cambridge.

Hobbies: Golf, fishing, running

Favorite book: “The Perfect Storm” by Sebastian Junger

Favorite movie: “Forrest Gump”

Person you most emulate (outside of family): Mike Frangos (influenced me to attend Norwich University)

Key to success: Hard work, put the customer first If you were forced to choose another vocation what would it be? Teaching Finance in college or graduate school.