Cantor Fitzgerald To Hold 4th Annual Charity Day On September 12th

NEW YORK, NY – September 7, 2005 – Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., a leading financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets announced today plans to donate 100% of its commissions on Monday, September 12, 2005, to The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, 50% of which will be donated to the children and families of those injured or killed by Hurricane Katrina and 50% of which will be given directly to the children and families of employees lost on September 11, 2001. In total for the day, the Company expects to donate in excess of four million dollars to those affected. [br][br]Cantor Fitzgerald said that many employees have also agreed to donate their pay for that day to be added to the proceeds. [br][br]”The Cantor family recognizes the great needs brought on by Hurricane Katrina,” commented Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald. “We have received tremendous support from all over the world and we understand first- hand the importance of helping those in need. We want to give back to others the generosity we have been shown and we are committed to working with our clients and employees on September 12th to offer direct support and aid to the families and children of the victims affected.” [br][br]Edie Lutnick, Executive Director of The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, added, “Due to the terrible devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund is now raising money to assist the victims of this horrible tragedy. Like our fundraising for the 9/11 families, donations will be given directly to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, without any deductions for administrative expenses.” [br][br]On September 19, 2001, Cantor Fitzgerald made a pledge to distribute 25% of the firm’s profits for five years and providing ten years of healthcare for the benefit of the families and loved ones of its 658 Cantor Fitzgerald, eSpeed and TradeSpark employees lost on 9/11. To date, the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has raised and distributed over $150 million to approximately 800 families and 950 children. [br][br]For more information on the September 12th Charity Day and The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, please visit www.cantorrelief.org. To make a donation, please send checks to The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, 110 East 59th St., 5th Fl., New York, NY 10022 or call Marianna Taaffe at 212-829-4770. [br][br]About The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund [br][br]The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund was established on September 14, 2001 as a result of the tragedy at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The goal of the fund is to provide direct assistance to those who lost loved ones in the tragedy. 100% of the money donated to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund is disbursed directly to the families and loved ones. Since its establishment, Cantor Fitzgerald and the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund have provided approximately $150 million in financial support for the families and loved ones of the 658 victims. The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund also provides assistance to the fiancés and loved ones of these victims and to the families of victims from 14 other companies, including Forte Foods, Forest Electric, and to non-Cantor related independent contractors such as Citibank, GDI InfoTech and others who perished in the terrorist attacks. In total over 800 families, and loved ones are served by the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund. Howard Lutnick and the partners of Cantor Fitzgerald underwrite the expenses of the fund, which is staffed by extraordinary volunteers so that each and every dollar raised goes directly to victims’ families and loved ones. [br][br]About Cantor Fitzgerald [br][br]Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. is a leading financial services provider to the institutional equity and fixed income markets, with wwwucts and services including sales and trading, investment banking, asset management, market data, and market commentary. For nearly 60 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled trading and distribution services, wwwuct expertise, innovative technology and customer service to its clients around the world. This commitment also extends to numerous philanthropic endeavors, including the firm’s pledge to donate 25% of the profits it would otherwise distribute to its partners through 2006 to benefit the families of the employees lost on September 11, 2001. For more information, please visit aws-dev1.cantor.com. [br][br]Contacts: [br][br]Press/Donations: [br][br]Edie Lutnick Executive Director The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund 212-829-4770


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