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Triad’s Mark Just Allegedly Recommended Unsuitable Products
Mark Just (CRD# 1138738), a broker and investment adviser located in Indianapolis, has received investor complaints alleging hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses. Records maintained by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) show that Just is currently a registered representative of Triad Advisors and The Just Company.
Mark Just’s BrokerCheck report lists five pending customer complaints against him. It also lists a FINRA sanction issued in May 2021, finding that he failed to timely disclose tax liens. He was issued a fine of $5,000 and a three-month suspension, set to begin on June 21, 2021 and end on September 20, 2021.
A complaint filed in March 2021 alleges that as a representative of Triad Advisors, Mark Just recommended unsuitable alternative investments. The pending complaint alleges damages of $100,000.
A pending complaint filed in February 2021 alleges that as a representative of Triad Advisors, Mark Just recommended unsuitable direct investments. The pending complaint alleges damages of $250,000.
A complaint filed in August 2021 alleges that while at Triad Advisors, Mark Just made unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments. The pending complaint alleges damages of $150,000.
A complaint filed in January 2020 alleges that while at Triad, he made unsuitable recommendations of variable annuity and real estate products in 2014 and/or 2015. The pending complaint alleges unspecified damages in excess of $100,000.
A complaint filed in 2018 alleges that while at Triad Advisors, he recommended unsuitable investments that under-performed from 2011 to 2017, including variable annuity products, corporate bonds, common and preferred stock, and mutual funds. The pending complaint alleges damages of $997,269.
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) show that Mark Just holds 37 years of securities industry experience. He has been registered as a broker with Triad Advisors in Indianapolis, Indiana since 2004 and as an investment adviser with The Just Company in Indianapolis since 1991. His previous registrations include Royal Alliance Associates in Jersey City, New Jersey; Delta Equity Services Corporation in Bolton, Massachusetts; Foundation Investors Securities Corporation; Linsco/Private Ledger Corporation in Fort Mill, South Carolina; and Manequity. He has passed six securities industry qualifying examinations: Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, or Series 63; the Securities Industry Essentials Examination, or SIE; and the General Securities Representative Examination, or Series 7; the Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination, or Series 22; the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination, or Series 6; and the General Securities Principal Examination, or Series 24. He holds 29 state securities licenses. (Information current as of June 10, 2021.)