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William Thomas Benson

William Thomas Benson, American real estate developer. Decorated Air medal. Board managers, member executive committee Southwest Young Men’s Christian Association, Los Gatos, California; member real estate advisory board University California, Santa Cruz; board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews; Member of Bay Area Executive, Association South Bay Brokers, Rotary Club.

Background

  • Benson, William Thomas was born on October 19, 1940 in Topeka. Son of George William and Emeline Erwin (Phillips) Benson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1964. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1971.

    Career

    • Mortgage analyst Connecticut General Life Inc. Company, Hartford, 1971—1973. Investment specialist Coldwell Banker Company, San Jose, 1974—1975.

      Division president, general partner The Koll Company, since 1976. Director First Finance Savings Bank, San Jose Trolley Corporation. Instructor University California, Santa Cruz, 1979—1980.

      With United States Navy, 1964-1969.

    Membership

    Board managers, member executive committee Southwest Young Men’s Christian Association, Los Gatos, California. Member real estate advisory board University California, Santa Cruz. Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews.

    Member of Bay Area Executive, Association South Bay Brokers, Rotary Club.

    Connections

    • Married V. Mary Kr.
    • father: George William Benson
    • mother: Emeline Erwin (Phillips) Benson
    • spouse: V. Mary Kr.
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    Born October 19, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1964
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1971
      Columbia University
    • 1971 - 1973
      Mortgage analyst, Connecticut General Life Incorporated Company
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1974 - 1975
      investment specialist, Coldwell Banker Company
      San Jose, Costa Rica
    • 1976
      division president, The Koll Company
    • 1976
      general partner, The Koll Company

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