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Catherine Thompson

CO-FOUNDER/Executive Vice President

A seasoned real estate professional with more than 31 years’ experience in the industry, Cathy Thompson is a co-founder and principal at Thompson Hennessey and Partners. An accomplished tenant and owner representative, Ms. Thompson delivers corporate services solutions to long-term, high-profile clients, skillfully coordinating complex global transactions and leveraging astute economic analysis to achieve the best results and add the greatest value for her clients. Cathy is responsible for over 2.5M square feet of lease transactions in her career. High profile clients include U.S. Trust, ITG, Sapient Corporation, McKinsey & Co. and Boston Beer Company. In addition to her global transactional work, Cathy is active in the Boston market.

Cathy originally co-founded Thompson Hennessey & Partners in 1990, and was the Managing Partner for 21 years. In 2011, the company was sold to Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, where she was an Executive Director. Most recently, Cathy was the Co-Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield in Boston, until re-opening Thompson Hennessey & Partners in 2015.

Cathy’s elementary education spanned many Central and South American countries as well as Australia. She is a graduate of Wellesley College, and later the MIT Birthing of Giants Program for entrepreneurs.

Cathy and her husband live in South Boston and have five children. In her spare time, Ms. Thompson enjoys riding Harleys.