Office Profile

This District Network Office has been in existence since 1973 and is proud to serve the southeastern Wisconsin market. Northwestern Mutual of North Shore Milwaukee is located at the Bayshore Towne Center in Glendale, Wisconsin.

Northwestern Mutual of North Shore Milwaukee is an association of Financial Representatives who are united in their desire to offer an array of quality insurance and investment products to meet the unique needs of their individual clients. They are independent contractors, under the direction of Chris Carlson, who build their businesses on the philosophy of needs-based selling as the strongest form of client building.

Northwestern Mutual has consistently received unsurpassed industry financial strength ratings from the four major rating agencies: Standard & Poor's, Moody's Investors Service, Fitch Ratings and A.M. Best1. For the third consecutive year in a row, Northwestern Mutual was named #1 in the life insurance industry in's "Best Places To Work" survey and one of the "50 Best Companies to Sell For Now" in the November/December 2010 issue of Selling Power magazine.

Chris Carlson started his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2007 as a financial representative, and has held the roles of College Unit Director, Field Director, and currently Managing Director. In addition to helping his clients plan for their future, he continues to build a team of qualified financial representatives within Northwestern Mutual at the North Shore office. Chris works with clients ranging from young professionals, to established families, to successful business owners.. 

Chris Carlson possesses a strong commitment to upholding the values of Northwestern Mutual, and he is proud to bring the benefits of Northwestern Mutual to his clients. As a Managing Director, Chris' main objective is to continue to recruit and develop quality Financial Representatives and College Interns for the North Shore Milwaukee office. He maintains this role while providing exceptional service to his clients.

In recognition of Chris' commitment to his clients and the community he serves, he is a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) and winner of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Quality Award.

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Network Office:

Steve H Holter, ChFC®, CLU®

Managing Partner

100 E Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4169
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Christopher David Carlson


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