Bill McKernan

Managing Director


Before Bill can speak intelligently about the services that might be appropriate for you and your family, he needs to get to know you. And, before you can feel comfortable sharing your goals and dreams, you need to get to know Bill.

Bill McKernan joined Northwestern Mutual as a Financial Representative in June 2002. In 2006, while continuing to run his personal business, Bill moved into the role of a Field Director, where he mentored a group of talented professionals. Bill became the Managing Director of his own office, The McKernan Financial Group, located in beautiful downtown West Palm Beach in 2012. He is joined by his wife, Brooke McKernan, who began her career as a College Intern, along with 20 other advisors/representatives whom work out of his office.

Over the years, Bill has received recognition for his sales volume and high level of quality from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He has qualified for The Million Dollar Round Table from 2006-2014 and has received numerous awards for outstanding production with Northwestern Mutual. Bill prides himself on helping clients achieve their financial goals, as well as helping his team achieve their professional goals.

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Bill McKernan was [Selected for/Featured in] Palm Beach Illustrated, “The Palm Beach 100: Palm Beach County’s most influential business leaders, 2020.

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2006-2014

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 2005-2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance


National Sales Achievement Award 2005-2010

Award recognizing performance


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