Ronald L. Bucher (also known as Ron Bucher), of Fort Myers, Florida, a stockbroker associated with Pinnacle Investments LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint in which the customer requested $77,772.32 in damages. The customer claimed that Bucher engaged in unauthorized and unsuitable trading in stocks and equities. This complaint was filed on August 9, 2023.
Public Disclosure shows that Bucher has been referenced in five other customer initiated investment related disputes while he was associated with securities broker-dealers. Bucher was named in a customer initiated investment related NASD securities arbitration claim in which the customer was awarded $10,000.00 in compensatory damages based on Bucher and Stanford Group Company being found liable on the customer’s claims of sales practice violations. The customer alleged breach of fiduciary duty, unauthorized trading, omissions, misrepresentations, breach of contract, fraud, and negligence. NASD Arbitration No. 02-05978.
Moreover, a complaint was filed against Ronald L. Bucher on March 23, 2022. The customer questioned the unrealized losses in their account and stated they had directed Bucher to invest in ultra-safe securities when Bucher was associated with Pinnacle Investments. The customer sought $18,173.67 in damages. As of April 27, 2023, this complaint was withdrawn.
Ronald L. Bucher is listed in a customer initiated investment related complaint filed on June 7, 2023, in which the customer requested compensatory damages based on allegations of poor account performance. The customer stated they were unaware of the trades being executed in their account when Bucher was associated with Pinnacle Investments LLC.
Additionally, on August 1, 2023, another customer filed an investment related complaint involving Bucher’s conduct, in which the customer requested compensatory damages. Allegedly, Bucher did not manage the customer’s account in a manner consistent with their stated objectives. The stockbroker allegedly engaged in unauthorized and unsuitable trading in equities and stocks during his association with Pinnacle Investments LLC.
Bucher was associated with Pinnacle Investments LLC in Fort Myers, Florida from November 4, 2019, to July 13, 2023. Before joining Pinnacle Investments, Bucher was associated with Oppenheimer Co. Inc. from July 26, 2018, to October 22, 2019, and Raymond James Associates Inc. from February 9, 2007, to July 26, 2018.