Industry Veteran, Rocco P. Capoccia, Joins Cantor Fitzgerald’s Debt Capital Markets Team

New York – (December 13, 2007) – Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. announced today that Rocco P. Capoccia has joined its Debt Capital Markets team in the new position of Director of Sales – Mortgage-Backed Securities Department, adding further strength to its fixed income sales and trading business.  Mr. Capoccia reports to Shawn Matthews, Senior Managing Director and Co-head of Cantor’s mortgage-backed sales and trading group. [br][br]With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Capoccia brings significant experience to Cantor’s fixed income sales and trading business.  He joins Cantor from Manchester Square Investment Group LLC, where he was CEO and Director of Marketing for Alternative Investment Strategies.  Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director for Maxim Group LLC, with a focus on distressed/impaired asset-backed securities, and with The Williams Capital Group, L.P. as a Principal in the Debt Capital Markets group, where he focused on coverage of financial services firms for debt issuance.  Mr. Capoccia earned a Business Administration degree from Pace University. [br][br]“Customer service is where our strengths lie,” said Mr. Matthews.  “We focus on helping each of our customers meet their unique needs and objectives.  Rocco’s background and knowledge add significantly to our Mortgage-Backed Securities department’s ability to develop and execute the solutions that best meet our customers’ requirements.”[br][br]Mr. Matthews added, “Cantor sees continuing opportunities in today’s market environment and we will continue to add seasoned professionals with proven skills and strong customer relationship to our fixed income team.”[br][br]About Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.[br][br]The Debt Capital Markets business of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is a world-class dealer across a broad spectrum of fixed income wwwucts.  Known for its personal commitment to clients and for providing superior liquidity and transaction execution, Cantor Fitzgerald Debt Capital Markets offers services in repo and securities lending, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, corporate bonds, interest rate wwwucts, agencies, SBA securities and structured wwwucts. One of 20 primary dealers in the marketplace, with a fixed income team of more than 200 professionals, Cantor serves over 4,000 customers worldwide.[br][br]Cantor Fitzgerald is a leading global financial services firm.  The Cantor Fitzgerald franchise includes institutional debt and equity sales and trading, investment banking, private equity, and asset management, as well as other businesses and ventures.  For nearly 60 years, Cantor Fitzgerald, a proven and resilient leader, has been committed to delivering a unique brand of unparalleled wwwuct expertise, innovative technology and customer service to its clients around the world. [br][br]For more information, please visit [br][br]Note to Editors: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. is the parent company of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.[br][br]Contact[br]Nneoma Njoku[br]Cantor Fitzgerald[br]212-610-2297[br] [br]