See What Mike's Clients are Saying About Him.

 "I've been working with Mike Korinek for about twenty years, making our relationship the longest I've had with a financial professional. He and his staff have always provided world class service, and the guidance Mike has given me over the years has been extremely valuable. I believe I am in a better position financially as a result of taking his advice over the past two decades. He is extremely knowledgeable, client-focused, and a pleasure to work with, and I look forward to continuing to work with him." 

-Albert Yoshimura, Senior Vice President, JPMorgan Chase, Chicago, Il

“I can unequivocally say that the work I have done with you has really put me on the path toward feeling secure about my financial future and that of my children. As a single mom/executive, I can certainly appreciate the challenge of providing for the future needs of my family. It is not only a financial challenge, but one of finding the time to focus on a solution. You have provided a source of products and information that allows me to do “one stop shopping” for a good deal of my personal financial needs. You have also been extremely helpful with reminders and follow-up. Lastly, working with a company as sound and well-respected as Northwestern Mutual simply adds to my comfort.”

-Nancy Corrie, General Partner & CFO, Apex Venture Partners, Chicago, IL

“I have certainly valued our relationship over these many years, and I am comfortable with the added layer of confidence you and Northwestern Mutual have provided me, and most importantly will provide to my wife and children (hopefully not for a long time). I can rest easy knowing you and Northwestern Mutual are there for me. You have provided valuable insight into my insurance and estate needs, as well as innovative products.

Beyond your counsel, the tools that are available to me via your website not only allow me to stay current on my policies but are robust and have assisted me in my personal analysis process. I applaud your efforts.”

-John J. Zielinski, CFA – Investment Counselor, Capital Group Private Client Services, Chicago, IL


"Over the last twelve years I have worked with Mike to prepare for my financial future. Mike has offered me assistance and information allowing me to make informed financial decisions that are right for me. In an era where consumers are bombarded by conflicting financial information, it has been a pleasure and comfort to work with someone I trust to assist me in achieving my financial goals”

-Sherri Morissette, Vice President, Division General Counsel and Compliance Officer, Biomet 3i, Elkhart, IN

The testimonials presented may not be representative of the experience of other clients and are not a guarantee of future performance or success. The testimonials presented do not relate to any investment advisory programs or services that are provided by Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) or a financial advisor of NMIS. The advisor is not a financial advisor of NMIS.

My Mission

"I recognize the deep sense of responsibility of serving and being a resource to my clients. Their insurance, retirement, and estate analysis decisions will affect their security, both personally and professionally. I am dedicated to serving those needs with honesty and integrity. My clients view me as a trusted resource because I provide expert guidance to help align their actions with their intentions."

Mike Korinek


Resources for Attorneys

Advanced Planning Library
Northwestern Mutual's Advanced Planning Library is a powerful legal research tool designed for use by attorneys, CPAs, trust officers, law school professors, business school professors, actuarial consultants, planned giving-charitable organizations, and retirement plan consultants.

Don't Leave Your Estate to Chance  Many people - even those who realize the importance of proper financial planning - haven't developed an adequate plan for their estate .

Leaving a Legacy  If you are even thinking about leaving a legacy to family, friends or charity, it has to be part of your lifelong planning process.

The Corner for the Business Owner Business Markets Stratey map

If you own or operate a business, Mike Korinek recommends the following articles:

Getting Down to Business: What You Need to Know

What's Key for Your Business?

10 Point Plan to Prepare Small Businesses for Disasters

Click here to read additional articles. 

With a focused expertise on the business owner, Mike Korinek can provide guidance for any stage of your business with an array of solutions. Business Solutions

Focus on Physicians and Dentists

Mike Korinek works extensively with Physicians and Dentists on their financial wellness including Disability Insurance with a Medical Occupation Definition.

Learn more in the Disability Income Insurance Knowledge Center developed for physicians and dentists.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, my team and I provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services.

Mike Korinek, CLU®

Financial Representative

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