arbitration notice

Ahmet Kildis (also known as Matt Kildis), of Bayonet Point, Florida, was named in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the FINRA Arbitration Panel ordered the modification of beneficiaries on a SunTrust investment account and ordered Kildis and SunTrust to pay $18,207.45 in costs based upon causes of action including breach of contract, negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty pertaining to Kildis’s failure to change a beneficiary designation on a customer’s SunTrust account. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration No. 20-02359 (October 23, 2021).

Kildis has been identified in two additional customer initiated investment related disputes containing allegations of his misconduct while employed by Fifth Third Securities. FINRA Public Disclosure shows that a customer filed an investment related complaint concerning Kildis’s activities in which the customer requested $6,500.00 in damages founded on accusations that a structured product was misrepresented by Kildis when he was employed by Fifth Third Securities.

Kildis is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint where the customer sought $13,158.00 in damages based upon allegations of unsuitable recommendations by Kildis at Fifth Third Securities relating to structured CDs.

Kildis was associated with SunTrust Investment Services as a stockbroker between September 28, 2011, and April 12, 2018. He was discharged from the securities broker dealer founded on accusations of his modification of a form signed by a customer. Kildis was also registered with SunTrust Advisory Services as an investment adviser representative between August 16, 2016, and April 12, 2018. Since July 17, 2018, Kildis has been registered with Fifth Third Securities as both a stockbroker and investment adviser representative.