Management Team

Our business is about relationships, and we have a strong management team in place that understands this. They are committed to furthering the development of our financial representatives through training and guidance, so the representatives can establish enduring and solid relationships with their clients.

 Joseph M Tavernite

Joseph M Tavernite

Managing Director
Office 516-622-9923

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook Twitter

As Managing Director, Joseph M. Tavernite, CLF will work closely with Managing Partner, Steven F. Abbass to serve Northwestern Mutual’s territory across Long Island, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

It all began in 1996 where at the age of 21 Joseph started his career in the insurance industry as a financial advisor and has spent all but his first three years in management. He is the recipient of numerous industry awards, including GAMA International's prestigious Master Agency Award which recognizes top agencies worldwide and Advisor Today's magazine named Joseph one of their 4 under 40 in 2013, the annual award is presented to four financial advisors who achieve excellence in their profession before the age of 40.

Joseph holds a Series 6, 7, 24, 51 and 63 securities registrations and various state insurance licenses. He also holds a CLF designation from the American College and is a member of GAMA international, The New York Round Table as well as NAIFA where he serves as the President of the Greater Metro Region, and Trustee and YAT chair for NAIFA New York State. He currently resides on the North Shore of Long Island NY with his family. 

 Adam L. Dworkin

Adam L. Dworkin

College Unit Director
Office 516-465-9500
Mobile 516-220-5860

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook

 Scott Justin Borow

Scott Justin Borow, AWMA®

Field Director
Office 516-348-8159
Mobile 516-967-5540

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook

 Gloria R Geslak

Gloria R Geslak

Operations Associate
Office 516-465-9520

 Franklyn J Salas

Franklyn J Salas
Office 631-592-2030

Career Changers

Changing careers doesn't have to be daunting. Coming from many different backgrounds and occupations, our financial representatives go on to develop successful business practices. With support from a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

Learn More arrow

Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

Take The First Steplearn more arrow

#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 21 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition

50 year anniversary banner

To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck