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Northstar Complaint Against Infinex’s Robert Leslie
Recent investor complaints against Brooklyn financial advisor Robert Leslie (CRD# 2755940) allege he recommended unsuitable REIT and annuity products. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show that he is a broker and an investment advisor with Infinex Investments.
Mr. Leslie’s BrokerCheck report discloses multiple investor complaints. The most recent, filed in June 2022, alleges that as an Infinex representative, he recommended an unsuitable investment in a Northstar Off-Shore annuity. The pending complaint alleges damages between $100,000 and $500,000.
A second investor complaint, filed in July 2021, alleged that the risks of a private real estate investment trust (REIT) were not explained, and that the claimants were “assured… the money was safe.” In December 2021 the complaint reached a settlement of $14,999.
A third investor complaint, filed in May 2021, alleged that as a representative of Essex National Securities, he “did not explain the risks associated with a non-traded REIT.” In May 2022 the complaint reached a settlement of $75,000.
A fourth investor complaint, filed in 2019, alleged that as an Essex National Securities representative, he recommended unsuitable non-traded REITs. In 2020 the complaint reached a settlement of $80,000.
According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Robert Leslie holds 24 years of securities industry experience. Based in Brooklyn, New York, he has been a broker and an investment advisor with Infinex Investments since 2016 and 2020, respectively. His past registrations include Essex National Securities, LPL Financial Corporation, IFMG Securities, NFB Investment Services, Greenpoint Securities, Citicorp Investment Services, Prime Charter, DH Blair & Comapny, and Americorp Securities. His credentials include the passage of four securities industry qualifying exams: 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 is licensed in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Puerto Rico. (Information current as of August 27, 2022.)
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