Last week LPL Financial Holdings agreed to pay $2.5 million in fines and restitution for improperly supervising brokers who sold non-traded real estate investment trusts. (Please note that LPL neither admitted nor denied wrongdoing.) These non-traded REITs are high-yielding and very popular. These non-traded REITs have jumped about 50% since 2009, to $65 billion. They are difficult to track and value, since they don’t trade on public exchanges.
Below is a list of REITs, some of which LPL Financial Holdings were fined for allegedly selling with improper supervision to clients who were not interested in taking the risks with their conservative portfolios.
American Realty Capital Daily Net Asset Value, Inc.
American Realty Capital Global Trust, Inc.
ARC Retail Centers of America
American Realty Capital Trust IV, Inc.
ARC Healthcare Trust
American Realty Capital Phillips Edison
Shopping Center REIT
American Realty Capital Trust, Inc. Update
American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT
ARC Property Trust, Inc.
Arciterra National REIT, LP
Behringer Harvard Multifamily REIT II, Inc.
Bluerock Enhanced Multifamily Trust, Inc.
Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT
Clearwater Opportunity REIT
CNL Global Growth Trust, Inc.
CNL Global Income Trust, Inc.
Cornerstone Core Properties REIT, Inc.
Hines Global REIT, Inc. 2012
Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.
Inland Diversified REIT
Lightstone Value Plus REIT II Update
NetREIT Dubose Model Home REIT, Inc.
NetREIT $200,000,000 Stock Offering Update
O’Donnell Strategic Industrial REIT, Inc.
Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.
RREEF Property Trust, Inc.
UCM US RMBS Opportunity REIT, Inc.
US Apartment Investors 2010, Inc.
Wells Core Office Income REIT
If you purchased these or other REITs, and sustained investment losses due to your stock broker or financial advisor’s recommendations, call Soreide Law Group, PLLC, for a free consultation on how to potentially recover your losses. To speak with an attorney call 888-760-6552, or visit our website and complete our online form at: https://www.securitieslawyer.com.