Steven Bisgay Joins Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. as Chief Financial Officer

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P, a leading financial services firm, today announced that Steven Bisgay has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.  Mr. Bisgay will assume all internal and external financial responsibilities for Cantor's consolidated businesses, and will be based in New York.

Mr. Bisgay replaces Douglas Barnard, who is retiring at the end of Q1 2015 after nine years as CFO of Cantor Fitzgerald and over 30 years in the industry. 

Mr. Lutnick said, "Steve brings to Cantor a unique blend of extremely valuable skills and experience both as a world-class CFO in the financial markets, and as a highly-accomplished corporate strategist.  We look forward to having Steve as a key member of the executive leadership team and leveraging his financial expertise as we expand our businesses and markets."

Mr. Bisgay added, "I am incredibly excited to join Cantor, and look forward to applying my skills, knowledge and experience to support the continued strategic expansion of the Firm's businesses and activities."

Mr. Lutnick added, "Doug Barnard has played a key role in our rebuilding this past decade, and we thank him greatly for his leadership, guidance and contributions."

Mr. Bisgay, age 47, joins Cantor from KCG Holdings, Inc., where he most recently served as Chief Financial Officer.  Before his appointment as CFO at KCG Holdings, Mr. Bisgay served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Head of Business Development, Group Controller and Director of Internal Audit at Knight Capital Group, Inc.  Prior to his tenure there, Mr. Bisgay was a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.  Mr. Bisgay holds a B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University, an MBA from Columbia University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services group at the forefront of financial and technological innovation has been a proven and resilient leader for over 65 years. Cantor is a preeminent investment bank serving more than 7,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate finance and for its global distribution platform. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of 22 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Cantor Fitzgerald's 1,600 employees serve clients through over 35 locations, including major financial centers around the world in the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and the Middle East. For more information please visit

Note to Editors: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick, is the parent entity of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., led by Chief Executive Officer Shawn P. Matthews.

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