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Financial Advisor

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

Accounting & Finance
Garden City, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Our Garden City, Long Island financial advisory firm seeks new financial advisors to join its growing and highly productive practice. We specialize in recruiting “career changers” – professionals who have experienced success in one industry and may feel capped where they are and open to translating their skillset elsewhere. No previous financial advising experience is required; we have a robust training and development program.

The ideal candidate will deliver personalized investment solutions to help clients work toward their long-term financial goals. They should be be comfortable creating financial plans and cross checking work to ensure complete accuracy of information.

Strive to understand their clients' goals and visions to develop holistic financial solutions that put their clients on a path to financial success using tools such as retirement planning, insurance and investment services, estate planning, business planning, education funding, and employee benefits.

Maintain flexibility to build their own practice while receiving support from our firm’s exceptional network of financial specialists, training and educational programs, and mentoring opportunities.

Develop a career with NM that not only provides outstanding self-determined income potential but will more importantly provide the personal satisfaction of dramatically impacting the lives of others in a professional setting that emphasizes and values relationships and integrity.

Desired Skills and Experience:

BA or BS degree from a four-year institution preferred. Candidate must be an accomplished communicator with strong verbal and written skills. Prior sales and/or business experience preferred. Candidate must also possess a history of personal and professional success. Prior financial services experience not required -- extensive training platform provided.

While you help provide financial security to your clients, Northwestern Mutual is committed to offering its financial advisors a comprehensive compensation and benefits program which includes:

  • Exceptional Income Potential
  • Flexibility of your schedule – it is not necessary to come into the office daily, you determine your calendar
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Sponsorship of Licensing/Credentialing – Life, Accident and Health, SIE, Series 7, Series 63
  • Development Stipends
  • Expense Allowance
  • Comprehensive Medical Coverage
  • Retirement Package; Pension Plan
  • Group Life and Disability Income Insurance

Average Financial Advisor compensation range:

Year 1 | $80,000 - $120,000

Year 3 | $103,000 - $202,000

Year 5 | $139,000 - $289,000

Year 10 | $234,000 - $490,000


Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for 165 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to be financially confident. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and leading-edge technology to best serve our clients.

Recent Awards and Accolades:

FORTUNE® 500 Rank: No. 90

One of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies (FORTUNE® Magazine, 2020)

Best Places to Work #82 (Glassdoor, 2021)

Highest Rated CEO's (Glassdoor, 2017)

50 Best Companies for Diversity (Black Enterprise Magazine, 2016)

50 Best Companies to Sell For (Selling Power Magazine, 2016)

Top 125 Training Program (Training Magazine, 2017)

Unsurpassed Financial Strength Rating among US Life Insurance Companies

TOP 10 Independent Broker Dealer (Financial Advisor Magazine and Investment News)

With $290 billion in assets, $28.2 billion in revenues, and more than $1.9 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.6 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company holds more than $161 billion of client assets as a part of its wealth management and investment services.