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Our History

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate made its first commercial mortgage loan in 1860, and has become one of the largest, most experienced institutional investors in the nation. The economy has been through many cycles during this time, and with the guidance of our experienced leadership and careful underwriting, NMRE has managed to create significant value along the way.

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate is continually looking for opportunities and talent to help us create investment value. Through flexible, innovative and creative capital solutions we remain highly competitive in the dynamic commercial real estate industry.


Tom Zale
Vice President
Head of Real Estate
  Joe Miller
Production - East
   Paul Hanson
Production - West
 Chris Misiti
Asset Management
   Brian Bennett
Real Estate Services
   Danny Flesch
Portfolio Services

About Northwestern Mutual Real Estate

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate (“NMRE”) is the marketing name for the Real Estate department of Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company, LLC (“NMIMC”), a subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual, which invests on behalf of the general account. The general account portfolio consists of assets that back most of the company’s life, disability income and portfolio income annuity liabilities. To learn more about the general account portfolio and its performance, please see our annual investment report.