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Tim Kottke is a partner of Synergy Brokerage Partners. Prior to Synergy, Tim spent the previous six years as a senior sales consultant at a national marketing organization. Tim's experience in the industry over the past 10 years ranges in all forms of distribution - home office, brokerage and independent production.

Tim's expertise in both life and annuity sales along with creativity and execution of marketing strategies propels advisors. The advisor should know that they have a member of their own staff a phone call away to assist them in a efficient and effective manner.

Tim lives in Eden Prairie, MN with his wife Ellen, daughter Harper and son Tate. Tim enjoys playing a wide variety of sports include softball in the summer and hockey in the winter. 

Tim Kottke

Tim Kottke
Managing Partner

855.315.1600 x 7004

D: 763.782.7004
C: 612.387.2924



Renae Guetzkow is one of the founding members of Synergy Brokerage Partners. Prior to Synergy, Renae spent the previous six years head of marketing and communications at a national marketing organization. Renae’s creativity in marketing turned the company around, rebranding the former firm to dramatically increase sales.

Renae utilizes her marketing talents to help producers better market themselves and their businesses. She’s designed creative advertisements and presentations that producers have utilized at point of sale.  

Renae lives in Winsted, MN with her Husband Chad and daughters Kayley and Ella. She enjoys spending time at the lake and snowmobiling in the winters.

Renae Guetzkow

Renae Guetzkow

855.315.1600 x 7002

D: 763.782.7002
C: 952.200.3717




Scott Sifferle
Director of Annuity and
Income Planning

855.315.1600 x 7003

D: 763.782.7003
C: 612.554.8460



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