Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 1, 2017 indicate that California-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Michael Fitzgerald has been the subject of resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Fitzgerald (CRD# 209062).
Michael Fitzgerald has spent 47 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Morgan Stanley in San Francisco, California since 2009. Previous registrations include Morgan Stanley & Company in San Francisco, California; UBS Financial Services in San Francisco, California; Birr Wilson; BWS; and Bir Wilson & Company. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 14 US states and territories.
According to his BrokerCheck report, Michael Fitzgerald has received four customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.
In February 2017, a customer alleged Michael Fitzgerald, while employed at Morgan Stanley, recommended unsuitable energy investments. The customer is seeking unspecified damages in the pending complaint.
In 2016, a customer alleged Michael Fitzgerald, while employed at Morgan Stanley, did not sufficiently diversify the portfolio. The complaint settled for $50,000.
In 1996, a customer alleged he breached his fiduciary duty in connection to various stock purchases. The complaint settled for $80,000.
In 1995 a customer alleged he, while employed at Painewebber, made unsuitable recommendations, breached his fiduciary duty, and failed in his supervisory duties. The complaint settled for $227,500.
In 1987 a customer alleged he, while employed at Birr Wilson & Company, failed to disclose various risks. The complaint resulted in an award to the customer of $37,250.
If you have lost money investing with Michael Fitzgerald, you may be able to recover your losses. Call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on a contingency basis: Fitapelli Kurta only gets paid if and when you collect funds. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.