The Real Deal New York

The Closing with Howard Lutnick

The Cantor Fitzgerald CEO on life, death and tennis

April 10, 2015 10:30AM
By E.B. Solomont

Howard Lutnick Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick

From the April issue:  Howard Lutnick was thrust onto the national stage when the Sept. 11 attacks killed 658 of his employees, including his brother. The Cantor Fitzgerald CEO became one of the most recognizable faces of 9/11, and rebuilt the financial services firm against all odds. Lutnick took a public beating for cutting off pay to his employees’ relatives after the attacks, but by 2006, the firm had donated $180 million to them. [more]