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 Huili Dong
Ed Lighthall
Horacio Silva
Clay Wallace
John Ainsworth
Erik Dybvik
Nina Louise
Gurpreet Singh
Anita Witte
Ali Akbari Juliann Dybvik
Ani Malhotra
Walter Spann
Robert Zaker
Louis Anthony
Danny Gilley
Al Mikenas
Roger Stafford

Giri Bajaj
Ann Griffin
Tim Olson
Felicia Staley

Howard Berger  Myra Handelman
Satish Patel
Nilesh Topiwala

Phil Boggess Aleksandra Jasiczek
Brian Ramsland
William Turner

Paima Chitambo Zain Jeewanjee
Rajini Saggar
Todd Tyler

Brian Cichy
David Kikoen
Rosa Salgado
Asif Vadaria

Beata Dec
James King
Onkar Sangha
Anthony Vestal

Kirti Desai
Bruce Knopp
Ashok Shah
Kanaiyalal Virparia




     
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 currently a Managing Director at the Oak Brook, IL branch for Futurity First Insurance Group (FFIG). He leads this branch with 40 agents and was the number 2 branch at Futurity in 2015 with over $2.5 Million in GDC. He joined this Company in a Sales Vice President role managing 6 branches for FFIG. Prior to this 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 was responsible for attracting qualified sales representatives and for enhancing Nationwide’s diverse markets presence.

Aamir has 24 years of experience with a successful track record of growing diversity in corporate America. At Nationwide, he played a critical role in growing the field sales force through various recruiting programs, working closely with management and with the company’s Multicultural Marketing team to increase Nationwide’s presence in diverse markets.

Prior to 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 also attended GAMA day in Manila in 2015.

Aamir is the Immediate Past President of the FBI Chicago Citizens Academy Alumni Association; General Secretary of the FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association 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, US Attorney Generals office etc.

Aamir has won many sales and management awards throughout his career and qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) three times. Aamir is also on the Membership Committee of GAMA International and has attended GAMA’s LAMP conferences for the last 20 years. In 2015 he was appointed to the Board of Directors at GAMA to head up the India Task Force and also was named GAMA volunteer of the year.  He has received GAMA’s first in class award twice in his career. He won GAMA awards in 2013, 2014 & 2015. He has also attended MDRT and LIMRA Conferences many times. He currently also serves on the NAIFA National 20/20 task force.

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. 

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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