Bank of America fires two Colorado Merrill Lynch brokers


May 5 (Reuters) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch fired two experienced financial advisers in Colorado, a lawyer representing the advisers said late on Monday.

Joseph Yanofsky, 57, and Brooke Clements, 42, who worked as the Yanofsky Group at Merrill Lynch's office in Greenwood Village, Colorado, were terminated from their roles atMerrill Lynch, said Alan Friedberg, a lawyer with Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti law firm who is working with the two.

The Yanofsky Group is an advisory team within Merrill Lynch. One adviser from the group, Rick Batenburg, remains at Merrill Lynch. Reached by telephone on Monday at the Yanofsky Group's office, Batenburg declined to comment on the matter but confirmed he continues to work for Merrill Lynch.

Yanofsky and Clements did not respond to messages, and Bank of America declined to comment.

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