Customer Alleged Howard Genden Charged Excessive Commissions

Howard GendenPublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 9, 2018 indicate that New York-based American Portfolios Financial Services broker/adviser Howard Genden has received a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Fetterman (CRD# 2450676).

Howard Genden has spent 23 years in the securities industry and has been registered with American Portfolios Financial Services in Lynbrook, New York since 2001. Previous registrations include Goldis Financial Group in Garden City, New York (1998-2001); Guardian Investor Services Corporation in New York, New York (1995-1998); MetLife Securities in Springfield, Massachusetts (1994-1995); and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in New York, New York (1994-1995). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which he obtained on November 19, 2002; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on October 27, 1994; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on November 28, 2000; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on October 25, 1994. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with twelve US states and territories: California, Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint.

In January 2018 a customer alleged Howard Genden, while employed at American Portfolios Financial Services, made equities liquidations which carried capital gains, charged excessive commissions, and purchased an unsuitable variable annuity product. The complaint settled with the cancellation of all transactions, restoring the customer’s original positions.

If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Howard Genden, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup your losses. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on a contingency basis: we only get paid if and when you collect money. 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.

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