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Nanticoke Advisor Brent Makarczyk: Watermark Lodging REIT Complaint

Ameriprise Financial Services broker and investment advisor Brent Makarczyk (CRD# 4278893) has received investor complaints alleging he recommended unsuitable investments. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show that he is based in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Makarczyk’s BrokerCheck report discloses two pending investor complaints. The most recent, filed in April 2022, alleges that as a representative of Ameriprise Financial Services, he sold the customers two unsuitable variable life insurance policies and a variable annuity in or around 2010. The pending complaint alleges damages of $414,500.

A second pending investor complaint, filed in February 2022, alleges that as a representative of Ameriprise Financial Services, he sold unsuitable insurance policies, variable annuities, and an “illiquid” real estate investment trust, the Watermark Lodging Trust. The pending complaint alleges damages of $416,284.

According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Brent Makarczyk holds 20 years of securities industry experience. Based in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, he has been a broker and investment advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services since 2002 and 2003, respectively. His past registrations include IDS Life Insurance Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota; 2002-2006) and Pruco Securities (Newark, New Jersey; 2001). His credentials include the passage of five securities industry qualifying exams: the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination, or Series 6; the General Securities Representative Examination, or Series 7; the Securities Industry Essentials Examination, or SIE; the Uniform Combined State Law Examination, or Series 66; and the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, or Series 63. He is licensed in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin. (Information current as of June 13, 2022.)

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