People Matter - Northwestern Mutual


For over 160 years, Northwestern Mutual has been guided only by what’s in the best interest of our clients. It’s core to who we are and how we operate. This commitment has awarded us the highest financial ratings possible in the industry and is why over 4.3 million people have trusted Northwestern Mutual financial professionals to help them reach their financial goals.1

Local Connections. National Reach

Through an unmatched experience that pairs leading-edge digital tools with personalized service, our financial professionals are able to meet the needs of their clients no matter where their life takes them.


  • SellingPower Magazine

    Ranked #1 in  financial services and #2 overall

  • Training Magazine

    Top 30 companies
    for training in Top
    125 List (2017)

  • Fortune Magazine

    Among the “World’s Most
    Admired Companies” (2017)

  • Black Enterprise Magazine

    50 Best  Companies for Diversity (2016)

  • Financial Planning Magazine

    Top 5 Biggest  Independent Broker-Dealer (2017)

  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation

    One of the best
    workplaces for LGBT equality (2017)

  • Ratings Agencies

    Highest financial strength ratings awarded to any life insurer (2017)


With the help of our employees and financial professionals, the company has raised more than $12 million to fund more than 130,000 hours of research in the fight to end childhood cancer.

Combined with other programs to support local communities, the Northwestern Mutual Foundation has given more than $300 million in support.

Our Key Partners and Sponsorships

We’re driven to help people realize life’s potential, and through our sponsorships and partnerships, we’re joining forces with others who embody that same mission to inspire.

  • We believe that through preparation, hard work and embracing the spirit of competition, everyone can achieve potential – in life and in sports.

  • Combining our efforts to attract and retain talent and increase the financial confidence of multicultural audiences including Latinos.

  • Creating a more diverse and sustainable financial planning profession so that every American has access to competent and ethical financial planning advice.

  • Helping those who served our country achieve their post-military career goals.

Career Resources

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I took my sales skills and transferred them to where I would have more independence, flexibility and an opportunity to be rewarded based upon my own talent and skills.

Scott Goldstein, Financial Advisor, Chicago IL