Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 26, 2017 indicate that Texas-based Calton & Associates broker/adviser Steven Blanke has received customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Blanke (CRD# 1486109).
Steven Blanke has spent 31 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Calton & Associates in Garland, Texas since May 2017. Previous registrations include Capital Financial Services in Garland, Texas; Legacy Financial Services in Richardson, Texas; Investors Capital in Lynnfield, Massachusetts; WMA Securities in Duluth, Georgia; and PFS Investments in Duluth, Georgia. Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination); Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination); Series 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination); Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination); and Series 26 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Principal Examination). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with six US states and territories: the District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received two customer complaints.
In April 2016 a customer alleged Steven Blanke, while employed at Capital Financial Services, failed in his supervisory duties and made unsuitable investment recommendations involving equipment leasing products and oil and gas securities. The complaint settled for $25,000
In May 2015 a customer alleged Steven Blanke, while employed at Capital Financial Services, breached his fiduciary duty, failed in his supervisory duties, acted negligently, and committed fraud. The complaint settled for $53,000.
If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding Steven Blanke, call the attorneys at Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be able to recover lost funds. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. You may have a limited window to file your complaint, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.