Chief Executive Officer, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
Shawn Matthews has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. since 2009. He joined Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. in 2005 and served in senior management roles prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer. He has played a significant role in the substantial growth of the company. Cantor Fitzgerald is a full service premier investment bank that has a significant presence in both the debt and equity markets. The firm is one of 22 primary dealers authorized to transact business with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as well as a primary dealer in Ireland. Cantor Fitzgerald remains one of the top firms in hard to trade blocks of small and midcap stocks on a global basis.
Mr. Matthews started his career at Wertheim Schroeder & Co in 1990, and since that point has spent the last 25 years in a senior management role having run both desks and departments at several firms. He has also been the managing member of a broker-dealer, West Side Capital, as well as the managing partner of Alchemist capital Management, a hedge fund. Mr. Matthews is on the board of several entities and is a former board member of the Securities Industry and Finance Markets Association.
Mr. Matthews holds a B.S. in Finance from Fairfield University, and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University.
Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. is the parent company of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
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