Cantor Fitzgerald Continues to Add to Mortgage Backed Trading Desk

NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global services financial firm, today announced the continued expansion of its global fixed income platform with the appointment of Rafael Sison and Olivier Dupiton to its leading Mortgage Backed trading desk.  Mr. Sison joins the firm as a Managing Director and Senior CMO trader focused on Secondary and New Issue Agency CMO.  Mr. Dupiton joins as Director, focused on trading Agency Multifamily CMBS, including Fannie Mae DUS, Freddie Mac K Certificates and Ginnie Mae multifamily REMICs.   

"We are excited to welcome Rafael and Olivier to our team," said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.  "These two seasoned professionals have a proven track record of success, which demonstrates our unwavering commitment to expanding our offering to clients and strengthening our existing capabilities.  We have successfully grown our franchise across all areas of fixed income, and see an opportunity to gain market share and grow our global distribution platform to better serve our institutional client base in the mortgage backed securities market." 

Mr. Sison served as Managing Director and Senior Trader at Sterne, Agee and Leach, focused on Agency CMOs.  Mr. Sison holds a B.A. in Business Administration from St. Mary's College of California.

Mr. Dupiton served as an Associate Director and Agency Multifamily Trader at Sandler O'Neill & Partners, responsible for trading Agency Multifamily and SBA fixed and floating debt securities.  Mr. Dupiton holds a B.S. in Finance from Rutgers University.

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