Confidence Through Clarity

The Atrium Financial Group’s disciplined approach allows you to unplug from your busy world and take some time to focus on what is important: family. Once you see your future clearly, we design a personalized plan that allows you to make intelligent and informed decisions about your life rather than the traditional, emotional ones. Having Confidence Through Clarity allows you to live life by design not by default.


Our dedicated team will be your partner throughout this journey. The Atrium Financial Group, a member of the Northwestern Mutual Private Client Group, uses cutting edge strategies and techniques, producing positive outcomes for you and your family for generations to come. Regardless of how complex or volatile the economic environment, you become the hero of your own financial life.

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We have one of the best teams around

The Financial Times has recognized The Atrium Financial Group as one of the top advisors in the country three years running. Additionally, William Newman has been named as a Best-In-State wealth advisor and one of the top financial security professionals in the country by Forbes. Many thanks to our hardworking team and incredible clients. We couldn’t have done it without you.

Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors 2022
Forbes Best-In-State Top Financial Security Professionals 2022
Financial Times Top Advisors of 2020

Also recognized in 2018 and 2019

Northwestern Mutual (NM) and its advisors do not pay for placement on 3rd party rating or ranking lists. NM and its advisors do, however, pay marketing fees to these organizations to promote the rating or ranking(s). Rankings and recognitions are no guarantee of future investment success.

Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list (April 2022), Research and ranking provided by SHOOK Research, LLC. Based upon data as of 6/30/2021.

Forbes Top Financial Security Professionals list (July 2022). Research and ranking provided by SHOOK Research. Based upon data as of 12/31/2021.

The Financial Times “Top Financial Advisers” list (April 2020). Produced annually by Ignites Research, on behalf of the Financial Times. Data as of 6/30/2019.

The Financial Times “Top Financial Advisers” list (April 2019). Produced annually by Ignites Research, on behalf of the Financial Times. Data as of 6/30/2018.

The Financial Times “Top Financial Advisers” list (March 2018). Produced annually by Ignites Research, on behalf of the Financial Times. Data as of 6/30/2017.


Our focus on doing right by our clients, as well as our employees and community, has earned our office and the Northwestern Mutual Capital Region recognition including:

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Albany Business Review 2020 Best Places to Work logo