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Paul Thompson

Qualified Property Investment Advisor

Paul Thompson is one of our Qualified Property Investment Advisors here at Empower Wealth. He has a background in residential/commercial construction, Investment Banking, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

 

Paul was born and raised in Victoria and had a strong passion for real estate at a young age. He pursued a building apprenticeship just out of high school and whilst getting some invaluable experience in real estate, he took his skills and youthful desire to travel by embarking on a journey across the UK and New Zealand and continued to perform construction work in both the residential and commercial arenas. During his travels, Paul met and married his wife, Stephanie, and decided to head to the US where she was born. Once in the US, Paul pursued his bachelor’s degree and a career in Investment Banking. He secured a job at a large international Investment Bank in New York. Rising through the ranks and taking on management and front office roles, Paul was the Prime Broker for his clients and Assistant VP at Barclays Bank. During this time in the investment banking space, Paul was able to advise his business clients in all manners of business investments as well as some family office advice for his clients. Paul realised he found more enjoyment in connecting personally with his clients and working on building their personal wealth positions.

Paul, Stephanie and their two children decided to make the move from the US back to Paul’s home town of Melbourne. During this move, Paul seized the opportunity to change his career path from Investment Banking and the large corporate settings to a more unique and tailored position at Empower Wealth. With his role as a Qualified Property Investment Advisor, Paul now has a greater sense of fulfilment by being able to meet with individuals and families in order to help them achieve their financial goals and aspirations through property investment.

During his spare time Paul loves spending time with his family and running around with his two children. Also, he enjoys playing his guitar, reading and keeping active by running, cycling and participating in local triathlons. He looks forward to watching his children grow and like the clients he’s helping, building a property portfolio of his own to provide financial security for his family.

We were very pleased with the range of services provided by Empower Wealth. Our investment Plan was developed through COVID 19 restrictions and all of our discussions were online. Paul and Matthew were always flexible and provided a high degree of professionalism in a challenging context.

- Lyn, VIC July 2020

We were very pleased with the range of services provided by Empower Wealth. Our investment Plan was developed through COVID-19 restrictions and all of our discussions were online. Paul and Matthew were always flexible and provided a high degree of professionalism in a challenging context.

- Lyn, VIC June 2020

The amazing volume of knowledge provided by the Empower Wealth team will change not only my future but all those around me who can learn from improved decision making at critical junctures in their lives. Thank you for improving my financial literacy and and empowering me to improve my wellbeing and those around me. The ongoing free advice on The Property Couch is full of 'gold'. May those on the journey pay it forward as you have done. THANK YOU

- Liz, VIC June 2020

Excellent advice around cash flow and tax benefit from property minded professionals. Very difficult to find!!

- Matt, VIC June 2020

Thanks Paul and the team at Empower Wealth. The whole process was extremely valuable . It has made the path forward to retirement and beyond a lot clearer. Thanks very much.

- Michael, Saudi Arabia June 2020

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