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Thomas Quick

Thomas C. Quick


Thomas is President of First Palm Beach Properties, Inc., a real estate holding company in Palm Beach. Mr. Quick is a retired Vice Chairman of Quick & Reilly/Fleet Securities, Inc. In 1998, Quick & Reilly became part of Fleet, then FleetBoston Financial Corporation (NYSE: FBF) one of the nation’s largest and most successful financial services firms and holding company of one of the nation’s largest banks prior to its acquisition by Bank of American Corporation.

From 1996 to 1998, when the firm was acquired by Fleet, Mr. Quick was President and Chief Operating Officer of The Quick & Reilly Group, Inc., the New York Stock Exchange-listed holding company for the firm’s securities businesses. From 1985 to 1996 he was President of Quick & Reilly, Inc, one of the leading national discount brokerage firms.

Mr. Quick serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach Police & Fire Protection, The Partnership Schools, also known as The Partnership for Inner-City Education, as well as the Inner-City Scholarship Fund. Other Board affiliates include The Ireland Funds, Boston, TrustBridge Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The Society of the Four Arts, The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches, Florida, Palm Beach Crime Watch, Best Buddies International, Inc., and many more.

Mr. Quick received a B.S. in Accounting from Fairfield University in 1977.

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