In Memory

Gary Lapayover (ZERO) Gary Lapayover, a longtime NYMEX member and former floor trader, passed away on Saturday, April 11. He was 64. Gary was a resident of New City, New York. He is survived by his daughter Erin and son Adam. After beginning his career as a clerk on the floor, Gary eventually went on

FIA Boca – Spring 2015

The 40th annual FIA International Futures Energy Conference was held from March 10-13 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The conference is one of the most high profile futures and options industry events. More than 1000 delegates, including government officials, board members, and journalists, attended the event. CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad gave the keynote

Discounts and Reminders

Scholarships The A. George Gero Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $42,000 in scholarships to students pursuing a career in the financial industry. Applicants are chosen based on need, merit, and essay. Discounts The CFBTA has partnered with rental car agencies, hotels, industry publications, and retail stores to offer association discounts. Visit the website’s membership

2014 Scholarship Winners

The CFBTA recently awarded five $2500 scholarships to college students demonstrating an exceptional background in, and commitment to, finance and trading. All the students have high GPAs, are actively involved in business and financial organizations, and are in financial need. Lisa Fong Lisa is a Business Economics major with a 4.27 GPA at the University

Building Homes for Heroes

On June 23, Building Homes for Heroes hosted it’s 4th Annual Honoree Dinner at the Battery Gardens Restaurant. The dinner honored Cantor Fitzgerald President and CEO Howard Lutnick and his wife Allison Lutnick for their work helping injured members of the military with mortgage-free, handicapped accessible homes. NY Home Insurance was provided by CFBTA

9/11 Tribute Bike Build

On September 18, the 9/11 Tribute Center held a bike build as part of their annual 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. A team of CFBTA volunteers assembled bicycles for children of active military members. A morning and an afternoon team worked together to build 35 bikes for toddlers, 5-8 year olds and teenagers.