Howard W. Lutnick is Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., one of the world’s leading financial services firms. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of a select group of 18 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
He is also Chairman and CEO of BGC Partners, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing inter-dealer brokers in the global capital markets, and served as Chairman, President and CEO of eSpeed, Inc., a leader in electronic financial marketplaces and trading technology, which merged with BGC in 2008.
He holds positions on the boards of Haverford College, Intrepid Museum Foundation, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and the Solomon Guggenheim Museum Foundation. Mr. Lutnick received the Department of the Navy's Distinguished Public Service Award, the highest honor granted by the Navy to non-military personnel.