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Ameriprise Financial Advisor, Keith Kordich, Has Six Customer Complaints

Keith M. Kordich is a Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Fianncial Services, Inc. in Boca Raton, FL.  Keith Kordich has been in the securities industry since 1998 and previously worked at Ladenburg, Thalmann & Co. and Gruntal & Co., LLC in New York, and Ryan Beck and Co., Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, and Morgan Stanley in Boca Raton. 

According to publicly available records released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Keith Kordich has 6 customer complaints disclosed on his CRD.  The allegations are as follows: 

  • Fecruary 2019 – “Claimants allege, inter alia, unsuitability with respect to investments”  Alleged damages are $300,000.
  • April 2013 – “CLAIMANTS ALLEGE, INTER ALIA, THAT FROM MAY 2011 TO SEPTEMBER 2012 THE FA TRADED EXCESSIVELY IN THE CLIENT’S ACCOUNTS.”  The matter settled for $43,000.
  • July 2001 – “MISREPRESENTATION OF MATERIAL OMISION OF MATERIAL FACT; PRIVATE SECURITIES OFFERING; SUITABILITY; SELLING AWAY, SUPERVISION IN NUMEROUS ACCOUNTS THAT PURPORTEDLY BOUGHT INVESTMENTS THORUGH MR. KORDICH THROUGH ANOTHER INVESTMENT FIRM.”  Alleged damages were $500,000, which was denied.
  • January 2001 – “CUSTOMER ALLEGES MISREPRESENTATION, BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY AND BREACH OF CONTRACT.”  Settled for $9,500.
  • October 2000 – “CUSTOMER ALLEGED ON 10/23/00 THAT AGENT FAILED TO SELL RESTRICTED STOCK.”  The customer alleged damages of $16,990, which the firm denied.
  • October 2000 – “CUSTOMER ALLEGES UNAUTHORIZED TRADING IN HIS ACCOUNT.”  Alleged damages of $72,625, which the firm denied.

For a copy of the Keith Kordich CRD, click https://brokercheck.finra.org/individual/summary/2743797#disclosuresSection

Financial advisors have a legal and regulatory obligation to recommend only suitable investments that are appropriate for their clients’ needs and objectives. Their employing brokerage firm has a legal and regulatory obligation to supervise the Financial Advisors’ sales practices and dealings with clients.  To the extent any of these duties are breached, the customer may be entitled to a recovery of his or her investment losses.  

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