Our financial representatives are the face of our organization. They not only represent Northwestern Mutual, but they also represent the best interests of their clients. We are proud of their accomplishments, share in their enthusiasm and drive, and help motivate them to achieve the highest level of excellence. The Washington, D.C. office's network of specialists work with each financial representative to ensure that each client is provided a comprehensive solution to their financial security.

 Haris Sakellarides

Haris Sakellarides, CLTC®

Life Insurance Specialist

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Haris Sakellarides began his career at Northwestern Mutual as an intern in August of 2005 and is our firm's Life Insurance Specialist.

Haris grew up in Northern Virginia, and graduated from George Mason University with a Business Management Degree. Haris resides in Fairfax with his wife and two young children.  He is an avid Yankees fan, and loves to compete in anything that he is challenged to do! 

 Margaret Feinstein

Margaret Feinstein, CLTC®

Long Term Care Specialist

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Margaret Feinstein joined Northwestern Mutual in 2012 and serves as a financial advisor and our long term care specialist. 

Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Margaret was a partner at Dickstein Shapiro LLP where she regularly negotiated complex disputes against insurance companies throughout the country.  Margaret is a graduate of Wesleyan University and American University School of Law. 

Margaret resides in Arlington, Virginia where she lives with her husband and her two teenage sons.  Margaret is addicted to exercise, especially her beloved Jazzercise and is an avid reader.  Margaret is also an active volunteer with her children's schools.


 Nick Hammelman

Nick Hammelman, CFP®

Estate & Business Planning Specialist

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Nick has been with Northwestern Mutual since 1994. Nick’s area of expertise is in business planning, where he assists organizations and businesses owners with executive benefits programs and risk management solutions. He holds a B.A. in Finance from James Madison University and received his Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University. Nick holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification and is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

Nick currently resides in Leesburg, VA, with his wife, Heather, and their three children.

 Philip J Schlemmer

Philip J Schlemmer, RICP®, CFP®, CLU®, CFA®

Annuity Specialist

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Phil Schlemmer serves as our firm's Annuity Specialist.  Phil received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and his MBA from The George Washington University. 

Outside of Phil's professional life he enjoys staying active athletically.  He continues to play basketball, softball, and golf.  As a volunteer, he coaches his kids’ basketball teams as they have grown up as well as assistant coached his son’s baseball teams over the years.  Phil's wife, a lifelong swimmer, continues to be very active with the sport.  She is the head coach of our high school swim team, is also the head coach of our local summer team, and is an assistant coach on a year-round club team based in our area.

When Phil is not at one of his kid’s events, he enjoys spending time with friends and neighbors at cook-outs and other community gatherings.  As a family The Schlemmers like to vacation at the Outer Banks as well as at their extended families' sheep farm outside of Seattle each summer.

 Robert P Quinn

Robert P Quinn, CLU®, ChFC®

Disability Income Specialist

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Bob Quinn is the Disability Income Specialist for Northwestern Mutual in Washington, D.C.

Bob graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in business administration. He has his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and is also a member of the following groups: Bethesda Kiwanis Club as Past President, Bethesda Kiwanis Foundation as Past President, 1999 Graduate Leadership Montgomery, and also a member of Rebuilding Together in Montgomery County.

He resides in Kensington, Maryland, with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two sons, Sean and Thomas.

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