Matthew Gates, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages supported by accusations of unsuitable purechases of real estate security products by Gates while he was employed by Joseph…

Laurence Jordan Russo (also known as Larry Russo and as Jordan Russo), of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $37,500.00 in damages supported by accusations that Russo breached a fiduciary duty while he was…

Joseph Anthony Alagna Jr. the Chief Executive Officer of Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $340,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that Alagna failed to supervise a Joseph Gunnar stockbroker who sold customers bad private placements. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority…

Matthew Gates of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on August 28, 2019 where the customer sought $100,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer had been misled by Gates concerning a fund purchased through a private…

James Bradley Schwartz (also known as Jim Schwartz) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly associated with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $48,732.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) a fiduciary duty owed to the Aegis Capital Corp…

Anthony Sica of New York New York a stockbroker registered with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $750,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that private placements were sold by Sica without reasonable supervision from Joseph Gunnar and that those investments failed…

Steve Baptist of New York New York a stockbroker registered with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that (1) Baptist executed unauthorized trades in customers’ accounts and (2) Baptist exercised discretion in customer…

Steve Baptist of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC has been discharged by the firm on May 29, 2018 supported by accusations that Baptist placed unauthorized trades in a customer’s account. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure additionally confirms that on February 19, 2014, a customer filed…

Joseph Gunnar & Co. LLC, a FINRA brokerage firm headquartered in New York, New York, has been censured and fined $60,000.00 by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) founded on allegations that the firm failed to develop supervisory procedures to identify and stop unsuitable trades from being executed in customers’ investment accounts. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver…

Anthony Sica, of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Joseph Gunnar & Co. LLC, has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity by consenting to findings that he made unsuitable investment recommendations to the customer and placed unauthorized…

Peter N. Girgis, of Staten Island, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on May 5, 2016, in which the customer requested $687,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Girgis misappropriated funds from the customer, effected unauthorized and unsuitable…