Futurity First Chicago

1211 W. 22nd Street, Suite 102
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630-537-0990
Fax: 630-537-1371
Emailchicago@ffig.com
Managing Director: Aamir Chalisa
Associate Managing Director: Bill Malak
Office Manager: Rosa M. Salgado
Administrative Assistant: Wendy Sterioti


 
News


Working in Diverse Markets by Aamir Chalisa - Published in Advisor Today in Jan. 2016
Embracing Diversity in Your Organization by Aamir Chalisa - Published in the GAMA Journal in Jan. 2016


Office Agents and Advisors

Olaf Abrahamson Kirti Desai
Bruce Knopp
Gurpreet Singh
John Ainsworth
Huili Dong
Anil Malhotra
Roger Stafford
Ali Akbari Erik Dybvik
Al Mikenas
Felicia Staley
Dana Alfano Juliann Dybvik
Tim Olson
Nilesh Topiwala
Louis Anthony
Danny Gilley
Satish Patel
William Turner
Giri Bajaj
Ann Griffin
Brian Ramsland
Asif Vadaria
Howard Berger 
Myra Handelman
Rajini Saggar
Anthony Vestal
Phil Boggess
Helen Jacobsen Rosa Salgado
Kanaiyalal Virparia
Paima Chitambo
Aleksandra Jasiczek
Onkar Sangha
Clay Wallace
Brian Cichy
Zain Jeewanjee
Ashok Shah
Anita Witte
Beata Dec
James King
Horacio Silva
Robert Zaker

     
About the Chicago Office

As the first brick and mortar office of Futurity First, the advisors, directors and staff of the Oakbrook office are very knowledgeable in the area of insurance and financial services. We take pride in the excellent service to our customers and their families, friends, associates, and community in the Chicago-land area.

We have the honor and privilege to serve middle-market America’s individuals, families and small businesses in Chicago and surrounding communities. We believe it’s important to live and be active in the communities that we serve. Our agents are full-time career agents with one mission – to help hardworking Americans and their families to achieve and maintain financial retirement security.

Customer First. Community First. Futurity First.

Look forward to providing you with excellent service.

Thank you,
Aamir Chalisa


Our Leadership

Aamir Chalisa, Managing Director

Aamir Chalisa is a Managing Director at the Oak Brook, IL branch of Futurity First Insurance Group (FFIG). He leads this branch with 38 agents; it was a leading Branch at Futurity in 2018.

With a successful record of accomplishment in growing diversity in corporate America, Aamir has 28 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry.

Aamir joined this Company in a Sales Vice President role managing 6 branches for FFIG. Previously he was a Vice President of Market Development and Diversity for Nationwide Financial Network (NFN), the affiliated retail distribution business of Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS). He played a critical role in growing the NFN field force through various recruiting programs. He also worked closely with management and with the company’s multicultural marketing team to increase Nationwide’s presence in diverse markets.

Before joining Nationwide, Aamir was in sales and management positions with Met Life, Prudential, and Mony/AXA. With each company, he was responsible for developing and managing an experienced diverse field force while increasing the business presence in the local Chicago Land communities.

His responsibilities also included marketing, advertising, and recruiting activities for all diverse segments. He played a critical role in supporting and developing one of the largest and most diverse Met Life agencies in the Chicago area.

Aamir is active in many diverse communities and spends many hours promoting diversity. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on marketing and diversity. He spoke at the GNP manager’s conference in Mexico City on Recruiting & Retention and attended GAMA day in Manila in 2015. He was a main-platform speaker at GAMA International’s LAMP Asia meeting 2016 in Bangkok on the topic of agent recruiting & development. He also spoke at NAIFA National convention in 2016 and 2018. He recently returned from speaking at GDM/GAMA conference in Pakistan.

Active in his community, Aamir is on the board of the FBI Chicago Citizens Academy Alumni Association, the Community Outreach head for CIA in Chicago, President of OPEN Chicago and is active in many other community-based organizations. He represents his community on the Chicago Roundtable which is a group of individuals that help many Governmental Organizations learn about challenges in their communities. This is organized under the Department of Homeland Security and is represented by many Agencies such as FBI, TSA, USCIS, CBP, ICE, FEMA and the US Attorney General’s office

Leadership Beyond Borders

Throughout his career, Aamir has won many sales and management awards and qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) many times. Aamir is also on the Membership Committee of GAMA International and has attended GAMA’s LAMP conferences for the past 23 years. In 2015 he was appointed to the Board of Directors at GAMA and was named GAMA International volunteer of the year. He has been honored with GAMA’s first in class award twice in his career. He won additional GAMA awards over many years. He has also attended MDRT and LIMRA Conferences many times. He served on the NAIFA National 20/20 task force and is a member of its National Diversity Council.

Aamir lives in Naperville, IL with his wife Nuzhat who is an Endocrinologist and has 2 children Farah and Amaan. His hobby is travelling and he has travelled the world. Aamir's latest book, Leadership Beyond Borders, was published in March 2019 and is also available on Amazon.

Bill Malak, Associate Managing Director


Bill Malak brings leadership and experience to Futurity First. In his management role, he empowers his team of advisers to educate and enrich the lives of their clients. As a student of the industry, Bill believes that it is important to have a deeper understanding of the products we represent so we can make a big impact in the lives of the people we work with. He is passionate about working with his advisors to ensure they are all working toward the same goal of helping the people and businesses in our community.


As an FFIG adviser, Bill puts his focus on building relationships and he takes a holistic approach to planning. It is important to have a solid understanding of what the client wants and, more importantly, needs. The process begins by identifying a client’s goals and then building a strategy to accomplish those goals. Whether your focus is on protecting what’s most valuable to you, accumulating wealth or controlling the distribution of your assets, we can craft a solution. That’s because Futurity First backs Bill with a broad portfolio of products from top carriers. Our clients deserve the best and our many options help Bill tailor each plan to the client’s individual situation.


Mr. Malak is licensed in Life, Health, Property and Casualty. For financial planning purposes, he holds series 6, 63, and 26 licenses. His industry affiliations include CLTC – Certified in Long-Term Care, FSCP – Financial Services Certified Professional, FSS – Financial Services Specialist and LUTCF – Life Underwriting Training Council Fellow. Finally, Bill is a member of GAMA (General Agents and managers Association) and winner of multiple industry management awards.

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