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While a lot has changed over the years, some things remain the same—like strength, honor, passion and tradition. These are values embodied by every team that's made it to Pasadena. And since 1857, these values have been the hallmark of Northwestern Mutual. For nearly 160 years, we've worked side by side with our clients so they reach their full financial potential. We're proud to serve our clients and help them achieve greatness.

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Your Future is Now

Ray Latiano and his team serve a variety of clients in and around Northeast Ohio. His team is composed of Christopher W BrownSpencer Hershey Jr, Courtney Lytle and Laura Wagner.

Financial success doesn't happen by chance. It has much more to do with choice. Transforming aspirations into actuality takes acumen, hard work, discipline and strategic financial planning.

When it comes to your financial goals, each decision you make and action you take will have a significant impact on your future financial circumstances. A good financial blueprint will lay out what you need to do today to achieve your goals tomorrow.

When it’s a matter of planning for the future, realizing the need to take greater control over your financial life is the first step. Choosing someone who has the ability and resources to best address those needs is the next. 

As your Wealth Management Advisor, Ray Latiano will listen, clarify and help prioritize your goals and aspirations before developing a financial strategy designed to help you achieve your vision for the future.  

Let Ray Latiano help you ensure your financial future is all you want it to be.

Our Mission

"With Team Synergy, we guide our clients through a dynamic planning process that identifies their needs and true desires and then aligns their actions to them.  We match the client to the appropriate team member and encourage discovery and action."

Our planning process educates and supports our clients in a team environment to help them define and achieve the most meaningful and important financial goals of their lives by integrating their values into a comprehensive wealth plan.

Innovative strategies focus on effective risk management, wealth accumulation and wealth preservation to help our clients accomplish their objectives.

Business: Retirement Solutions

Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual.

Northwestern Mutual and its highly qualified professionals are well prepared to guide you through the vast sea of retirement plan options available in today’s marketplace. 

We encourage you to find out more about all of the innovative business and retirement plan solutions offered through Northwestern Mutual. 

Is Fee-Based Planning Right For You? 

In today’s complex market, it is more important than ever to have someone that fully understands complex financial issues, and how they can affect your life goals- whether you are working to achieve current financial success or protect and preserve your assets over the long term.   

Ray is one of our Wealth Management Advisors, he is an experienced professional who has a detailed understanding of current tax laws and financial planning strategies designed to achieve a variety of complex goals, including business succession planning. 

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Raymond N Latiano, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, MSM

Wealth Management Advisor

Coming Up Roses

This year, Northwestern Mutual is a proud partner of the 2015 Rose Bowl.

Like the champions who take the field on January 1st, we celebrate the strength, honor, passion and tradition that inspires greatness.

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New Retirement Webcast Replay – View Now

One of the most significant risks to your retirement savings is often overlooked. Is your plan protected? Watch our latest webcast, The Retirement Wild Card That Can Derail Your Plan, to find out.

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Who Wins and Who Loses As Oil Prices Fall?

In this month’s podcast our experts discuss the winners and losers as oil prices hit record lows.

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