Jeffrey Manderfeld holds a degree in Finance and Marketing from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.  Jeffrey started his career in 1996 as an intern in financial services.  He joined the Columns Resource Group of Northwestern Mutual as a Financial Representative in June 1998.  With his passion and dedication, Jeffrey was appointed Managing Director of the Woodbury District Office in March of 2002. 

Jeffrey's role primarily consists of overseeing the growth of Northwestern Mutual's distribution and market development within the Columns Resource Group.  His responsibility is two-fold with half of the time working with and servicing his clients in regards to their personal, business, and estate planning goals.  The other half is dedicated to working with and alongside his professional representatives and advisors helping them develop and grow their practice. 

Jeffrey has earned the following professional designations:

  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)

Associations and Memberships

Jeffrey Manderfeld is a member of NAIFA and MDRT.

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) is a national nonprofit organization representing the interests of more than 70,000 insurance and financial advisors nationwide, through its federation of over 900 state and local associations. Founded in 1890, NAIFA is the nation's largest financial services membership association.

NAIFA's mission is to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of our members.


Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) 
MDRT is the premiere association of financial professionals. MDRT status is granted for one year and members must apply each year to continue their affiliation with MDRT. Founded in 1927, MDRT provides its members with resources to improve their technical knowledge, sales and client service while maintaining a culture of high ethical standards. 

MDRT's mission is to be a valued, member-driven international network of leading insurance and investment financial services professionals who serve their clients by exemplary performance and the highest standards of ethics, knowledge, service and productivity.   

Jeffrey is a member of the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2001, 2003-2010

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 2001-2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance


National Sales Achievement Award 2000-2002, 2005, 2010

Award recognizing performance

Jeffrey J Manderfeld, ChFC®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor


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