Steven Budin JD, CFP®

President, Financial Consultant

Steven Budin, JD, CFP® is the President of the Budin Group. He attended Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA and the Fordham University School of Law in New York. Steven has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ Practitioner since 1997, as well as an attorney, licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada*.

Steven has been a financial specialist for numerous Las Vegas media outlets since 1997. Currently, he is the financial commentator for KTNV Channel 13, the ABC News affiliate in Las Vegas. He can be seen every Saturday morning on the newscast.

Steven is married to Colleen, has two daughters, Lauryn and Emerson, and a son, Jonathan. Steven sits on various boards and committees in Las Vegas. He loves to play golf, travel, workout, and listen to the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Patty Ontiveroz Notary Public

Client Services Manager
Patty was born and raised in Texas.  She moved to Las Vegas and started with The Budin Group in 2004, as a Client Services Manager and Administrative Assistant to Steven Budin. 
Patty brings over 30 years of customer service experience and has been an administrative assistant for more than 25 years.  She is licensed for Life Insurance and a Notary Public in the state of Nevada.  She manages daily administrative duties, maintenance of client portfolios, responding in a timely manner to client requests and scheduling meetings.
Patty has a daughter, Kyndra, and two sons, Juju and Kaleb.  She is called “NANA” by her two beautiful granddaughters.  Patty loves to work out, hike, watch sports, (especially football, college basketball & hockey) and spend time with her family.  Patty’s baby girl is Kleo, her Cavapoo.

Jess Allamani Notary Public

Administrative Assistant

Jess joined the Budin Group in 2023, bringing a vast background in superior customer service for over 15 years, and has been serving as Notary Public in Nevada since 2020. She is a mother of two marvelous daughters that she loves spending time with.

You can find them enjoying bike rides, singing along to their favorite songs, painting, or exploring new parks within the city. When not soaking in quality time with her family, Jess’s other hobbies include song writing, hiking, playing recreational sports, and weightlifting.  

She is passionate about building meaningful client relations and learning new skills, both personally and professionally.

Jason R. Baucom AAMS®, CRPC®, AWMA®, CLTC®, CPFA®

LPL Financial Advisor

Jason began his career in financial services in 2003 and has worked for U.S. Bank, U.S. Bancorp Investments & Insurance, and Edward Jones. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He has been a member of the Budin Group since 2016.

His security registrations includes the Series 7 & 66 (currently held with LPL Financial) and is licensed for Life and Health Insurance in California, Nevada, Arizona and Florida. He holds the professional designations and certification of Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®), Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®), Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA®), Certification for Long Term Care (CLTC®) and Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA®)

Jason is involved in several professional and non-profit organizations. When you catch him out of the office, you can find him playing golf, camping, cooking, coaching youth sports, and teaching financial literacy. He moved to Las Vegas in 2000 and is passionate about making memories with family and friends.