Welcome to Northwestern Mutual in Midtown NYC

Since 1857, Northwestern Mutual has been helping people protect against financial risk and helping them achieve their financial goals.  The financial representatives, advisors and specialists in the local network office provide the New York City area with expert guidance, innovative solutions and enduring relationships. The Network Office, located in Midtown Manhattan, is currently headed by Matt Russo and opened for business in 1944.

Managing Partner, Matt Russo, leads more than 100 financial representatives committed to providing the highest level of service to all clients. He believes that building relationships and culture are the key elements to achieving a solid financial practice. Successful financial representatives with Northwestern Mutual's Midtown Manhattan office experience tremendous pride and satisfaction in building a practice from the ground up. Their success is the result of a productive work ethic, strong relationship skills and a level of professionalism that’s second to none.

Matt Russo Wins Northwestern Mutual's Managing Partner Achievement Award

Financial Security Company Award Recognizes Overall Excellence

 John E. Schlifske, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northwestern Mutual presented Matt Russo with the Company’s Managing Partner Achievement Award in 2010 for the second consecutive year.  The award recognizes overall excellence in agency development, including productivity, recruitment and retention of Financial Representatives, and persistency in serving and retaining clients.

Freedom...Success...Financial Independence

Northwestern Mutual in Midtown NYC prides itself on providing our financial representatives with a career that offers the freedom to be your own boss, where your income can actually reflect your hard work and effort, and that allows you to have a positive impact on people’s lives every day.

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Matt Russo, CLU®

Managing Partner


Our financial representatives take pride in building a practice from the ground up. Our success – and yours – is the result of a productive work ethic, strong relationship skills and a high level of professionalism.

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Are you ready for financial independence? Are you ready to be your own boss? Are you ready to make a positive impact on people's lives?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." Oct/Nov/Dec 2013

Top Ten Internship for 18 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2014 edition

Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry

- Glassdoor.com's "Best Places to Work" survey, Dec. 2013

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See how our powerful approach to planning can help you get more out of life. Learn more in our 2013 Annual Report.


Military veterans: your next opportunity starts here

A Financial Representative career is more than just a job. With Northwestern Mutual you help clients achieve their dreams of financial security.

Dividend Announcement

Northwestern Mutual announced a record 2014 dividend payout of 5.2 billion dollars – the largest in the company’s history to clients who own participating life, annuity, and DI products.