Michael Bleke, ChFC

Michael Bleke, ChFC

Regional Executive Vice President

Mike joined the Illinois Branch of AXA Advisors, LLC in 2005 upon earning his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Eastern Illinois University. As a financial consultant, he built a successful practice around the Chicagoland area accumulating over 2,400 clients and $75 million AUM. He achieved National Leader Corps for the first time in 2008 and multiple times since, he has also achieved many other production awards including the prestigious Centurion award for the outstanding work he has done with clients. In 2011, Mike was promoted to Regional Vice President and led a team of 27 advisors producing 1.5 million dollars of commissions.  He has earned the Management Development Award in 2012 and multiple Management Leadership Awards; recognizing the growth and development of his team.


In October of 2015, Mike was asked to lead the Kansas City Branch. As the Regional Executive Vice President of the Kansas City Branch, Mike was responsible for the recruiting and development of advisors and leaders; and the growth of the entire organization. In January 2017, Mike was named the Regional Executive Vice President for the Boston Branch which covers Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Maine. The agency manages over $2.5 billion AUM, $5.2 billion of life insurance in-force, and over 100 advisors and staff.  In Boston, Mike has led the branch to consecutive President Trophies and finishing in the Top 5 organizations nationally. On January 2nd, 2019, Mike returned home to Illinois as Regional Executive Vice President to partner with Tammy in leading the IL Branch.


In addition to his B.S. in Finance from Eastern Illinois University, Mike holds FINRA registrations for the Series 7, Series 66, Series 24, and Series 53 as well as a license for Life, Accident, Health and Long-Term Care Insurance in multiple states. He has been awarded the title of Retirement Benefits Specialist - Tax Sheltered Plans from AXA Advisors. In October 2011, he received the Chartered Financial Consultant designation (ChFC) from the American College. Earning this title, he studied and passed examinations in financial planning, investments, insurance, taxation, and estate planning. He is currently in the process of completing the curriculum for the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP).


Mike currently resides in Elmhurst with his fiancé, Nicole and French Bulldog, Elly.


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