James P. Shields Jr., CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor

Derrenbacker Shields Financial Group


Jim has spent his entire career at Northwestern Mutual.  He has been a financial representative since 1985.  Jim has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation (CLU®).
Jim Graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in Policy Studies in 1985.
Community Involvement
Jim is actively involved in his community, having served on the board of the Food Bank or Central New York, Missions committee of his church, and on the Fayetteville Manlius YoungLife committee.  He has coached multiple youth sports teams as well.
Jim and his wife, Linda live in Manlius, NY where they raised five children.  They enjoy spending summers at their cottage on Otisco Lake.  They also enjoy spending time with their two grandchildren.  Jim is an avid golfer, and Linda volunteers for multiple causes.

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