Associates

Perry Buckman

Perry Buckman

  • CRPC
  • AIF
  • Partner
  • President
  • PIM Portfolio Manager
Perry Buckman is a Partner, President, and PIM Portfolio Manager at Buckman & Corning Financial Strategies Group in Scottsdale, AZ. He has more than 20 years of experience in the industry focusing on individual wealth management and corporate retirement plans. In 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Perry was recognized as a Premier Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors. The Premier Advisors distinction is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network as measured by completion of risk and compliance training, business  production based on the past year and professionalism.  Net asset flow (NAF) may also be used to determine recipients. Additional criteria, including length of service, may also be used to determine recipients. Perry's inclusion in the Premier Advisors Program underscores his ability to understand clients' aspirations and develop investment plans and strategies to help achieve those objectives. More importantly, it reflects his capability to earn clients' trust by offering sound, objective and professional advice.   In 2021, Perry was recognized by Forbes™ Magazine as a Best in State Wealth Advisor in Arizona.*  He holds several industry specific registrations including: AIF®, CRPC®, Series 7, Series 66, Series 31 and Variable Life/Health Insurance License. Perry received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Arizona. In his free time, Perry enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and family.

*The Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors rating algorithm is based on the previous year’s industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a rating. Investment performance is not a criterion. Self-completed survey was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria.

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CA Insurance LIC# 4033682

Resident State AZ
Nicole Corning

Nicole Corning

  • CFP
  • CRPC
  • AIF
  • Managing Partner
  • Fundamental Choice Portfolio Manager
Nicole Corning is a Managing Partner of the Buckman & Corning Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Financial Network.  She holds several industry designations including that of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ CFP®, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor CRPC®, and the Accredited Investment Fiduciary AIF®.  She has been part of the finance and banking industry in Scottsdale, Arizona since 2001.


Prior to coming to Arizona, Nicole worked in Washington D.C. and had the honor of working on two presidential campaigns as well as several senatorial and congressional campaigns around the country.  Nicole is also a published author and hosts a podcast focused on working mother issues.  She has appeared on the Katie Couric Show and has been featured in Financial Planning Magazine, 401K Specialist Magazine, and Plan Consultant Magazine. In 2020 she was named the inaugural chairwoman of the American Retirement Association Council for Women.  She is active in the Scottsdale non-profit community and sits on the advisory board of the Care Fund, and is a graduate of Scottsdale Leadership Class of XXIV. Nicole graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She has two young sons, three loyal rescue dogs, and has been (mostly) happily married since 2001.


Securities Registered in the following states: AZ CA DE  HI IA IL IN LA MA MI NC NJ NV NM NY OR TX VA WA
CA Insurance License: Lic# 0I03854 Resident State AZ
Sami Sahyouni

Sami Sahyouni

    • Financial Advisor
    Sami Sahyouni is a Financial Advisor at Buckman & Corning Financial Strategies Group. He has been in the financial industry since 2010. He holds the industry specific designations including FINRA securities registrations Series 7, Series 66.

    Prior to returning to Arizona, Sami worked at the Wells Fargo Advisors headquarters in St Louis, Missouri where he focused on programs such as investment planning, retirement income and social security. In addition to being recognized for an ability to successfully communicate complex information effectively, Sami also hosted a monthly video series featuring new technology that he introduced, educated and delivered to advisors at Wells Fargo Advisors. He also led the promotion and adoption of new technology for the firm in which he was a subject matter expert. 

    As a Financial Advisor, Sami is dedicated to working with individuals to develop comprehensive investment strategies to help them reach their goals. He enjoys helping individuals meet their retirement planning needs and showing them how we can help work together with them to accomplish their goals. My focus is on assisting each client with personalized and strategic financial advice and investment management. 

    Sami enjoys spending quality time cooking, hiking and biking with his wife and young kids. 

    Securities Registered in the following states: AZ CA CO HI IA IL IN LA MA MI NC NJ NM NV NY OR TX VA WA WI
    CA Insurance License: Lic#0M89440 Resident State AZ
    Karen Doering

    Karen Doering

      • Registered Senior Administrative Assistant
      With over 30 years of experience in financial services, Karen is dedicated to helping the clients of Buckman and Corning Financial Strategies Group address their financial needs by supporting our Financial Advisors as they develop investment plans that will pursue our clients’ long-term goals.   Karen’s extensive experience in operations and compliance helps her to assist our clients and Financial Advisors with the administrative side of the business.

      After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Concordia University in River Forest, IL, Karen began her financial services career as a trading assistant with A. G. Becker in 1981.  Karen joined Wells Fargo Advisors in 1991, where she worked in management until the end of 2019 when she joined Buckman and Corning Financial Strategies Group.

      Committed to helping the educational community thrive, Karen is a member of the board of the Concordia University Foundation.  After moving from the Chicago area in 1999, she and her husband reside in Scottsdale.  Away from the office, Karen and her husband enjoy hiking and traveling to visit family, friends and new places.

      Securities Registered in the following states:  Arizona
      Mari Buckman

      Mari Buckman

        • Branch Administrative Associate
        Mari Buckman joined the team at Buckman and Corning Financial Strategies Group nearly a year ago as a Branch Administration Associate. She recently graduated with a Bachelors in Science from Arizona State University, dual majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. Mari is an Arizona native, born and raised, who loves to travel the world. When she’s not traveling, she enjoys spending time with family and rescuing and rehoming animals, although, thus far most of the animals have found a wonderful home with her. Mari is passionate when it comes to assisting people build their futures and plan for their retirement.
        Danny Comforti

        Danny Comforti

          • Financial Advisor
          Danny Comforti is a Financial Advisor at Buckman and Corning Financial Strategies Group. He has been in the financial industry since 2020. He holds the industry specific designations including FINRA securities registrations Series 7, Series 63 and Series 65. 

          Prior to beginning his role at Buckman and Corning, he began his professional career as a life insurance agent before transitioning into institutional fixed income brokerage in the Bay Area, California. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's in Science of Communication, along with a Minor Certificate in Sales and Marketing. He was a Student-Athlete on the university's swim team and competed at the 2021 U. S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials. 

          As a Financial Advisor, Danny is committed to bettering the lives of his clients by guiding them toward their financial goals. He believes that everyone needs a plan and someone in their corner to assist with decisions regarding their future. He always puts his client's best interest at the forefront of every decision he makes while providing them with tailored and strategic financial advice. 

          Danny enjoys weightlifting and swimming in his free time. 

          Securities Registered in the following states:  AZ, CA, NY, SC VA, FL, MI
          Resident State:  Arizona
          Rebekah Reheis

          Rebekah Reheis

            • Registered Client Associate
            Rebekah's time in the financial services industry began back in 2015 at a Merrill Lynch office in her hometown, Fresno, CA,  as a part-time unregistered Client Associate.  It was there that she developed a passion for customer service excellence and efficient processes. Life took her to Gilbert, AZ in 2017 where she continued to pursue multiple roles in the industry and obtained FINRA Securities Registrations Series 7 and 66. She is grateful to be back in the Client Associate role with Buckman and Corning Financial Strategies Group to assist with the financial needs and goals of our clients. 

            When she is not at the office, she loves to be with her husband and daughter. Together they like to walk their dogs, try new places to eat, and play video games. 

            Securities Registered in the following states:  AZ
            Resident State:  Arizona