Our Mission

Our mission is to serve our clients and proactively address their current and potential issues,  relating to their unique set of circumstances and objectives, for their families, businesses and charitable organizations.

- Jim Bufalo, CLU®, ChFC®

 

Bufalo & Conti

Bufalo & Conti specialize in serving Physicians, Business Owners, Professional Athletes and Celebrities. With a balanced planning approach, the team helps address the unique needs of the individual and the organization.
 


Physicians Nationwide

James Bufalo is a member and current President of Physicians Nationwide. Physicians Nationwide is a group of qualified and experienced Northwestern Mutual Financial Representatives who specialize in serving the unique financial needs of physicians.

Disability Insurance for Medical Professionals

Physicians and dentists are aware of the importance of disability income insurance. But research conducted by Harris Interactive in 2008 revealed discrepancies between what medical professionals’ expectations are of the coverage provided by “own occ” DI and what actually is covered.

To learn more about Northwestern Mutual’s exclusive new Medical Occupation Definition for physicians and dentists and how it is designed to help meet your needs, go to the Disability Income Insurance Knowledge Center.  

 

Guidance for Business Owners  Business Markets Stratey map

For Your Business's Key Employees
If you own or operate a business, Jim Bufalo recommends the following articles:

Click here to read additional articles.  

With a focused expertise on the business owner, Bufalo & Contican provide guidance for any stage of your business:


 

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, April 2019 1
  • Highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
1 ©2017-2019 and TM, NerdWallet, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

2 A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), May 2019; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), May 2019; Moody's Investors Service, Aaa (highest), September 2018; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2019. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3 Measured by 2018 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, May 2019.

James J. Bufalo, CLU®, ChFC®
Financial Representative


Physicians Nationwide

The Fed Lowers Interest Rates Again

Here’s our take on the Fed’s decision to lower its key interest rate by a quarter point. Read more.

4 Essential Lifestyle Factors That Can Help You Prepare for Retirement

To enjoy a full, healthy retirement, consider these four essential lifestyle factors and how you'll plan for them. Read more.

How One Couple Built Their Dream Backyard

One couple saw a property flaw as the chance to create the backyard of their dreams. Read more.

 

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