Category Archives: TCM Securities (formerly Taylor Capital Management)

Dennis Farrah & Mark Raezer-Former TCM Securities Brokers-Sanctioned Over Madyson Capital REIT-Aurora, CO

July 2018-Aurora, Colorado

The FINRA records of  Dennis M. Farrah ,  a  stockbroker who is not currently registered and who last was employed by  Taylor Capital Management (now known as TCM Securities)  disclose a prior regulatory events, 3 prior customer disputes , 4 pending customer disputes and a termination from employment.

The FINRA records of  Mark Raezer ,  another  stockbroker from the Aurora office of  Taylor Capital Management (now known as TCM Securities)  disclose a recent regulatory event , a pending customer dispute and a termination from employment.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the agency that licenses and regulates stockbrokers and brokerage firms. FINRA requires brokers and brokerage firms to report customer complaints and disputes as well as regulatory sanctions. In addition brokers are required to disclose certain financial matters such as personal bankruptcies, judgments and liens.

Dennis Farrah

In June 2018 FINRA permanently barred Farrah from the securities industry for refusing to produce documentation and information requested in connection with a FINRA investigation of allegations that Farrah sold securities away from Taylor Capital Management without the knowledge of the firm.

In 1/2018, Colorado securities regulators permanently barred Farrah from the securities industry to resolve allegations that he sold Madyson Capital Management, a real estate development company, without the knowledge of written approval of TCM Securities, his employer at the time.

There are currently 4 pending FINRA arbitrations by customers of TCM seeking total damages of about $800,000 alleging misrepresentation by Farrah related to the sale of Madyson REIT shares.

Prior to his employment with TCM Securities, Farrah was registered with Sicor Securities, a broker dealer that was expelled by FINRA in 1/2014.

Farrah was employed by TCM Securities from 10/2013 until 12/2017 when he resigned just prior to the imposition of sanctions by the Colorado Division of Securities. Farrah operated Senior Planning Services in Aurora, CO.

Mark Raezer

In 1/2018, Colorado securities regulators suspended Raezer from the securities industry for 60 days to resolve allegations that he sold Madyson Capital REIT , without the knowledge of written approval of TCM Securities, his employer at the time.

In pending FINRA Case 18-0617, a customer of TCM Securities seeks damages of $426,052 and alleges that in 2017 Raezer sold Madyson Capital Management LLC partnership units and misrepresented that the units were low risk, guaranteed safe and profitable.

Raezer was employed by TCM Securities from 2/2015-1/2018 when he was ‘permitted to resign’ after TCM Securities was advised by the Colorado Division of Securities that the regulator was prepared to file charges against Raezer for selling the Madyson Capital REIT units to firm clients. Raezer discloses an affiliation with Senior Planning Services.

Investors who have suffered losses in an account handled by Dennis Farrah or Mark Raezer may be able to recover damages through FINRA arbitration.Call for a no charge consultation with an experienced securities attorney.

Rex Securities Law , with offices in Boca Raton, FL,  and  Austin, TX,   provides representation to  investors  nationwide who are seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney.

Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.

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TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870

Kirk Gill Investigation-Former Morgan Stanley Broker-Settles Numerous Customer Suits-Tucson, AZ

August 2018-Tucson, AZ

We are currently investigating Kirk Gill on behalf of an Arizona resident who alleges that Gill over concentrated retirement accounts with energy stocks which resulted in significant losses.

The FINRA records of  Kirk J. Gill ,  a  stockbroker who is currently  employed by  Taylor Capital Management  disclose 3 pending customer disputes , 12 prior final customer disputes and a termination from employment.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the agency that licenses and regulates stockbrokers and brokerage firms. FINRA requires brokers and brokerage firms to report customer complaints and disputes as well as regulatory sanctions. In addition brokers are required to disclose certain financial matters such as personal bankruptcies, judgments and liens.

The currently pending disputes include:

  • FINRA Case 18-0762- a customer of Gill’s former employer Morgan Stanley Smith Barney seeks damages of over $900,000 and alleges that from 2009-2016 Gill made numerous unsuitable recommendations in limited partnerships and other direct investments.
  • FINRA Case 16-2230- another customer of  Morgan Stanley Smith Barney alleges damages of $500,000 for unsuitable recommendations from 2011-2015.

The settled cases include:

  • FINRA Case 17-2003-a Morgan Stanley customer was paid $275,000 to resolve claims for unsuitable investments made by Gill.
  • FINRA Case 17-0335 – a customer of Gill’s  former employer Morgan Stanley Smith Barney alleged damages of $500,000 for unsuitable investments from 2010-2016. The case was settled for $150,000.

Kirk Gill  was  employed by Morgan Stanley from 6/2009-4/2016. Gill then worked for First Financial Equity Corp. from 3/2016-6/2018 when he was permitted to resign due to firm concerns regarding Gill’s sales practices and Gill’s failure to agree to the terms of the firm’s enhanced supervision plan.

Kirk Gill is registered as an investment adviser representative wtih Triumph Wealth Advisors in Tucson, AZ according to SEC records. .

If you have losses in an account in an account handled by Kirk Gill  , you may be able to recover damages through FINRA arbitration. Call for a no charge consultation.

Rex Securities Law , with offices in Boca Raton, FL,  and  Austin, TX,   provides representation to  investors  nationwide who are seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney.

Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.

Nationwide Representation

Rex Securities Law

TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870