Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 9, 2018 indicate that Arizona-based Securities America broker John Kolody Kr. is involved in a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Kolody (CRD# 1780995).
John Kolody has spent 30 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Securities America in Flagstaff, Arizona since December 2016. Previous registrations include Foothill Securities in Flagstaff, Arizona (2003-2016); United Planners’ Financial Services of America, a Limited Partner in Scottsdale, Arizona (2001-2003); Benjamin Securities Investment Company in Missouri City, Texas (1996-2001); and HD Vest Investment Services in Irving, Texas (1988-1996). He has passed seven securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on January 14, 1988; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on December 2, 1991; Series 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination), which he obtained on January 15, 1988; Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on January 14, 1988; Series 4 (Registered Options Principal Examination), which he obtained on November 11, 1998; Series 27 (Financial and Operations Principal Examination), which he obtained on December 17, 1997; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on September 18, 1997. He is a registered broker with nine US states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Nevada, New Mexico, South Carolina and Texas.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one pending customer complaint.
In 2016 a customer alleged John Kolody, while employed at Foothill Securities, breached his fiduciary duty and recommended unsuitable mutual fund investments. The customer is seeking $1,200,000 in damages in the complaint, in which he is not named as a defendant.
If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding John Kolody Jr., call 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.