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Northwestern Mutual Commits $5 Million to Children’s Wisconsin and the MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Largest Standalone Donation
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Northwestern Mutual Commits $5 Million to Children’s Wisconsin and the MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Largest Standalone Donation

Company builds upon more than $4.2 million in contributions to Children's Wisconsin cancer initiatives since 2013

Northwestern Mutual Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants for Exemplary Volunteerism
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Northwestern Mutual Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants for Exemplary Volunteerism

Company advisors demonstrate strengthened commitment amidst nationwide volunteerism increase

Northwestern Mutual Delivers Record Results; Company is Exceptionally Strong and Growing
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Northwestern Mutual Delivers Record Results; Company is Exceptionally Strong and Growing

By meeting clients' needs for greater financial security, the company breaks records with $2 trillion of life insurance protection and $200 billion in client investments

Northwestern Mutual Expands New York City Presence
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Northwestern Mutual Expands New York City Presence

Firm opens two new offices in Harlem and Cedarhurst

Northwestern Mutual Appoints Laura Deaner to Chief Information Security Officer
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Northwestern Mutual Appoints Laura Deaner to Chief Information Security Officer

Deaner is the first woman to hold this leadership position at Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual Named One of FORTUNE Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies
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Northwestern Mutual Named One of FORTUNE Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies

Company honored for the 38th year with top ranking in the financial soundness, long-term investment value, people management, and use of corporate assets categories

Northwestern Mutual Receives Seventh Consecutive Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index
30% of Americans Say COVID-19 Has Changed the Age at Which They Plan to Retire
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30% of Americans Say COVID-19 Has Changed the Age at Which They Plan to Retire

New Northwestern Mutual Research Finds 20% of People Plan to Retire Later than Expected, and 10% Plan to Retire Earlier

Northwestern Mutual Dedicates More Than $400,000 to Childhood Cancer Survivors and Siblings Through Annual Scholarship Program
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Northwestern Mutual Dedicates More Than $400,000 to Childhood Cancer Survivors and Siblings Through Annual Scholarship Program

Company awards scholarships for largest cohort to date, opens applications for 2021

Northwestern Mutual Contributes $225,000 to Local Nonprofits
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Northwestern Mutual Contributes $225,000 to Local Nonprofits

Company employees nominate nonprofits to receive funding through Days of Sharing program

Northwestern Mutual Recognizes Champions of Diversity & Inclusion with Inaugural Award
Northwestern Mutual Dedicates $20 Million to Advance Black Entrepreneurs through Venture Capital & a New Startup Accelerator
Milwaukee Student Awarded Northwestern Mutual’s Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship
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Milwaukee Student Awarded Northwestern Mutual’s Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship

Scholarship program created to ease financial stress, help students pursue college education

Northwestern Mutual’s Internship Program Ranked Top 15 in U.S.
Northwestern Mutual Appoints Timothy H. Murphy and Andrew N. Nunemaker to Board of Trustees
Northwestern Mutual Announces Record $6.2 Billion Dividend Payout to Policyowners
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Northwestern Mutual Announces Record $6.2 Billion Dividend Payout to Policyowners

Unsurpassed financial strength, strategic investments, strong underwriting, and careful expense management - amid a global pandemic and economic volatility - delivers a total payout that leads the industry

Financial Times Names 10 Northwestern Mutual Advisors to List of Top Retirement Plan Advisors
Americans’ Personal Savings are Up as Financial Anxiety Runs High
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Americans’ Personal Savings are Up as Financial Anxiety Runs High

On average, Americans have $65,900 in personal savings and are doing their best to protect themselves financially from what could come next during the pandemic

Northwestern Mutual to Host First-of-its-Kind Virtual Women in Tech Conference
Northwestern Mutual Dedicates More Than $3 Million to Strengthen Milwaukee Cultural Attractions
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Northwestern Mutual Dedicates More Than $3 Million to Strengthen Milwaukee Cultural Attractions

Company supports seven destinations, including redevelopment project at Henry Maier Festival Park

Northwestern Mutual Announces New Senior Leadership Appointments
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Northwestern Mutual Announces New Senior Leadership Appointments

New Chief Investment Officer, Head of Private Securities, Head of Risk Products and Head of Underwriting roles named

Northwestern Mutual Invests $2.5 Million in Education to Bolster Diverse Talent in Milwaukee
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Northwestern Mutual Invests $2.5 Million in Education to Bolster Diverse Talent in Milwaukee

Company's long-term strategy will address disparities in education to close achievement gaps

Northwestern Mutual – Indiana Recognized as Company’s 2020 Most Exceptional Childhood Cancer Impact Award Winner
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Northwestern Mutual – Indiana Recognized as Company’s 2020 Most Exceptional Childhood Cancer Impact Award Winner

Office will donate more than $100,000 to local childhood cancer organizations as part of its award

Americans’ Resilient Response: 84% of U.S. Adults Say COVID-19 Will Impact Their Ability to Achieve Long-Term Financial Security, but Confidence in a Robust Recovery is High
Northwestern Mutual’s Latest Ad Campaign Celebrates American Resilience
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Northwestern Mutual’s Latest Ad Campaign Celebrates American Resilience

First campaign under CMO Lee Hurley showcases real client stories that highlight the power of advisor partnerships

Ultimate Camp-In Keeps Kids Affected by Childhood Cancer Connected
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Ultimate Camp-In Keeps Kids Affected by Childhood Cancer Connected

Northwestern Mutual and Lollipop Theater Network create unforgettable

Ultimate Camp-In Unites Families Across the Country Affected by Childhood Cancer
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Ultimate Camp-In Unites Families Across the Country Affected by Childhood Cancer

Northwestern Mutual, Lollipop Theater Network and celebrity camp counselors to host virtual event for families affected by childhood cancer

Northwestern Mutual Named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index
Northwestern Mutual Donates More Than $345,000 Through Childhood Cancer Impact Awards
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Northwestern Mutual Donates More Than $345,000 Through Childhood Cancer Impact Awards

Company program recognizes office efforts to support those impacted by childhood cancer

Northwestern Mutual Dedicates Nearly $2 Million Investment to Milwaukee Neighborhoods
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Northwestern Mutual Dedicates Nearly $2 Million Investment to Milwaukee Neighborhoods

Funding will support nonprofits in achieving resident goals

Northwestern Mutual Study Finds Medical Professionals’ Top Financial Planning Priorities Are Retirement, Managing Personal Risk and Debt Reduction
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Northwestern Mutual Study Finds Medical Professionals’ Top Financial Planning Priorities Are Retirement, Managing Personal Risk and Debt Reduction

Almost six in ten doctors and dentists currently have more than $200,000 of student debt

Northwestern Mutual Receives Perfect Score on 2020 Disability Equality Index
Moody’s Maintains Highest Rating and Stable Outlook for Northwestern Mutual
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Moody’s Maintains Highest Rating and Stable Outlook for Northwestern Mutual

Agency Says "Northwestern Mutual to Weather the Coronavirus-Driven Storm with Excellent Liquidity and Capitalization"

S&P Global Ratings Affirms Northwestern Mutual’s Highest Possible Financial Strength Rating
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S&P Global Ratings Affirms Northwestern Mutual’s Highest Possible Financial Strength Rating

Ratings Agency Highlights Highly Productive Distribution System, Commitment to Policyowners, High-Quality Products and Brand, Expense Efficiency, Management Team and Excellent Risk Profile

Northwestern Mutual commits $1.6 million to All-In Milwaukee to strengthen academic opportunities for underrepresented youth
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Northwestern Mutual commits $1.6 million to All-In Milwaukee to strengthen academic opportunities for underrepresented youth

Company to award 68 Scholarships to Milwaukee Students, Driving Academic and Career Success

AM Best, Fitch Ratings Affirm Northwestern Mutual’s Highest Possible Financial Strength Rating
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AM Best, Fitch Ratings Affirm Northwestern Mutual’s Highest Possible Financial Strength Rating

Ratings Agencies Highlight Balance Sheet, Business Profile and Financial Advisors

Northwestern Mutual Study Finds that Among Americans Who Carry Debt a Third (33%) of Their Monthly Income Goes Toward Paying It Off, Exclusive of Mortgages
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Northwestern Mutual Study Finds that Among Americans Who Carry Debt a Third (33%) of Their Monthly Income Goes Toward Paying It Off, Exclusive of Mortgages

U.S. adults who carry debt owe an average of $26,621; and 13% expect to be in debt the rest of their lives

Forbes Recognizes Five Northwestern Mutual Advisors on Annual Top Women Wealth Advisors List
Northwestern Mutual Commits More Than $200,000 to Children’s Wisconsin for COVID-19 Relief
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Northwestern Mutual Commits More Than $200,000 to Children’s Wisconsin for COVID-19 Relief

Funding will support frontline workers, healthcare providers and inpatient families

21 Northwestern Mutual Advisors Named to the Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisors List
Even Prior To Spike In Unemployment, One Third Of Americans Were Within Three Missed Paychecks Of Having To Either Borrow Money Or Skip Bills
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Even Prior To Spike In Unemployment, One Third Of Americans Were Within Three Missed Paychecks Of Having To Either Borrow Money Or Skip Bills

Northwestern Mutual study finds people see cash as their best financial defense against uncertainty and volatility, with stocks, bonds and life insurance in a three-way tie for second

Northwestern Mutual’s Support for Policyowners Impacted by COVID-19
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Northwestern Mutual’s Support for Policyowners Impacted by COVID-19

60-day grace period

Northwestern Mutual Donates More Than $1.5 Million Toward Coronavirus Relief Efforts
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Northwestern Mutual Donates More Than $1.5 Million Toward Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Company provides support to Feeding America and other community nonprofits

Northwestern Mutual Donates More Than $1.5 Million Toward Coronavirus Relief Efforts
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Northwestern Mutual Donates More Than $1.5 Million Toward Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Company provides support to Feeding America and other community nonprofits

Northwestern Mutual Makes $1M Grant to Milwaukee Public Museum
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Northwestern Mutual Makes $1M Grant to Milwaukee Public Museum

Funds to support current, future museum

Northwestern Mutual Donates $225,000 Through Annual Days of Sharing Program
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Northwestern Mutual Donates $225,000 Through Annual Days of Sharing Program

Nonprofit organizations receive support through employee nominations

Northwestern Mutual Commits to Milwaukee Education with More Than $2.1 Million Investment
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Northwestern Mutual Commits to Milwaukee Education with More Than $2.1 Million Investment

Grants will fund mentorship, third-grade reading proficiency and high school programming

Northwestern Mutual Invests in Prominent Milwaukee Destinations With $1.4 Million in Grants
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Northwestern Mutual Invests in Prominent Milwaukee Destinations With $1.4 Million in Grants

Eight cultural attractions within the company’s headquarter city will receive funding

Northwestern Mutual Calls on Entrepreneurs to Participate in National Pitch Competition
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Northwestern Mutual Calls on Entrepreneurs to Participate in National Pitch Competition

Teams can earn a seed investment of up to $85,000 from Northwestern Mutual’s Cream City Venture Capital

Northwestern Mutual Foundation Invests Nearly $3.4 Million to Foster Thriving Neighborhoods and Educational Success
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Northwestern Mutual Foundation Invests Nearly $3.4 Million to Foster Thriving Neighborhoods and Educational Success

Funding aims to strengthen local communities, enrich education through supportive programming

Northwestern Mutual Invests $600,000 in Discovery World Expansion
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Northwestern Mutual Invests $600,000 in Discovery World Expansion

Funds will advance the organization’s educational initiatives and community impact

Northwestern Mutual Dedicated to Driving Hispanic Advancement Nationwide
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Northwestern Mutual Dedicated to Driving Hispanic Advancement Nationwide

Company to sponsor annual National Hispanic Corporate Council Summit hosted in Milwaukee

First-of-Its-Kind Art Exhibit Highlights the Power of Giving, Set to Open in The Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons
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First-of-Its-Kind Art Exhibit Highlights the Power of Giving, Set to Open in The Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons

Northwestern Mutual Foundation commemorates its 25th anniversary with local exhibit showcasing philanthropic impact

Northwestern Mutual Provides $225,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits
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Northwestern Mutual Provides $225,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Milwaukee residents awarded grants for local organizations during annual Days of Sharing program

New $10 Million Investment to Support Startups
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New $10 Million Investment to Support Startups

Northwestern Mutual and Aurora Health Care Collaborate to Advance Technology & Innovation in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual Backs Milwaukee Neighborhoods With More Than $1 Million in Grants
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Northwestern Mutual Backs Milwaukee Neighborhoods With More Than $1 Million in Grants

Donations fund community programs that contribute to safe, healthy neighborhoods

Northwestern Mutual Furthers Its Commitment to Milwaukee with More Than $700,000 in Grants to Area Cultural Attractions
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Northwestern Mutual Furthers Its Commitment to Milwaukee with More Than $700,000 in Grants to Area Cultural Attractions

Grants will provide funding to nine local destinations

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Continues to Exceed Hiring Commitments
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Continues to Exceed Hiring Commitments

Hours worked by those hired through RPP total 465,682, or 45 percent of the total hours worked on the project.

Northwestern Mutual celebrates the season of giving with $225,000 donation to Milwaukee-area nonprofits
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Northwestern Mutual celebrates the season of giving with $225,000 donation to Milwaukee-area nonprofits

Milwaukee residents awarded grants for local organizations during annual Days of Sharing program

Northwestern Mutual Enables Milwaukee-area Middle School Students to Become CyberGirlz
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Northwestern Mutual Enables Milwaukee-area Middle School Students to Become CyberGirlz

Company-sponsored program at UW-Whitewater engages middle school girls in the world of technology

Northwestern Mutual Joined by Two Dozen Milwaukee and Wisconsin-based Companies for Interior Work on Tower and Commons
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Northwestern Mutual Joined by Two Dozen Milwaukee and Wisconsin-based Companies for Interior Work on Tower and Commons

Group includes more than a dozen small business enterprises to help company meet hiring commitment

Northwestern Mutual Selects General Contractor for Downtown Mixed-Use Development
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Northwestern Mutual Selects General Contractor for Downtown Mixed-Use Development

The family-owned and operated C.D. Smith brings more than 80 years of experience in construction management and general contracting to the Northwestern Mutual project.

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Wraps Up Successful 2015
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Wraps Up Successful 2015

Currently there are approximately 504 workers on the site daily, and that number will continue to increase as the Tower grows.

Northwestern Mutual to build 33-story residential, retail and parking tower
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Northwestern Mutual to build 33-story residential, retail and parking tower

Increase investment in downtown Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual exceeding hiring commitment for downtown building project
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Northwestern Mutual exceeding hiring commitment for downtown building project

Report details involvement of small business enterprises and Milwaukee residents

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Reaches Major Milestone
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Reaches Major Milestone

The first piece of glass curtain wall has gone up on the southwest corner of The Commons building.

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons: Construction & Travel Update
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons: Construction & Travel Update

Wednesday and Thursday, May 27 - 28, Mason Street will be closed to through-traffic from Van Buren to Cass Street

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons: “The Big Pour” a Big Success
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons: “The Big Pour” a Big Success

Construction crews worked around the clock Friday and Saturday, March 27-28.

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Preparing for 27-Hour Concrete Foundation Pour
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Preparing for 27-Hour Concrete Foundation Pour

Mar. 27 and 28 around-the-clock pour features 10,000 cubic yards of concrete, 250 construction workers, 50 cement trucks, 1,000 trips

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons creates more jobs for city residents
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons creates more jobs for city residents

We’re proud to partner with Benson Industries on this important phase of our project.

Northwestern Mutual joined by five dozen Milwaukee and Wisconsin-based companies for downtown development
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Northwestern Mutual joined by five dozen Milwaukee and Wisconsin-based companies for downtown development

Group includes more than three dozen small business enterprises to help company meet hiring promises

Northwestern Mutual moves forward on downtown Milwaukee growth
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Northwestern Mutual moves forward on downtown Milwaukee growth

Northwestern Mutual announces mixed-use development west of downtown headquarters and new tower.

Northwestern Mutual BuildingMKE: We Believe in Milwaukee – Let’s Build!
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Northwestern Mutual BuildingMKE: We Believe in Milwaukee – Let’s Build!

Mariachi music, blue and gold streamers, and big bites of dirt helped kick off the groundbreaking for the future Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Tuesday morning.

Northwestern Mutual Proposes to Purchase, Enhance O’Donnell Park
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Northwestern Mutual Proposes to Purchase, Enhance O’Donnell Park

Investment to improve parking structure, provide significant benefits to Milwaukee County

Northwestern Mutual Hires General Contractor for Signature Development on Milwaukee’s Lakefront
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Northwestern Mutual Hires General Contractor for Signature Development on Milwaukee’s Lakefront

Project committed to providing opportunities to local residents, small businesses

Northwestern Mutual Narrows Contractor Candidates
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Northwestern Mutual Narrows Contractor Candidates

Local, small businesses encouraged to seek subcontracting opportunities

Master Class Provides Architectural and Engineering Students  In-Depth Look at Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons
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Master Class Provides Architectural and Engineering Students In-Depth Look at Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons

NM has teamed up with the design architect and development manager for the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons to conduct a Master Class series that engages local architecture, interior design, engineering and real estate students in elements of the company’s downtown Milwaukee expansion.

Northwestern Mutual Selects Contractor to Deconstruct East Office Building
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Northwestern Mutual Selects Contractor to Deconstruct East Office Building

Northwestern Mutual today announced it has selected Veit, a specialty contracting and waste management firm with an office in the Milwaukee area, to serve as project manager for the deconstruction of the company’s east office building in downtown Milwaukee.

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Unveiled
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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Unveiled

Signature structure, public spaces reflect growth of the company and confidence in the city

Northwestern Mutual Announces Design Team for Downtown Milwaukee Office Tower
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Northwestern Mutual Announces Design Team for Downtown Milwaukee Office Tower

Pickard Chilton selected as design architect for addition to Milwaukee skyline

Northwestern Mutual Announces Commitment to Downtown Milwaukee
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Northwestern Mutual Announces Commitment to Downtown Milwaukee

Planned office tower means 2,800 downtown jobs

Northwestern Mutual to Announce Major Development in Downtown Milwaukee
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Northwestern Mutual to Announce Major Development in Downtown Milwaukee

Local elected officials, including Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and business, community and civic leaders will join Northwestern Mutual Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Schlifske as he announces plans to expand the company’s downtown Milwaukee headquarters with a proposed high-rise tower to replace Northwestern Mutual’s east building.