David Thompson

Leadership Team
Title: Town Assessor

Dave Thompson currently serves as the Town’s Town Assessor.

Dave has over thirty years of real estate experience with over sixteen years working in municipal government.  Dave started with the Town of Westerly as the Senior Appraiser and was promoted into the Town Assessor position.  Prior to working for the Town Dave did real estate appraisal for fourteen years.    Dave actively participates in his profession by being a member of the Rhode Island Association of Assessing Officers and a member of the Multiple Listing Service.  Formerly, Dave was on the Westerly Board of Tenant Affairs.  Dave is licensed by the State of Rhode Island as a Certified Appraiser since 1992.  Dave has a Bachelor’s Degree in Print Journalism from the University of Rhode Island and has studied towards a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education.  Dave has taken numerous appraisal courses and seminars through the Appraisal Institute.

Dave is a Westerly native and lives with this wife.  He has three adult children; a daughter who lives in Westerly, and two boys who live in Washington D.C.  He also has a step-son in Pawcatuck, and a step-daughter matriculating in D.C.


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