Articles Tagged with Centaurus Financial

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Jason ColesPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on October 6, 2017 indicate that California-based Centaurus Financial broker/adviser Jason Coles has received a FINRA sanction and several customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Coles (CRD# 2632270).

Jason Coles has spent 21 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial in Irvine, California since August 2017. Previous registrations include Financial West Group in Irvine, California; Torrey Pines Securities in San Diego, California; Securities America in Irvine, California; Wells Fargo Investments in Costa Mesa, California; and Fidelity Brokerage Services in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with nine US states and territories: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one FINRA sanction and three customer complaints.

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 Ronald KnowlesPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 12, 2017 indicate that Louisiana-based Centaurus Financial broker Ronald Knowles has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Knowles (CRD# 272634).

Ronald Knowles has spent 42 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial in Lake Charles, Louisiana since 2015. Previous registrations include the ON Equity Sales Company in Lake Charles, Louisiana; USAllianz Securities in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Park Avenue Securities in New York, New York; Guardian Investor Services in New York, New York; Lincoln Financial Advisors Corporation in Fort Wayne, Indiana; the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company in Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Lincoln National Pension Insurance Company. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with Louisiana and Texas.

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

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Harold Martek

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 25, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Centaurus Financial broker/adviser Harold Martek has received a customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Martek (CRD# 3051626).

Harold Martek has spent eighteen years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial in Palm City, Florida since 2009. Previous registrations include Securities America in Stuart, Florida; Brecek & Young Advisors in Jensen Beach, Florida; Legacy Financial Services in Jensen Beach, Florida; Brecek & Young Advisors in Folsom, California; and Legacy Financial Services in Petaluma, California. He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination); Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination); Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination); and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with five US states and territories: Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi and New Jersey.

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

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Bryon MartinsenPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 30, 2016 indicate that New York-based Centaurus Financial broker/adviser Bryon Martinsen has been the subject of customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Martinsen (CRD# 1621649).

Bryon Martinsen has spent 29 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial in Northport, New York since 1999. Previous registrations include AXA Advisors in New York, New York (1987-1999) and the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States in New York, New York (1987-1999). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with seventeen US states and territories: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Bryon Martinsen has received three customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

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Ralph Williams Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 28, 2016 indicate that California-based Centaurus Financial broker Ralph Williams has received a customer complaint. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Williams (CRD# 805613).

Ralph Williams has spent 41 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial in Palmdale, California since 2007. Previous registrations include the Investment Center in Lancaster, California; California Financial Network in Bakersfield, California; Linsco/Private Ledger in Boston, Massachusetts; Petra Financial Group; Associated Planners Securities Corporation; Private Ledger Financial Services; and PML Securities Company. He is a registered broker with California.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Ralph Williams has received one customer complaint and was discharged from one previous employer.

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Christian StoltzPublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 29, 2016 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Centaurus Financial broker/adviser Christian Stoltz has received resolved or pending customer disputes. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Stoltz (CRD# 2437081).

Christian Stoltz has spent 22 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial Incorporated in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania since 2007. Previous registrations include Questar Capital Corporation in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania; US Allianz Securities in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania; Jefferson Pilot Securities Corporation in Concord, New Hampshire; Jefferson-Pilot Investor Services in Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Pruco Securities Corporation in Newark, New Jersey . He is a registered broker and investment adviser in twelve US states: Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Christian Stoltz has received one customer complaint and one pending customer complaint.

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Cheryl KitashimaPublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 9, 2016 indicate that Washington-based Centaurus Financial broker/adviser Cheryl Kitashima has been the subject of several customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Kitashima (CRD# 729389).

Cheryl Kitashima has spent 35 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial in Bellevue, Washington since 2005. Previous registrations include KMS Financial Services in Seattle, Washington; Pacific Harbor Securities in Highland, Utah; Royal Alliance Associates in New York, New York; Integrated Resources Equity Corporation; FSC Securities; and Waddell & Reed. She is a registered broker and investment adviser with nine US states and territories: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Continue reading →

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Timothy TremblayPublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 6, 2016 indicate that California-based Centaurus broker/adviser Timothy Tremblay has received more than a dozen customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is investigating allegations of misconduct against Mr. Tremblay (CRD# 1201542).

Timothy Tremblay has spent 32 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial in Santa Barbara and Westlake Village, California since 2003. Previous registrations include Washington Square Securities in Des Moines, Iowa (1997-2003); Cruttenden Roth in Newport Beach, California (1995-1997); Smith Barney in New York, New York (1993-1995); Prudential Securities in New York, New York (1983-1993); and Painewebber Incorporated (1986). He is a registered broker and investment adviser in 12 US states and territories: Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Kansas, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington. Continue reading →

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iStock_sad pplThe securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Pennsylvania-based Centaurus Financial broker/adviser Christian Stoltz (CRD# 2437081).

Christian Stoltz has spent twenty-one years in the securities industry and has been registered with Centaurus Financial Incorporated in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania since 2007. Previous registrations include Questar Capital Corporation in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania (2006-2007); US Allianz Securities in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania (2004-2006); Jefferson Pilot Securities Corporation in Concord, New Hampshire (1997-2004); Jefferson-Pilot Investor Services in Fort Wayne, Indiana (1997); and Pruco Securities Corporation in Newark, New Jersey (1994-1997). He is a registered broker and investment adviser in twelve US states: Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. Continue reading →