BGC Partners and its affiliate Cantor Fitzgerald globally raised approximately $12 million on Charity Day to commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11. BGC was honored to be joined by many distinguished guests and raised approximately $12 million globally at their Annual Charity Day on Monday, September 12, 2011.

2011 Charity Day in London

In London, celebrity guests at BGC's offices included: The Mayor of London Boris Johnson, TV and radio personality Sir Terry Wogan, model Eva Herzigova as well as renown chef Marcus Wareing and the legendary Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood. Other singing sensations included Duffy, Peter Andre, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and One Direction. Sports icons included Jamie and Harry Redknapp, Damon Hill, A. P. McCoy and Lawrence Dallaglio.

2011 Charity Day in New York

At BGC's New York offices, other guests included: Former New York Governor David Paterson, actors Ben Stiller, Billy Crudup, Daniel Radcliff and Jon Voight, supermodels Petra Nemcova, Carol Alt and Karolina Kurkova, and sports icons Carmelo Anthony, Henrik Lundqvist, Ike Davis, John McEnroe, Eli Manning, Mark Sanchez and Rex Ryan.