BGC is world renowned for its unparalleled expertise in the institutional finance sector. Our global Executive Management Team comprises industry leaders with experience across all aspects of the inter-dealer broking business.
Howard W. Lutnick is Chairman and CEO of global brokerage and financial technology company BGC Group, Inc.; Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., one of the world’s leading financial services firms; and Chairman of Newmark Group, Inc., a world leader in commercial real estate services.
Stephen M. Merkel is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of BGC Group, Inc. Mr. Merkel is also the Executive Managing Director, General Counsel, Secretary and Director of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. Previously, he was the Director, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of eSpeed, Inc., a leader in electronic financial marketplaces and trading technology which merged with BGC Group in 2008.
Chief Operating Officer, Co-Global Head of Brokerage
Sean Windeatt is Global Chief Operating Officer of BGC Group, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of BGC Brokers, L.P. In March 2023, Mr. Windeatt was also appointed to the role of Co-Global Head of Brokerage, responsible for BGC Group’s front-office brokerage business in London and Asia.
Jason W. Hauf is Chief Financial Officer of BGC Group, Inc., overseeing the financial operations of the company. His responsibilities include Financial and Regulatory reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury Management, Risk and Investor Relations.
John Abularrage is Co-Global Head of Brokerage at BGC Group, Inc. alongside Sean Windeatt and Jean-Pierre Aubin. Mr. Abularrage is also Chief Executive Officer of the Americas for BGC Group, where he is responsible for leading, developing, and growing BGC’s brokerage business in the region.
Louis Scotto is the Chief Executive Officer of Fenics Markets Xchange (FMX). FMX is an electronic trading venue that combines BGC Group’s market-leading Fenics Rates and FX platforms with its new FMX Futures Exchange.
Senior Managing Director, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Jason Angrisani is the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for BGC Group, Inc. and its affiliates. He is responsible for developing integrated marketing and communications strategies across the organization that enhance brand equity and exposure, increase engagement with key audiences, and drive results.
Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Human Resources and Chief Employment Counsel, the Americas
Lori Pennay is a Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Human Resources and Chief Employment Counsel for the Americas for BGC Group, Inc., overseeing Human Resources globally, and employment law in the Americas, for the company.
General Counsel, ESG, Chief Counsel for Securities & Corporate Governance, Senior Managing Director, and Corporate Secretary
Caroline Aiken Koster is the General Counsel, ESG, Chief Counsel for Securities & Corporate Governance, Senior Managing Director, and Corporate Secretary for BGC Group, Inc. Ms. Koster oversees corporate governance for the Company and also provides legal advice to BGC’s executive management, the Board of Directors and Audit, Compensation and ESG Committees with respect to securities, SEC reporting, capital markets, related party matters, significant corporate transactions, communications, ESG, code of ethics and strategic, risk and operational matters.