Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 9, 2018 indicate that former Alabama-based BBVA Securities broker/adviser Patti Barnes is involved in a pending customer dispute and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Barnes (CRD# 2148295).
Patti Barnes has spent 25 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with BBVA Securities in Montgomery, Alabama (2013-2017). She was previously registered with BBVA Compass Investment Solutions in Montgomery, Alabama (1991-2013). She has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 18, 1991; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 22, 1994; Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on May 29, 1991; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on February 1999. She is currently not registered with any state, firm or self-regulatory organization.
According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received one pending customer complaint and one customer complaint that was closed.
In December a customer alleged Patti Barnes, while employed at BBVA Compass Investment Solutions, recommended an unsuitable variable annuity product in April 2013. The customer is seeking $825,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2009 a customer alleged Patti Barnes, while employed at Compass Brokerage, recommended an investment in Lehman Brothers medium term notes though Lehman Brothers was already in financial trouble. The customer sought $20,000 in damages in the complaint, which was closed with no action taken.
If you have complaints regarding Patti Barnes, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recover your losses. All cases are taken on a contingency basis: we only get paid if and when you collect money. The law sets a limited window to file complaints, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.