BGCP - BGC Partners, Inc.

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BGC Partners, Inc.

499 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States
646 346 7000

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryCapital Markets
Full-time employees3,780

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Howard W. LutnickChairman & CEO13MN/A1962
Mr. Jason Williams HaufChief Financial Officer1.25MN/A1969
Mr. Sean A. WindeattExec. VP, COO & Co-Global Head of Brokerage2.86MN/A1973
Mr. Stephen Marcus MerkelExec. VP & Gen. Counsel2MN/A1959
Mr. Steven J. SadoffChief Information OfficerN/AN/A1964
Mr. Jason ChryssicasHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/A1985
Mr. Adrian ThomasDirector of CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Karen Laureano-RikardsenChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Lori PennaySr. MD and Global Head of HR & PartnershipN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Shaun D. LynnVice ChairmanN/AN/A1963
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


BGC Partners, Inc. operates as a financial brokerage and technology company in the United States, France, other Europe, the United Kingdom, other Americas, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company offers various brokerage products, such as fixed income, such as government bonds, corporate bonds, and other debt instruments, as well as related interest rate derivatives and credit derivatives; and fixed income, equity derivatives and cash equities, energy and commodities, shipping, insurance, and futures and options. It also provides trade execution, brokerage, clearing, trade compression, post-trade, information, consulting, and other back-office services to financial and non-financial institutions. In addition, the company offers electronic and hybrid brokerage, other financial technology solutions, market data and related information services, and analytics related to financial instrument and markets under the BGC, BGC Partners, BGC Trader, GFI, GFI Ginga, CreditMatch, Fenics,, FMX, Sunrise Brokers, Poten & Partners, RP Martin, kACE2, Capitalab, Swaptioniser, CBID, and Lucera brand names. Further, it provides screen-based market solutions, which enable its clients to develop a marketplace, trade with their customers, issue debt, trade odd lots, access program trading interfaces, and access its network and intellectual property; and option pricing and analysis tools. Additionally, the company offers LumeFX, a distributed FX platform with managed infrastructure and software stack; LumeMarkets, a multi-asset class aggregation platform, Connect, a global SDN for rapid provisioning of connectivity to counter-parties, and Compute, an on-demand, co-located compute services in financial data centers. It primarily serves banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, and corporations, as well as investment firms. BGC Partners, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate governance

BGC Partners, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2023 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 10; Shareholder rights: 10; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.