Clifford B Sutter, MBA, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor


Cliff  has been with the Northwestern Mutual for over 25 years has earned the following industry professional designatioins:

The Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation has long been recognized as the fundamental and foremost educational credential for life insurance professionals. Since 1927, more than 94,000 individuals have earned their CLU®, helping them build a successful life insurance practice by providing clients with knowledgeable and ethical advice. For Wealth Management Advisors, financial representatives, field management, home office personnel, and others involved in providing life insurance products to the public, the CLU® designation symbolizes continuing growth and commitment to professionalism.
The Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation focuses on the comprehensive financial planning process as an organized way to collect and analyze information on a client's total financial situation; to identify and establish specific financial goals; and to formulate, implement, and monitor a comprehensive plan to achieve those goals. The ChFC® program provides financial services professionals with in-depth knowledge of the skills needed to perform comprehensive financial planning for their clients.



  ♦  Master of Business Administration in Accounting/Finance from Loyola University

  ♦ Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Louisiana State University


Associations and Memberships

As a former president of the NAIFA - Greater New Orleans Inc., Cliff is active in promoting NAIFA’s mission to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and advance the ethical conduct of its members. Cliff conducts himself by NAIFA’s Code of Ethics.

Awards and Recognition

  • Million Dollar Round Table Life Member: awarded 2011
  • NAIFA Quality Award : 1992-2006, 2011-2014

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2000-2005, 2007-2009

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


National Quality Award 1992-2006, 2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance


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