According to the BrokerCheck records kept by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker John Galinsky (Galinsky) has been the subject of at least 4 customer complaints, 2 regulatory actions, 2 employment separations for cause, and two criminal matters. In the most recent action, eleven claimants brought claims against Matrix Capital Group, Inc., John W. Eugster, Fintegra LLC, and Galinsky, alleging numerous securities law violations including breach of fiduciary duty, unsuitable investments, and misrepresentations relating to the sale of MiaSole Investments II LLC.
At an arbitration hearing, the arbitrators found that Galinsky and Fintegra were liable and asked them to buy back the investor’s securities in MiaSole totaling over $1.19 million in compensatory damages, and awarding $308,000 in attorneys’ fees and over $35,000 in costs. Since the award, Fintegra filed for bankruptcy.
Subsequently, Galinsky failed to pay the arbitration award. On August 7, 2015, FINRA suspended Galinsky’s broker license for failing to comply with the arbitration award and failing to provide FINRA information concerning status of compliance with the award.
Galinsky entered the securities industry in 1986. From July 2006 until November 2009, Galinsky was associated with Advanced Equities, Inc. Thereafter, Galinsky, from January 2010, until December 2011, was associated with Fintegra, LLC. Presently, Galinsky is a registered representative with National Securities Corporation out of the firm’s Chicago, Illinois office locations.