Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 20, 2018 indicate that Washington and California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Byron Piro is involved in a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Piro (CRD# 1110745).
Byron Piro has spent 34 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services in Bellevue, Washington and Indian Wells, California since 2007. Previous registrations include Citigroup Global Markets in Bellevue, Washington (1987-2007); Shearson Lehman Brothers (1986-1987); and Foster & Marshall (1983-1986). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on March 11, 1993; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on March 28, 1983; Series 3 (National Commodity Futures Examination), which he obtained on April 18, 1983; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on March 19, 1983. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 14 US states and territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington. He is registered with five self-regulatory organizations (SROs): FINRA, NYSE American LLC, Nasdaq PHLX LLC, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and the New York Stock Exchange.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one pending customer complaint and one denied customer complaint.
In January 2018 a customer alleged Byron Piro, while employed at Wells Fargo Advisors, recommended unsuitably risky exchange-traded fund products. The customer is seeking $73,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2003 a customer alleged Byron Piro, while employed at Citigroup Global Markets, recommended unsuitable investments in a managed account. The customer sought unspecified damages in the complaint, which was denied.
If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding Byron Piro, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup lost funds. Fitapelli Kurta accepts every case on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.