Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

A subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

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611 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

(866) 664-7737

northwesternmutual.com

Year founded: 1968

Year end: Dec. 31

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  • No. of reps, female
  • No. of producing reps, male
  • No. of producing reps, female
  • No. of reps producing $500K+ /year
  • No. of CFPs
  • No. of full-time employees
  • No. of fee-based advisers served
  • Average payout per rep, per year
  • Avg. annual production of top 20% reps
  • Total payout, per year
  • Cost of E&O insurance per rep, per year
  • Affiliation fees charged per rep, per year
  • Affiliation fee coverage
  • Securities revenues
  • Securities revenues: Stocks
  • Securities revenues: Bonds
  • Securities revenues: ETFs
  • Securities revenues: Other
  • Mutual fund revenues
  • Annuities revenues
  • Annuities revenues: Fixed
  • Annuities revenues: Variable
  • Annuities revenues: Other
  • Insurance revenue
  • Insurance revenues: Life
  • Insurance revenues: Disabilities
  • Insurance revenues: LTC
  • Insurance revenues: Other
  • Alternative revenues
  • Alternative revenues: Hedge funds
  • Alternative revenues: Managed futures
  • Alternative revenues: Private placements
  • Alternative revenues: REITs
  • Alternative revenues: Other
  • Other commission revenues
  • Fee revenues: Rep-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Firm-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Outside-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Other
  • Fee-based assets: Clearing firm
  • Fee-based assets: Advisory firm platforms
  • Fee-based assets: Third-party money managers
  • Fee-based assets: Other
  • Is the firm, or an affiliate of the firm, registered as an investment adviser with the SEC?
  • Allows an adviser to have his/her own RIA
  • RIA platform AUM
  • Offers robo-advisory platform?
  • If not, when plans to offer a robo-platform
  • Robo-advice services offered
  • How robo-platform developed
  • Charge for robo-advisory services?

For More Information

CEODavid Stoeffel
Recruiting ContactPaul Shane
(414) 665-3931
E-mail

Cynthia A. Criss
(414) 665-5129
E-mail
Compliance ContactJeffrey B. Williams
(414) 665-1924
E-mail
Marketing ContactRachel Karlin
(414) 665-7378
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactDavid Harley
(414) 665-6348
E-mail

Recruitment & Staffing

2016 2015 2014
No. of reps6,0156,014
No. of producing reps5,7505,770
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year1,1951,120
2016 2015 2014
Total revenues$804,672,155$748,840,278
Commission revenues$282,910,891$284,472,284
Fee revenues$439,326,580$384,610,395
Total revenues: Other$82,434,684$79,757,600
2016 2015 2014
Total account assets$111,704,644,783$110,467,848,958
Fee-based assets$43,301,493,598$40,993,116,706
Total account assets: Other$68,403,151,185$69,474,732,252
Average assets per rep$18,571,013$18,368,448
Social Media & Mobile
Allows advisers to use social mediaY
Social media sites allowedFacebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
Dedicated mobile application for advisers?Y
Primary purpose of mobile applicationCRM

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