Paul J Mc Nellis

Financial Representative

 

Paul McNellis is recognized as a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual Chicagoland in Downers Grove, IL and works in the Bank-Owned Life Insurance (BOLI), Corporate-Owned Life Insurance (COLI) and personal marketplace.
 
Prior to that, Paul McNellis was the Institutional Fixed Income Specialist for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)-Oppenheimer, where he worked with Fortune 500 companies with regards to fixed income instruments.
 
Speaking engagements include the Northwestern Mutual Central Regional Meeting, January 2006, where Paul McNellis was recognized as the #1 Producer for the Central Region and the Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting, July 2007, where Paul McNellis was a featured speaker on the topic of Executive Benefits and BOLI. He was also highlighted in the Northwestern Mutual newsletter, Columns', in February 2006.
 
Paul McNellis has qualified for Northwestern Mutual Forum in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013 and 2021. Paul has reached the Northwestern Mutual Central Regional Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Leader levels as well as being named the Premium Leader in the Central Region in 2005.
 
Paul McNellis graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.S. in Psychology in 1991.
 
Paul McNellis holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.
 
Paul is married to Bridget, they reside in St. Charles, Illinois and have three lovely children, Madeline, Mary and Danny.

 

My Mission

As a Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Advisor, Paul's mission is to reflect the network’s guiding principles and values of doing what is right for my clients. Paul is committed to providing you with financial solutions that are tailored to your particular needs. Whether you are concerned for your own financial future or that of your family or business, he will work to understand your financial goals so that Paul can help provide the expert guidance and quality products at the right time.

 


A Unique Asset

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The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, 2019 to 20201
  • AAA, Aaa, and AA+ the highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
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2Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), April 2020; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), August 2020; Moody’s Investors Service, Aaa (highest), December 2020; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2020. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3Measured by 2020 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, April 2021.

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