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Jim Kekeris: $750K Complaint Against Kekeris Financial Advisor
Manchester, Missouri financial advisor Jim Kekeris (CRD# 1453262) recently received an investor complaint alleging damages of more than $700,000. Records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority indicate that he is a broker and an investment advisor with Moloney Securities, doing business as Kekeris Financial Group.
Mr. Kekeris’ BrokerCheck report discloses one investor complaint. Filed in April 2023, it alleges that as a representative of Moloney Securities, he acted negligently and recommended unsuitable corporate bond investments between 2015 and 2023. The pending complaint alleges damages of $750,000. In a statement included with the complaint’s disclosure, Mr. Kekeris defended himself, writing: “I refute the allegations of the claims.”
According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Jim Kekeris holds 35 years of securities industry experience. Based in Manchester, Missouri, he has been a broker and an investment advisor with Moloney Securities since 1998 and 2016, respectively, doing business as Kekeris Financial Group. His registration history includes Ameritas Investment Corporation (Lincoln, Nebraska; 1995-1998), Oppenheimer & Company (New York, New York; 1992-1994), Prudential Securities (New York, New York; 1992), Kemper Securities Group (St. Louis, Missouri), Blunt Ellis & Loewi (1989-1990), and Drexel Burnham & Lambert (1986-1989). His credentials include the passage of eight securities industry qualifying exams: the General Securities Principal Examination, or Series 24; the Interest Rate Options Examination, or Series 5; the National Commodity Futures Examination, or Series 3; the Foreign Currency Options Examination, or Series 15; the General Securities Representative Examination, or Series 7; the Securities Industry Essentials Examination, or SIE; the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, or Series 63; and the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination, or Series 65. He currently holds 38 state licenses. (Information current as of May 27, 2023.)
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