ADV, Compliance & Disclosures

Required Forms and Disclosures

Yeske Buie is a registered investment advisor (“RIA”) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). In order to comply with securities regulations, we are required to provide you with the following documents and information.

Legal Forms

ADV Part 1 | PDF

ADV Part 2 A & B | PDF

Form CRS (ADV 3) | PDF

Privacy Policy | PDF

Awards, Rankings, and Other Recognition

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Financial Professionals

The Northern Virginia Magazine Top Financial Professionals list is designated by Northern Virginia Magazine. The names and years that Yeske Buie advisors received this recognition are below:

  • In 2020, Elissa Buie and Yusuf Abugideiri received this award.
  • In 2016, Elissa Buie and Dr. David Yeske received this award.

Northern Virginia Magazine selects top financial professionals based upon other professionals’ responses to the following question about their peers, which Northern Virginia Magazine sent to over 1,500 financial and fiduciary firms: “If you had a close friend or relative who needed financial planning advice, and you could not handle the case yourself, to whom would you refer them?”. The award is not based upon portfolio performance. This award is granted independently following peer nominations. Elissa Buie, Dr. David Yeske, and Yusuf Abugideiri did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients are required to pay for ad space or promotional products. Yeske Buie paid for ad space featuring Elissa Buie and Dr. David Yeske in 2016. Working with a Northern Virginia Magazine Top Financial Advisor recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Washingtonian Magazine Top Wealth Advisors

The Washingtonian Magazine Top Wealth Advisors list is designated by Washingtonian Magazine. The names and years that Yeske Buie advisors received this recognition are below:

  • Elissa Buie received this award in 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  • Yusuf Abugideiri received this award in 2019 and 2020.

Washingtonian Magazine selects top advisors based upon responses from “hundreds” of participating “people who work in the local financial industry” to the following question about their peers: “Whom – besides yourself and your business partners – would you trust with your own money?”. The award is not based upon portfolio performance. This award is granted independently following peer nominations. Elissa Buie and Yusuf Abugideiri did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients are required to pay for ad space or promotional products. Yeske Buie paid for ad space featuring Elissa Buie and Dr. David Yeske in 2013. Working with a Washingtonian Magazine Top Wealth Advisor recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

AdvisoryHQ Top Financial Advisors in the San Francisco Bay Area

The AdvisoryHQ Top Financial Advisors in the San Francisco Bay Area ranking is designated by AdvisoryHQ. Yeske Buie received this award in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. AdvisoryHQ selects top financial advisors based upon their 4-step objective methodology which focuses on ranking firms with the everyday Client in mind (not based upon portfolio performance). This award is granted independently following the outcome of the 4-step objective methodology. Yeske Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with an AdvisoryHQ Top Financial Advisor recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

InvestmentNews 20 Most Influential Men and Women

The InvestmentNews 20 Most Influential Men and Women award is designated by InvestmentNews. In 2019, Elissa Buie and Dr. David Yeske received this award. InvestmentNews selected the 20 most influential men and women based upon independent thought, research, and opinion of the InvestmentNews staff. Neither Elissa Buie nor Dr. David Yeske paid a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not for ad space or promotional products. Working with an InvestmentNews 20 Most Influential Men or Women recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

InvestmentNews Alexandra Armstrong Lifetime Achievement Award

The Alexandra Armstrong Lifetime Achievement award is designated by InvestmentNews. Elissa Buie received this award in 2019. InvestmentNews grants the award to female pioneers in the financial planning profession who have had long careers as advisers, a track record of leadership in the profession, and have demonstrated commitment to serve as a role model or mentor to other women. It also acknowledges women who have earned the admiration and respect of their peers. The recipient is chosen by InvestmentNews’ selection committee and is approved by the inaugural winner, Alexandra Armstrong. Elissa Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not for ad space or promotional products. Working with an Alexandra Armstrong Lifetime Achievement Award recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

The Financial Planning Association P. Kemp Fain Jr. Award

The P. Kemp Fain Jr. Award is designated by the Financial Planning Association. Dr. David Yeske received this award in 2017, and Elissa Buie received this award in 2013. The Financial Planning Associations selects award recipients who have made significant contributions to the financial planning profession in the areas of service to society, academia, government, and professional activities. In keeping with Fain’s example, nominees for the award are professionals who also exemplify the Financial Planning Associations’ core values of integrity, competence, relationships, and stewardship. Neither Dr. David Yeske nor Elissa Buie paid a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not for ad space or promotional products. Working with a P. Kemp Fain Jr. award recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

The Financial Planning Association National Capital Area Lifetime Achievement Award

The Financial Planning Association National Capital Area Lifetime Achievement Award is designated by the Financial Planning Association National Capital Area. Elissa Buie received this award in 2017. The Financial Planning Association National Capital Area grants the award to individuals who were nominated by the local Financial Planning Association community for their outstanding contributions to the profession. After the nominations are received, an Award Selection Committee evaluated each candidate based on, tenure, service to the profession and involvement in local or national organizations This award is granted independently following the outcome of the selection committee. Elissa Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Financial Planning Association National Capital Area Lifetime Achievement Award recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

InvestmentNews 40 Under 40

The InvestmeNews 40 Under 40 list is designated by InvestmentNews. Yusuf Abugideiri received this award in 2016. The InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 selection criteria consists of: professionals under the age of 40 who are successful in the advisory business, industry-related projects and the wider world in an advisory capacity, as exhibited by their credentials and achievements, promote the financial advice profession, advocate for financial literacy and engage in pro bono financial planning work, who offer guidance and successful management within a company or the industry as a whole, who have passion, enthusiasm, great ideas and show a commitment to the field. The title is independently granted following peer nomination and review of the InvestmentNews editorial staff. Yusuf Abugideiri did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not for ad space or promotional products. Working with a 40 Under 40 recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Wealth Management Magazine Top CFP-Holders Under 36

The Wealth Management Magazine Top CFP-Holders Under 36 list is designated by Wealth Management Magazine. Yusuf Abugideiri received this award in 2016. Wealth Management Magazine creates this list based on nominations of advisors under the age of 36 who carry a CFP designation, are members of the Financial Planning Association, and built solid practices from a young age and continue to grow by catering to the next generation of clients. This award is independently granted following peer nominations and review by the Wealth Management Magazine team. Yusuf Abugidieri did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Top CFP-Holders Under 36 recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Schwab IMPACT Trailblazer Award

The Schwab IMPACT Trailblazer Award is designated by Charles Schwab & Co. Yeske Buie received this award in 2015. The Trailblazer Award honors a firm for its dedication to helping the profession as a whole reach new heights through focused initiatives or the passionate commitment to service excellence. The award was selected by a judging panel of profession experts. Yeske Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Schwab IMPACT Trailblazer Award recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Financial Times Top 300 Registered Investment Advisers

The Financial Times Top 300 Registered Investment Advisers list is designated by the Financial Times. Yeske Buie received this award in 2015. The Financial Times Top 300 list is based on data gathered from RIA firms, regulatory disclosures, and the Financial Time’s research. The listing reflects each practice’s performance in six primary areas, including assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, years in existence, credentials and accessibility. The research for this award was conducted on behalf of Financial Times by Ignites Research, a Financial Times sister publication. Yeske Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Financial Times Top 300 recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

InvestmentNews Women to Watch Award

The InvestmentNews Women to Watch award is designated by InvestmentNews. Elissa Buie received this award in 2015. InvestmentNews creates the list based upon the following criteria: recipients demonstrated success and leadership in the financial advisory industry, proven ability or power to effect change in the industry, an exhibited willingness to share expertise with others in the field, including serving as a mentor or role model to other female professionals in the industry and speaking at industry events, and has given back to her community through such activities as sitting on boards, volunteering and donating time to help investors. The award is independently granted following review of peer nominations. Elissa Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Women to Watch List recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Financial Times Top 100 Women Financial Advisers

The Financial Times Top 100 Women Financial Advisers list is designated by the Financial Times. Elissa Buie received this award in 2014. The Financial Times criteria consists of advisers having to manage at least $200 million in assets under management (AUM) and having 10 years of experience. Qualified advisers were then scored on six attributes: AUM, AUM growth rate, compliance record, experience, industry certifications and online accessibility. This award is granted to the top 100 applicants via review of individual accolades and achievements. Elissa Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Financial Times Top 100 Women Financial Advisers recipient is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

InvestmentNews Top 15 Transformational Advisors Award

The InvestmentNews Top 15 Transformational Advisors award is designated by InvestmentNews. Elissa Buie and Dr. David Yeske received this award in 2013. Writers for InvestmentNews select transformational advisors based on their contributions to the profession and the introduction to greater scientific rigor. This award is granted independently by InvestmentNews. Neither Elissa Buie nor Dr. David Yeske paid a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with an InvestmentNews Top 15 Transformational Advisor recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

The Heart of Financial Planning Award

The Heart of Financial Planning Award is designated by the Financial Planning Association. Dr. David Yeske received this award in 2012. The Financial Planning Association grants the award based upon those who embody the heart of financial planning and represent the Financial Planning Association’s core values of integrity, competence, dedication to relationship building and stewardship. The award is independently granted to recipients following nominations from peers. Dr. David Yeske did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Heart of Financial Planning award recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Forbes Top Emerging RIA Firms

The Forbes Top Emerging RIA Firms list is designated by Forbes Magazine. Yeske Buie received this award in 2010. Forbes Magazine ranked RIAs under $500 million in total assets under management based on growth in total assets under management over a specified period of time as reported by the RIA Database. Advisors qualified based on quantitative and qualitative factors. RIAs (registered investment advisors) qualified for the list if at least 50% of their clients include high net worth and/or non-high net worth individuals and conduct wealth management services including portfolio management services, asset allocation, manager selection and/or financial planning services. Firms that were dually registered with FINRA as a broker/dealer and firms where their primary business includes managing hedge funds or mutual funds were excluded. Firms affiliated with banks or broker/dealers were included. The award is independently granted to recipients following their analysis. Yeske Buie did not pay a fee to receive this award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Forbes Top Emerging RIA Firm recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Bloomberg Top Wealth Manager

The Bloomberg Top Wealth Manager ranking is designated by the Bloomberg Wealth Manager. Elissa Buie and Dr. David Yeske received this award in 2005. Bloomberg Wealth Manager awards the ranking to financial advisors based upon the following criteria: They are registered investment advisers with the SEC, have minimum assets under advisement of $50 million, more than 50 percent of the firm’s client base must consist of “individuals” or “high-net-worth individuals” as defined by the SEC, and the firms must also offer financial planning services. The ranking is based on the asset value of the average client relationship as of December 31, 2004 and the asset value of the average client relationship is calculated by dividing the total client assets under management (including assets under management reported on Form ADV plus additional client assets not reported on Form ADV for which the firm receives a management or advisement fee) by the total number of client relationships. The data used for this ranking were taken from a questionnaire sent to firms and from data that those firms provided to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form ADV. Firms were identified through Bloomberg Wealth Manager’s database and from other industry sources. Neither Elissa Buie not Dr. David Yeske paid a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Bloomberg Top Wealth Manager recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.

Worth Magazine Top Financial Advisor

The Worth Magazine Top Financial Advisor award is designated by Worth Magazine. Elissa Buie received this award in 1997. Worth Magazine grants the award based upon the following criteria: Nominations from readers, industry associations, clients, and other advisors, portfolio returns, compensation structure, success in identifying and achieving client goals, client retention rate, letters of recommendation from clients, types of clients and business philosophy, educational background and professional designations, professional longevity, success in discussing the current investment climate and achieving returns for clients, and most importantly, advisor client relationships. This award is independently granted following peer nominations. Elissa Buie did not pay a fee to receive the award. Award recipients do not pay for ad space or promotional products. Working with a Worth Magazine Top Financial Advisor award recipient advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.