Were you the victim of Raymond James & Associates, Inc. broker Edward Fernberger Jr. (CRD# 206743)? Fernberger has been registered with Raymond James & Associates, Inc. in Doylestown, Pennsylvania since 2016.
Fernberger has been the subject of one customer complaint, according to his CRD report:
April 2021. “Deceased clients successor trustee and executor alleges FA made unsuitable recommendation to pledge investment account as collateral for a bank loan and overconcentrated client’s accounts in energy securities, including MLPs. Successor trustee and executor also alleges that client’s risk tolerance was improperly increased to moderately aggressive. Allegation Activity Dates: 3/8/16 – 3/31/21.” The customer is seeking $200,000 in damages and the case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding sector concentration and a margin/stock loan.
Pursuant to FINRA Rules, member firms are responsible for supervising a broker’s activities during the time the broker is registered with the firm. Therefore, Raymond James & Associates, Inc. may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Fernberger’s customers.
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