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James Thompson, RICP

James Thompson, RICP

Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) | Registered Representative | Financial Advisor


Substantial experience in evaluating and designing risk management plans for estate and business liquidity using life insurance plans for businesses and business owners, estates (TOLI – Trust Owned Life Insurance) and individuals. As well as helping business owners structuring buy-sell funding, succession planning, key person retention and non-qualified retirement plans for owners and highly compensated key employees. 

Experience in designing disability income protection plans and chronic illness and long-term care insurance plans.

Skilled in designing and implementing financial plans evaluating portfolio performance and modeling retirement income cash flow.

Provide guidance in asset allocation modeling with on-going performance oversight and review.  

20+ years experience in qualified retirement plans (401(k), profit sharing plans) for businesses.    

Affiliated with an independent broker dealer and RIA.

Skill Summary:

·        Life Insurance policy Design and Implementation. Policy Audits and Performance Reviews

·        Disability Income Insurance 

·        Long Term Insurance Review and Implementation

·        Business Continuation and Exit Planning

·        Owner and Executive Non-Qualified Tax Advantaged Retirement Plans

·        Investment Portfolio Management

·        Financial Planning

Industry Experience

·        Life, Disability and Health Insurance License:      1993 -  present

·        Registered Securities Representative Series 6 and 63:   1996 – present

·        Series 65 Registration:   2008 – Present

·        Retirement Income Certified Planner: 2021 - Present 

Work Experience:

·         Juvenile Rehabilitation Counselor, Echo Glen Children’s Center, Snoqualmie , WA. 1982-86

·         Teaching 5th grade, Nairobi, Kenya 1986-87

·         Pediatric Mental Health Specialist, Children's Hospital , Seattle WA 1989-91.

·         Medical Sales 1991-92

·         Financial Services; Life Insurance and Investments; 1993 – Present

 Volunteer Work:

    ·  Past President of the Seattle Chapter National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
    ·  Past board member for Room Circus Medical Clowning, a performing arts group touching the hearts at Children's Hospital in Seattle.


·  Hobbies and interests include enjoying the great outdoors, sailing, hiking, writing and reading. The 2 family dogs (Eurasiers) walk Jim 4.3 miles a day.  

·  I have a deep appreciation for the gifts of humor and laughter. 

·  I cherish my family, friendships and client relationships and am profoundly grateful for my life in Seattle.

·  Born and raised in Seattle, a graduate of Roosevelt High School and the University of Washington

·  Jim has been married to Julie (such a gift) for over 30 years. They have lived in the Ravenna neighborhood since 1991 and have 2 grown children.