Edward Sokolowski: $200K Complaint Against Pioneer Valley Advisor
Ludlow, Massachusetts financial advisor Edward Sokolowski (CRD# 2221001) has received an investor complaint alleging his advice resulted in six-figure damages. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show that he is a broker and investment advisor with Pioneer Valley Financial Group, offering securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network.
Mr. Sokolowski’s BrokerCheck report discloses one investor complaint. Filed in January 2022, it alleges that as a representative of Commonwealth Financial Network, he recommended unsuitable alternative investments and a variable life insurance policy. The claim additionally alleges that the claimants’ portfolio “was not sufficiently diversified.” The pending complaint alleges damages of $200,000.
According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Edward Sokolowski holds 30 years of securities industry experience. Based in Ludlow, Massachusetts, he has been a broker and investment advisor with Pioneer Valley Financial Group since 2002, offering securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network. He is also registered with the firm’s locations in Wilbraham and West Springfield, Massachusetts. His past registrations include Primevest Financial Services (St. Cloud, Minnesota; 2002), Commonwealth Financial Network (Waltham, Massachusetts; 1999-2001), the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States (New York, New York; 1992-1999) and EQ Financial Consultants (New York, New York; 1992-1999). His credentials include the passage of seven securities industry qualifying examinations: the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination, or Series 65; the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Principal Examination, or Series 26; the General Securities Principal Examination, or Series 24; the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, or Series 63; the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination; the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination, or Series 6; the Securities Industry Essentials Examination, or SIE; and the General Securities Representative Examination, or Series 7. He holds 32 state licenses. (Information current as of July 22, 2022.)
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