Mark Kaplan

Senior Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer

Mark Kaplan is a Senior Managing Director and Global Chief Operating Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. In that role he assists senior management in running the day-to-day operations of the firm.

Mr. Kaplan joined Cantor Fitzgerald in 2018. Previously, he spent 10 years as Chief Operating Officer for Société Générale in the Americas, where he was responsible for managing its regional operations, including the IT, operations, finance, product control, operational risk, IT security, business continuity planning, sourcing, and real estate departments. In that role, Mr. Kaplan helped develop and build many of Société Générale’s business initiatives, complete several significant mergers and acquisitions, and lead several regional strategic initiatives.

Prior to that position, Mr. Kaplan was the General Counsel for Société Générale for the Americas from 2001 to 2007, leading its legal and compliance departments. Before joining Société Générale, he was General Counsel for CIBC World Markets Corp.’s U.S. operations, and previously served as the Director of Litigation at Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

Mr. Kaplan holds a B.A. from Bucknell University, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Columbia University Law School.