Articles Tagged with UBS Financial Services

Debra BushmanPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 7, 2018 indicate that New York-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Debra Bushman has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mrs. Bushman (CRD# 870056).

Debra Bushman has spent 38 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in Garden City, New York since 2010. Previous registrations include Merrill Lynch in Garden City, New York (2006-2010); Janney Montgomery Scott in Garden City, New York (2003-2006); and Prudential Securities in New York, New York (1979-2003). She has passed nine securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which she obtained on August 2, 1994; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which she obtained on June 28, 1984; Series 5 (Interest Rate Options Examination), which she obtained on January 20, 1995; Series 15 (Foreign Currency Options Examination), which she obtained on August 14, 1991; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which she obtained on August 18, 1979; Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which she obtained on July 16, 1987; Series 53 (Municipal Securities Principal Examination), which she obtained on October 14, 1985; Series 4 (Registered Options Principal Examination), which she obtained on May 22, 1984; and Series 12 (NYSE Branch Manager Examination), which she obtained on December 26, 1981. She is a registered broker and investment adviser with 27 US states and territories.

According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received five customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 1, 2017 indicate that New Jersey-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Bruce Orenstein has received a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Orenstein (CRD# 732486).

Bruce Orenstein has spent 36 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in Weehawken, New Jersey since 1999. Previous registrations include Merrill Lynch in New York, New York (1982-1999); American Diversified Distributors Corporation (1981-1982); and American General Capital Planning (1981). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on June 29, 1995; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on October 4, 1982; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on August 21, 1982; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 12, 1981. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with eight US states and territories: California, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and South Carolina.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one regulatory sanction, one pending customer complaint, and two customer complaints that were closed with no action taken.

Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 1, 2017 indicate that New York-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Melinda Abood has been involved in resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Abood (CRD# 867463).

Melinda Abood has spent 36 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in New York, New York since 1986, She was previously registered with Shearson Lehman Hutton (1981-1986). She has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which she obtained on May 18, 1982; Series 15 (Foreign Currency Options Examination), which she obtained on July 6, 1990; Series 5 (Interest Rate Options Examination), which she obtained on October 17, 1981; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which she obtained on June 16, 1979. She is a registered broker and investment adviser with 27 US states and territories and nine self-regulatory organizations (SROs): BOX Options Exchange LLC, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, FINRA, NYSE American LLC, NYSE Arca, Nasdaq ISE, Nasdaq PHLX, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and the New York Stock Exchange.

According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received three customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on November 2, 2017 indicate that Florida-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Gonzalo Castano is involved in a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Castano (CRD# 4368051).

Gonzalo Castano has spent 15 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in Coral Gables, Florida since 2010. Previous registrations include UBS International in Coral Gables, Florida (2002-2010) and UBS Painewebber in Weehawken, New Jersey (2001-2002). He has passed two securities industry examination: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which he obtained on January 24, 2005, and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on December 2, 2001. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 14 US states and territories: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Utah, the Virgin Islands and Virginia. He is registered with nine self-regulatory organizations (SROs): BOX Options Exchange LLC, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, FINRA, NYSE American LLC, NYSE Arca, Nasdaq ISE LLC, Nasdaq PHLX LLc, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and the New York Stock Exchange.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one pending customer complaint and two denied customer complaints.

Nina Hakim
Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 26, 2017 indicate that New Jersey-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Nina Hakim has been named in resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Hakim (CRD# 1184522).

Nina Hakim has spent 33 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in Westfield, New Jersey and Boca Raton, Florida since 2010. Previous registrations include Merrill Lynch in Short Hills, New Jersey; Morgan Stanley DW in Purchase, New York; Painewebber in Weehawken, New Jersey; Kidder Peabody & Company in New York, New York; Smith Barney Harris Upham & Company in New York, New York; and Halpert & Company. She has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). She is a registered broker and investment adviser with 10 US states and territories: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received two customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

Todd Feldman

Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 4, 2017 indicate that New York-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Todd Feldman has received a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Feldman (CRD# 1941263).

Todd Feldman has spent 27 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in New York, New York since 1989. He has no previous registrations. He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination); Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination); and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 34 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one pending customer complaint and four denied customer complaints.

Robert GianchigliaPublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 4, 2017 indicate that Massachusetts-based UBS Financial Services and Ameritas Investment Corporation broker/adviser Robert Gianchiglia has been the subject of resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Gianchiglia (CRD# 2117250).

Robert Gianchiglia has spent 26 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services and Ameritas Investment Corporation in Worcester, Massachusetts since 2017 and 2005, respectively. Previous registrations include Investors Capital Corporation in Lynnfield, Massachusetts; New England Securities in New York, New York; and Reliastar Financial Marketing in Seattle, Washington. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with ten US states and territories: Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received two customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

William HobbyPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 4, 2017 indicate that Georgia-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser William Hobby has been the subject of numerous customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Hobby (CRD# 2240076).

William Hobby has spent 24 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in Atlanta, Georgia since 2012. Previous registrations include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Alpharetta, Georgia; Morgan Stanley & Company in Alpharetta, Georgia; Citigroup Global Markets in Alpharetta, Georgia; and Chatfield Dean & Company in Greenwood Village, California. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 19 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received 17 customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

Christine AbbottPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 3, 2017 indicate that New York-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Christine Abbott has been named in a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Abbott (CRD# 5241462).

Christine Abbott has spent ten years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in New York, New York since 2006. She has no previous registrations. She has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination) and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). She is a registered broker and investment adviser with 24 US states and territories.

According to her BrokerCheck report, Christine Abbott has received one pending customer complaint.

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