Mark Senofonte: Investors Allege Misrepresentation, Unsuitable Investments

Mark SenofontePublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 7, 2018 indicate that New Jersey-based Cetera Investment Services broker/adviser Mark Senofonte has received a customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Senofonte (CRD# 2038108).

Mark Senofonte has spent 27 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Cetera Investment Services in Edison, New Jersey since 2007. Previous registrations include IFMG Securities in Toms River, New Jersey (2005-2007); The Investment Center in Bedminster, New Jersey (2004-2005); AXA Advisors in New York, New York (2004); IFMG Securities in Purchase, New York (2004); AllState Financial Services in Lincoln, Nebraska (2004); Quick & Reilly in New York, New York (2003-2004); IFMG Securities in Purchase, New York (1996-2003); United Planners’ Financial Services of America in Scottsdale, Arizona (1995-1996); Investnet Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1993-1994); North American Management in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (1993); PFS Investments in Duluth, Georgia (1992-1993); Pruco Securities in Newark, New Jersey (1990-1992); and the Prudential Insurance Company of America in Newark, New Jersey (1990-1992). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on October 17, 1997; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 27, 1990; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 26, 1997; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on April 10, 1990. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 16 US states and territories: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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

In June 2018 a customer alleged Mark Senofonte, while employed at Cetera Investment Services, misrepresented material facts, recommended unsuitable investments, and failed in his supervisory duties. The customer sought $12,500 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In May 2018 a customer alleged Mark Senofonte, while employed at Cetera Investment Services, misrepresented material facts regarding investments that suffered losses. The customer sought $25,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2011 a customer alleged he, while employed at Primevest Financial Services, misrepresented material facts and made an unauthorized purchase in connection to a variable annuity investment. The customer sought unspecified damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2010 a customer alleged Mark Senofonte, while employed at Primevest Financial Services, failed to provide full disclosure regarding a variable annuity at the time of sale. The complaint settled in 2011 for more than $26,400.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Mark Senofonte, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be entitled to recover lost funds. All cases are taken on a contingency basis: we only receive payment if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited by law, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.