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Learn about asset management solutions designed for Retirement Plan Advisors, TAMPs/Outsourcing Providers, Subadvisory Program Sponsors, RIAs/Financial Advisors and Trust Institutions.
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Brokerage and Custody Services


You Decide How to Manage Your Assets

Northern Trust Securities, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation, provides you with access to trading capabilities online, or to an investment professional dedicated to finding every advantage for your portfolio.

Get Everything You Need:

  • Full range of stocks, bonds and funds — whether you're conservative, aggressive or in-between, you can trade and manage your portfolio during regular exchange and extended trading hours
  • Full trading and tracking capabilities, including alerts
  • Sophisticated real-time account and market information
  • Research and analysis from our own nationally-recognized experts and other top services
  • Access to shareholder communications, including annual reports and proxy statements
  • Company stock buy-back plans (10b-18) and 10b5-1 trading plans

Allow Us To Manage The Details

With a Securities Custody account, you have access to comprehensive services for securities trading and cash management to help you manage your assets. We oversee the safekeeping of your securities, while you maintain ownership and control.

Katie Nixon, CFA, CIMA, CPWA

Katie Nixon, CFA, CIMA, CPWA

Chief Investment Officer, Wealth Management
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Katie Nixon, CFA, CIMA, CPWA

Katie Nixon, CFA, CIMA, CPWA

Chief Investment Officer, Wealth Management
Katherine is the Chief Investment Officer for the Wealth Management business at Northern Trust. In that capacity, Katie leads the national investment management practice for Northern Trust’s Wealth Management business from the firm’s Chicago headquarters. Her responsibilities include investment policy development with a particular focus on portfolio construction and implementation. She also directs the investment management activities of over 200 Northern Trust portfolio managers across the firm’s 79-office Wealth Management franchise. Katie sits on the Firm’s Investment Policy Committee and Tactical Asset Allocation Committee, and she chairs the Wealth Management Investment Advisory Committee.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Ms. Nixon worked at U.S. Trust Company for eighteen years in several investment related capacities, including Managing Director and Division Manager in the Wealth Management Division in New York, overseeing a group of portfolio managers and client service officers with total combined assets under management in excess of $7 Billion. Ms. Nixon also served on US Trust's Portfolio Policy Committee as well as the Private Equity Investment Committee.

Katherine received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her M.B.A. in Finance from New York University, Stern School of Business where she graduated with distinction, Beta Gamma Sigma, and was a Stern Scholar. She has received the designations of both Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA® ) and Certified Private Wealth Advisor ( CPWA®) from the Investment Management Consultants Association. Further, she has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and is also a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).

Northern Funds

No matter what your age, risk tolerance or investment goals, Northern Funds offers the tools you need to build a diversified investment portfolio.

Investment Products and Services are:

Not FDIC Insured - May lose value - No bank guarantee

Investment products and services are offered through Northern Trust Securities, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC and a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation. Any attached research reports containing the Northern Trust Logo or trademark were prepared solely by employees of Northern Trust Investments, Inc., an affiliate of Northern Trust Securities, Inc.

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