Presque Isle, ME – The Presque Isle-based financial services firm of Thompson-Hamel, LLC has announced that on April 22nd it purchased the payroll services division of Paterson Payroll, Inc.

“We are proud to have been given the opportunity to purchase this fine company from Curt Paterson and we are looking forward to providing the same high level of service our payroll clients have come to expect at Paterson Payroll” stated Brian Hamel, Managing Partner of Thompson-Hamel, LLC.

As part of this acquisition, Thompson-Hamel has welcomed to its Team Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Lynn Boucher, who has extensive experience in the payroll processing field and comes directly to Thompson-Hamel from Paterson Payroll.  Ms. Boucher will be working closely with Thompson-Hamel Partner Bryan Thompson and Thompson Hamel Associate Shannon Todd as they continue to service existing clients and grow the payroll client base.

Thompson-Hamel, LLC now will be offering estate planning, investment, insurance and payroll services to its clients.

Thompson-Hamel, LLC manages approximately $200 million of assets for approximately 1,500 clients and is located at 99 Fort Road, Suite 3, Presque Isle, ME, 04769.  Brian Hamel, Bryan Thompson, Lynn Boucher and Shannon Todd can be reached by calling (207)764-3302, faxing at (866)768-4985 or e-mailing at bhamel@thompsonhamel.combthompson@thompsonhamel.com, lboucher@thompsonhamel.com, or shannon@thompsonhamel.com. Its website is www.thompsonhamel.com