Local Network...Expert Guidance

Leading With Confidence

Northwestern Mutual has been apart of the Capital Region of New York for more than 125 years. This strong history, combined with a structure of local network offices, instills confidence with our clients. Our financial representatives share the values and ideals of their local community and understand the environment in which people live and work and, therefore, what it takes to succeed. 

Expert Guidance

We realize that individuals have wide-ranging financial needs. For many people, providing financial security for those they care about is a major concern. For some individuals, accumulating substantial wealth or persving it, is a primary objective. Still others want to create an estate plan and fund it. Business owners may want to ensure that what they have built can pass smoothly from one generation to the next. Preparing for your financial future in any of these situations can be complex. It is important to have the help of highly trained and experience professionals.

Industry experience

Under the leadership of Ryan Hungershafer, Managing Director, and Alex Tronco, Managing Partner, our asociates and staff at Northwestern Mutual - Albany continue to set a standard of excellence not only for Northwestern Mutual, but also for the financial services industry. Our Financial Representatives, Advisors and Specialists are consistently regarded as being among the most highly qualified individuals in the business. They bring to the table not only some of the industry's leading products but also a high level of professional expertise--with the educational degress and designations to prove it.

High Performance

Our dedication to providing extensive training and leadershop development programs, mentoring opportunities, and the ability to achieve work-life balance, al contributed to us being named for six consecutve years to Top Work Places by the Times Union and Best Places to Work by the Albany Business Review.



Community Focus

One of the most rewarding aspects of our workplace is our commitment to bettering the lives of others. WIth that in mind, we have put our collective efforts behind Northwestern Mutual Foundation's national philanthropic program to combat childhood cancer. Our vision is simple: the world without childhood cancer. Our mission is to support children and their families facing the daily struggles of these disease and help accelerate the cure to childhood cancers.

Career and Internship Opportunities

We proud of the organization we have built by providing meaningful work, leadership and development opportunities and work-life balance. We are growing and selectively looking to attract and develop high-quality individuals with integrity, professionaliam and a commitment to growth and development. Learn more about our career and internship opportunities.


Ryan M Hungershafer, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®

Career Changers

Changing careers doesn't have to be daunting. Coming from many different backgrounds and occupations, our financial representatives go on to develop successful business practices. With support from a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

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Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 22 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2018 edition

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Northwestern Mutual’s Awards & Accolades

We win a lot of awards. Some things you’d expect. Others might surprise you. Take a look.


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