New York, NY – February 12, 2015 – Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, today announced the appointment of Gregory Anderson as Managing Director on the Public Finance and Municipal Debt Capital Markets team. Mr. Anderson will help to develop Cantor Fitzgerald’s public finance efforts, and expand its municipal underwriting, sales and trading business, specifically in negotiated underwriting.
“The municipal securities market is an important focus for us, and we are thrilled to have someone of Gregory’s caliber join our team,” said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. “Gregory is one of the most respected and experienced professionals in the public finance sector and I am confident his strong track record combined with Cantor’s leading distribution platform will help accelerate the growth of our institutional municipal business. Cantor already has a significant sales and trading footprint in the muni market, and we look forward to building upon the team’s success to better serve issuers and investors.”
“I am excited to be joining Cantor and our municipal team. Cantor is deeply committed to growing its public finance business and I am eager to continue our success and also deepen our capabilities and skill set in public finance,” added Mr. Anderson.
Mr. Anderson previously served as Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Public Finance at Lebenthal & Co. He has also held senior positions at Dean Witter Reynolds, Advest, Inc. and Salomon Brothers, and has extensive expertise in a broad range of tax-exempt and taxable financings.
Cantor Fitzgerald’s Municipal Debt Capital Markets team has over 15 experienced institutional sales people and traders, and is continually expanding across all aspects of the platform.
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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.