Meet our Team

Patrick Thornton, Principal

 Patrick Thornton is a Principal of Thornton Investment Management. He is a 1973 graduate of Holy Cross College with a Master's degree from the Teacher's College of Columbia University.

Pat has had the privilege of calling Vermont his home since 1979. He raised two children and has been blessed with two grandchildren. Pat has been in the investment business for 35 years and has had the pleasure of working with many Vermonters during that time. Trained as a teacher, Pat finds great reward and joy in helping his clients understand their various investments, the risks they present and the rewards they can offer.

"The very best part of my job are my clients. Each one has a need, a goal and a story. They are what inspire me in my profession."


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Linda Terrasi, Director of Client Services

Linda joined Thornton Investment Management in 2012 with a professional history in client care. Linda manages all operational aspects of the firm. She and her husband Rich enjoy spending time with their two daughters, sons-in-law, and their grandchildren. They live in South Burlington.

"This position has allowed me the opportunity to help clients. It is what I enjoy most."

John Thornton, Partner - Registered Investment Advisor

John is the newest addition to the staff. He has a strong background working with people and serving the public. Prior to joining our team he spent 15 years in the hospitality industry in Washington D.C.. In the fall of 2020 he established our Boston-area presence. He is excited to be back in New England and to be working in partnership with his father, securing the longevity of the firm. 

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1037 Hinesburg Road, South Burlington, Vermont 05403

phone: 802-497-0781, fax: 802-497-1375

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