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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.

Empower Wealth are very precise, and show as much care for your financial well being as you do. Their professionalism is very impressive, and brings nothing but confidence when planning for success.

- Andre January 2019

Empower Wealth is a passionate group of people who help you succeed with your financial goals through property investment and, just as importantly, implementing a solid money management system.

- Brendon January 2019

Paul has done an amazing job working with the Empower Wealth team to provide an in depth forward plan for Joshua & I. We are extremely happy with the help we’ve received.

- Brendon January 2019

Paul is an excellent consultant to deal with. He finds that happy balance between professional service and creating a free and relaxed attitude. I feel very confident moving forward in his and the whole team's hands.

- Jackson January 2019

Thank you for your attention to detail in putting our plan together. We are really excited about our wealth building journey.

- Yasemin December 2018

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