Customer Alleged Anthony Leopizzi Mismanaged His Account by too Aggressively in Certain Stocks

Anthony LeopizziPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on March 21, 2018 indicate that New York-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Anthony Leopizzi has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Leopizzi (CRD# 1697946).

Anthony Leopizzi has spent 30 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Ameriprise Financial Services in White Plains, New York and Naples, Florida since 1990. Previous registrations include IDS Life Insurance Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1990-2006); Robert Todd Financial Group in New York, New York (1989); and Investors Center in Hauppage, New York (1987-1989). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on August 7, 1987; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on July 18, 1987; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on June 2, 1998. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 19 US states and territories: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Virginia.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint, one pending customer complaint, and five denied customer complaints.

In February 2018 a customer alleged Anthony Leopizzi, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, mismanaged the account by investing too aggressively in stocks including the Eurozone ETF, Wynn, SunEdison, Chesapeake, and SWN. The customer is seeking $60,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2010 a customer alleged Anthony Leopizzi, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, made an unsuitable recommendation. The customer sought $5,600 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2008 a customer alleged he, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, did not start an automatic bank deduction for her variable universal life insurance policy. The customer sought $25,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2007 a customer alleged he, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, recommended unsuitable investments. The customer sought $300,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2004 a customer alleged he, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, misrepresented material facts related to a variable universal life insurance policy. The customer sought more than $5,400 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2004 a customer alleged Anthony Leopizzi, while employed at American Express Financial Advisors, did not adequately oversee her investments or provided investment advice when requested. The complaint settled for $5,474.

If you have lost money investing with Anthony Leopizzi, you may be able to recover your losses. Call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on a contingency basis: Fitapelli Kurta only gets paid if and when you collect funds. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.