Michael Scher, CFP®, CLU®, CLTC®

Managing Director

Provide value & impact to all those that I am blessed to cross paths with in my life. I am a great father who understands, challenges and helps his children grow. I am a great husband who loves, protects and provides for my wife. I am a great coach to all of the young athletes that come through our youth sports programs. I am a value driven and impactful MD who brings in and develops top talent by bringing in the right people and holding them accountable. I am a great partner to my associates and remember that they are my greatest assets. I am a trusted advisor who helps my clients achieve their goals and the things most important to them.

Northwestern Mutual Delafield district team photo

Our Mission

We are catalysts helping our communities become the most financially secure in the world; serving one person, one family, one business at a time.

Northwestern Mutual Delafield district team meeting in office


The Northwestern Mutual Delafield district was able to raise over $8,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand at the 2018 Glow in the Dark Golf Outing! A big thank you to everyone who came out to play, donated or sponsored this incredible event.

Alex's Lemonade Stand

Disability Insurance for Medical Professionals

Physicians and dentists are aware of the importance of disability income insurance. But there can be discrepancies between what medical professionals’ expectations are of the coverage provided by “own occ” DI and what actually is covered.

To learn more about Northwestern Mutual’s exclusive new Medical Occupation Definition for physicians and dentists and how it is designed to help meet your needs, go to the Disability Income Insurance Knowledge Center.

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NMIS Online clients can go paperless by enrolling in electronic delivery (e-delivery) of certain account/securities documents. Enroll Now

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, April 2019 1
  • Highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
1 ©2017-2019 and TM, NerdWallet, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

2 A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), May 2019; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), May 2019; Moody's Investors Service, Aaa (highest), September 2018; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2019. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3 Measured by 2018 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, May 2019.

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