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Athletic Hall of Fame

Bruce H. Thompson

Bruce H. Thompson

'56


At Rochester:

  • Letterwinner and starter for basketball sophomore through senior years
  • Led the team in scoring and assists as a senior, finished third in rebounding
  • Won the Rufus Hedges Trophy
  • Four years as the starting catcher for the baseball team
  • Team captain as a senior
  • Offered a professional contract by the St. Louis Cardinals

Post-Graduate:

  • Had a six-month career in the U.S. Army
  • Began as a salesman for IBM and Honeywell which evolved into the computer leasing business where he has spent the last three decades
  • Currently part-owner and President of Com-Lease, Inc. and BW Financial Corp., located in Hackensack, NJ, specializing in vendor program leasing, telecommunication and intermodal tank car leasing