Our Team

Our Team
This team has more than 90 years experience in
the industry, and our clients are our top priority.

Meet the Team

Sara Tanski Sara Tanski Senior Registered Financial Client Associate

Sara has over 21 years of industry experience. Her ability to listen, analyze and then provide client solutions is an asset to our clients. She holds FINRA 7 and 66 licenses.
Jim Duralia Jim Duralia Financial Advisor, Vice President - Investments, Discretionary Portfolio Management

A veteran of the financial services industry since 1980, Jim uses his knowledge and experience to provide his clients with a well-balanced approach to working toward achieving their financial expectations. His services include constructing and managing discretionary portfolios that will help his clients meet their objectives without taking undue risk.

Jim graduated from Kent State University, receiving his BBA with dual majors in Finance and Real Estate, and dual minors in Accounting and Marketing. Although he did not obtain a law degree, Jim also attended Case Western Reserve School of Law, where he studied Trust Law and General Practice Law as a personal desire.*

Jim is a resident of Burton, OH, where he lives with his beloved animals. In his free time, he enjoys being in the great outdoors, exploring the beauty of the earth. Jim’s activities include hikes with his faithful companion Bumskie (his dog), scuba diving, target shooting, and skiing. When Jim is not in Ohio, he is at his back country ski lodge in the mountains of Montana. Jim has spent most of his adult life volunteering his time to various groups and boards. He is a past member of his township's zoning board, served on a volunteer fire department, works with various veteran's support groups as well as being a previous elected official on Central Committee for his voting precinct.

*Benjamin F. Edwards does not provide legal or tax advice, therefore it is also important to consult with your legal and tax professionals for additional guidance tailored to your specific situation.
Peter Ferrante, CFP® Peter Ferrante, CFP® Branch Manager, Managing Director - Investments, Discretionary Portfolio Management

Peter is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and held a Certified Public Accountant license, though he no longer practices. With his strong professional background, he became a Financial Advisor in 1990. With over 25 years of industry experience, he advises high-net-worth individuals, endowments, foundations, non-profits and small businesses.

In addition to participating in his family's 80-year-old winery, Peter was a founding member of the Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50, a premier business recognition program. Peter graduated from Kent State University with a degree in business administration, and he holds Series 7, 9, 10, 31, 63, and 65 securities licenses.

Active in his community, Peter has served on various local boards, such as the YMCA and United Way. He lives in Concord with Sharon and sons, Dante and Dominick. He enjoys downhill skiing, golf, pickleball, and fishing.
Jean M. Gigliotti Jean M. Gigliotti Senior Registered Financial Client Associate

As a Registered Assistant, Jean's experience is handling all customer trading and transactional needs are of great value to Benjamin F. Edwards. She excels at customer service and works diligently to anticipate customer needs. Jean has been in the financial industry for over 25 years.

She lives in Chardon with her husband, John, and their two sons.
Jodie Krueger Jodie Krueger Senior Registered Financial Client Associate

Jodie has worked in the brokerage industry for 23 years. She joined Benjamin F. Edwards' Mentor, Ohio location in May 2021. She holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. She enjoys working with clients to provide an exceptional customer service experience. Jodie and her husband, Neal, live in Willoughby with their dog, Bennington.
Scott J. Marn, CFP®, AAMS® Scott J. Marn, CFP®, AAMS® Managing Director - Investments

A veteran of the financial services industry since 1992, Scott is committed to offering his clients knowledge, perspective, professionalism and personal service. After taking time to understand your investment goals and objectives, Scott will develop a suitable investment program tailored to your unique needs and then monitor it on an ongoing basis.

He believes a solid investment program, which is consistent with personal risk tolerance, can enhance wealth by increasing opportunities for income.

Scott graduated from Ohio University with a degree in business administration and started his financial services career shortly thereafter. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner, he can assist you with developing a long-term financial plan that meets your investment needs.

In addition to serving on the Mentor City Council since 2000, Scott also leads the Mentor Economic Development Committee. He lives in Mentor with his wife, Wendy, and their sons, Dylan and Jagger.
Ted Rigo Ted Rigo Financial Advisor, Senior Vice President - Investments

Ted began working in the financial services nearly 30 years ago, and he uses this experience in focusing on helping families—both in retirement and the preparation for retirement—meet their financial goals. These services include retirement income strategies, estate planning, college savings, and long-term care insurance, to name a few.

Ted graduated from Kent State University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. In addition, Ted holds Series 7, 63, and 66 securities licenses as well as Life, Health, and Annuity Insurance licenses. He also completed the College for Financial Planning’s Professional Education Program in 2001.

Ted is a lifelong resident of Mentor, and lives there with his wife, Mary, and their two sons, Michael and David. In his free time, Ted helps coach his son’s basketball team. He also enjoys golfing and skiing, and he is a dedicated member of St. Mary of the Assumption in Mentor.
Corey L. Sarosy, CFP® Corey L. Sarosy, CFP® Financial Advisor, Vice President - Investments

Corey is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and became a Financial Consultant in 1999. As a CFP® professional, Corey takes a lot of pride in helping his clients develop a comprehensive financial plan to ensure that their investment portfolio is aligned with their investment goals and objectives. Once a plan has been implemented, he continuously monitors those investments on an ongoing basis and assists his clients to help iron out the economic noise as it appears. The most important aspect of his business is ethics and integrity!

Corey graduated from Grove City College with a Bachelors of Arts in Finance in 1999 and started his financial services career immediately thereafter. In September of 2012, Corey was inducted into the Perry High School Athletic Hall of Fame. He lives in Chardon with his wife, Kristen, and their sons, Mason and Colton. He enjoys boating, four wheeling, fitness, and all sports.
“Christine Christine London Financial Associate

Christine joined Benjamin F. Edwards in February 2018. She has over 20 years of industry experience, and she understands the importance of listening and understanding clients’ needs and providing the best customer service. Christine and her husband, Michael, live in Mentor with their youngest daughter, Grace.
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