As a Wealth Management Advisor, Gary has a passion for helping his clients build a bridge between their current financial lives and the lives they dream of by taking clients through a holistic financial planning process.  Gary has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2008 starting in their Philadelphia office. In 2012, Gary was appointed Managing Director of the Mount Laurel, NJ office.  In his time with Northwestern Mutual, Gary has earned membership to the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) (2015, 2017-2018) - an independent association for the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals. Gary has earned his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation and is working towards his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)designation.  Gary truly loves his role as a player/coach as it allows him to introduce this great career to others, help them grow both professionally and personally, all while building their practices.

Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Gary worked for 5+ years at Ryan Homes where he began his career in 2003 after graduating #1 in the finance department at East Carolina University.  At Ryan Homes Gary started as a Supervisor and was quickly promoted to Project Manger.  Gary spent a short time in land acquisitions before going back into the field as a Sales and Marketing Representative as well as a licensed real estate agent. 

Gary M. Shickora, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor


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