William J. Ferri

Global Head of Asset Management

William "Bill" Ferri joined Cantor Fitzgerald in January 2022 as Global Head of Cantor Fitzgerald Asset Management after a 25+ year career at UBS.

Since 2017, Mr. Ferri was Head of Americas for UBS Asset Management, during which time his business achieved record asset growth and profitability. From 2007 until departing year end 2021, Mr. Ferri was Group Managing Director, and the longest tenured leader on the UBS Asset Management Executive Board, a tenure during which the business grew to over $1 trillion in assets under management and attained its highest historical profitability.

Mr. Ferri was a key founder of the UBS O’Connor and Hedge Fund Solutions businesses in 2000, which remain leading global hedge fund industry businesses.

Mr. Ferri started his career in 1991 practicing corporate law at Seward & Kissel, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University (1988), and a Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law (1991).