Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 29, 2018 indicate that Massachusetts-based Merrill Lynch broker/adviser Robert Kostigen has received a customer dispute and a regulatory sanction. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Kostigen (CRD# 1203410).
Robert Kostigen has spent 28 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Merrill Lynch in Burlington, Massachusetts since 2009. Previous registrations include Banc of America Investment Services in Concord, Massachusetts (2004-2009); Quick & Reilly in New York, New York (2000-2004); BankBoston Investor Services in Boston, Massachusetts (1996-2000); Baybanks Brokerage Services (1993-1996); Congress Securities Company (1992-1993; 1989-1990); Liberty Securities Corporation (1987); Fidelity Brokerage Services (1986-1987); Dean Witter Reynolds (1984-1986); and Buttonwood Securities Corporation of Massachusetts (1984). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on December 22, 1998; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 3, 1992; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 4, 1992; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on February 27, 1999. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 21 US states and territories: California, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint, one regulatory sanction, and two denied customer complaints.