Christopher David Sinkula (CRD #2001512) is a currently registered broker and investment advisor who is currently employed with Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (CRD #463) of Stuart, FL. His previous employers include Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (CRD #7059), also of Stuart, A. G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. (CRD #4) of St. Louis, MO and Blinder, Robinson & Co., Inc. (CRD #5096.) He has been in the industry since 1989.
Sinkula is the subject of eleven disclosures, all customer disputes dating back to 1997. Three of these disputes were filed in 2018, and all three include “unsuitable investments” in their accounts. The disputes were filed on 8/1/2018, 4/23/2018 and 4/18/2018. The damages requested for these three claims totals $3,700,000, and all three are currently pending.
Two nearly identical customer disputes were filed on 10/13/2017 and 7/14/2017, alleging that Sinkula “made unsuitable investments in his account by creating a high concentration in energy stocks.” Both requested damages of $100,000, but were settled for $$24,750 and $22,900, respectively, and settled “in the interest of client relations and to avoid potentially lengthy and costly litigation.” Previous customer disputes are listed as “denied.”