Building on our History of Innovation and Excellence

Northwestern Mutual - Chicago in Northbrook enjoys a rich heritage as a provider of financial planning services. Since 1872, when Northwestern Mutual opened our network office in Illinois, our growing firm has worked diligently to help people achieve their goals and dreams for financial growth and security.

High performance

Under the leadership of James Stinson, CLU®, CFP®, Managing Director since 2017, our associates and staff at Northwestern Mutual - Chicago in Northbrook continue to set a standard of excellence not only for Northwestern Mutual, but also the financial services industry. 

Our Financial Representatives, Advisors and Specialists in Northwestern Mutual in Northbrook are consistently regarded as being among the most highly qualified individuals in the business. They bring to the table not only some of the industry’s leading products but also a high level of professional expertise - - with the educational degrees and designations to prove it.

Our dedication to providing extensive training and leadership development programs, mentoring opportunities, and the ability to achieve work-life balance, all contributed to us being named a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace.

Community focus

One of the most rewarding aspects of our workplace is our commitment to bettering the lives of others. With that in mind, we have put our collective efforts behind Northwestern Mutual Foundation’s national philanthropic program to combat childhood cancer. 

Since 2014 Northwestern Mutual – Chicago has raised more than $225,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation which will help fund 4,500 hours of research.

We partner with the Ronald McDonald House Charities to provide meals anfor families staying at the house near Lurie's Children's Hospital.

Individually, whether we serve on a board, coach or tutor, we are passionate about our philanthropic activities. We lead Northwestern Mutual offices across the country with 30 Community Service Award winners. 

In 2017, the Northwestern Mutual Foundation honored Northbrook Financial Advisor Fred J. O'Connor with the Most Exceptional Community Service Award for his work with Big Shoulders Fund

Career and internship opportunities

We are proud of the organization we have built by providing meaningful work, leadership and development opportunities and work-life balance.

We are growing and selectively looking to attract and develop high-quality individuals with integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to growth and development.  Learn more about our career and internship opportunities.

Get to know us

We invite you to take a look around our website.  Learn about our firm culture, our philanthropic passions and the people and events that are making headlines for Northwestern Mutual - Chicago in Northbrook. For daily updates, follow us on Twitter @NMChi1872 and @JamesTStinson

 

 

James Thomas Stinson, CLU®, CFP®

Managing Director

Career Changers

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 21 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition

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Good News for Our Clients

In 2018, we expect to again lead the industry in total dividends paid to our clients. Read more.

Northwestern Mutual Expects to Lead Industry In Dividends

Everyone loves dividends. So do we. Our 2017 total life insurance dividend payout is expected to be double our nearest competitor. Learn more.

Northwestern Mutual’s Awards & Accolades

We win a lot of awards. Some things you’d expect. Others might surprise you. Take a look.

 

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