Cantor Fitzgerald has announced that Charles Sweeney, formerly of Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP, has been named Managing Director and Co-Head of U.S. Cash Equity Trading.
He joins Bart Leohner as Co-Head of the U.S. Cash Equity Trading business and reports to Jarred Kessler, Global Head of Equities.
'We are pleased to have a professional of Charlie's caliber join the Cantor team. His extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the industry make him an ideal candidate to help lead our cash equity trading desk', said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald. 'As we continue to build our business, seasoned professionals such as Charlie add value to our clients and underscore our commitment to unremitting excellence in client service'.
'I am excited to join Cantor's growing equities team', said Sweeney. 'The firm has a tremendous trading and distribution platform. I look forward to contributing to further building the cash equity group and providing clients with the high quality service that is synonymous with the Cantor name'.
Sweeney was Head of Cash Equity Trading and Sales Trading at Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP, where he managed and expanded the firm's equity trading business. Earlier, he was Co-Head of U.S. Cash Trading and Head of FIG Trading for Deutsche Bank Securities, and served as Managing Director and in other roles in equity trading at Merrill Lynch. Sweeney holds a BS in Business from Penn State University.