Scott Thomas brings to the company more than 30 years of professional accomplishments involving executive leadership, client acquisition, and broker services. As one of the industry’s most experienced life settlement professionals, Scott takes a hands-on approach in assisting financial advisors, estate attorneys, and CPAs whose clients are seeking the highest possible value for their life insurance policies. In comparison with his peers in the industry, Scott is uniquely competent as it relates to his advisory skills and the collaborative role he plays in achieving “suitability and alignment” with the policy seller’s objectives. Estate attorneys, CPAs, and other advisors trust Scott’s expertise and guidance in recommending the most effective underwriting strategies and case development for complex estate planning transactions.
According to many of his associates, Scott’s success is attributed to his sense of dedication to each client’s case, his mastery of negotiation techniques, and his strong work ethic. “When it comes to negotiating the highest settlement for each life settlement transaction, Scott’s drive and tenacity are unmatched in the industry,” said one professional advisor.
Prior to co-founding Asset Life Settlements, Scott worked with one of the industry’s leading brokerage firms for 14 years, where he held VP-level positions in sales and national account management. He and his team fostered relationships with executives at major wealth management firms, high-end insurance producers, and with estate planning attorneys and financial advisors. Over the years, Scott and his team have brokered more than $8 billion in face value.
Before transitioning into the life settlement industry, Scott worked as a top sales
executive with a national vacation sales and marketing company. Due to his leadership and management skills, he successfully built his team from a handful of five sales professionals to nearly 100 sales executives – closing nearly $200 million in sales volume during his seven years in the industry.
Scott attended the University of Central Florida and is a member of the Life Settlement Association (LISA). He has been a frequent participant at the industry’s leading conferences, including MDRT, Forum 400, Top of the Table, NAIFA, NAILBA. In his free time, Scott is actively involved with his son’s athletic pursuits and in helping him achieve success on the baseball field, as well as in life. Scott is a huge sports fan and also enjoys listening to the sounds of his favorite music artist, Steely Dan.