LMJ Scholarship Fundraising Auction
*All pictures courtesy of Cantor Fitzgerald.
Get an insider’s look at the exciting world of economics with a VIP tour of Cantor Fitzgerald’s trading floor for you and a guest. The winner and guest will enjoy a personal tour of the trading floor by Michael Popok, Deputy General Counsel of Cantor Fitzgerald on Cantor Fitzgerald’s Charity Day, Monday, September 11, 2017. This exciting and unique tour will be followed by lunch with Michael Popok (location to be determined by parties).
Cantor Fitzgerald and their affiliate BGC Partners commemorate the 658 friends and colleagues and 61 Eurobrokers employees who perished in the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks by donating 100% of their global revenues on Charity Day to The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and dozens of charities around the world. Charity Day, originally conceived as a way to raise money for The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund to assist the families of Cantor employees who lost their lives on 9/11, has expanded to embrace charitable causes around the world. To date, Charity Day has raised approximately $137 million. On Charity Day, participating charities’ celebrity “ambassadors” come to Cantor Fitzgerald’s trading floor to conduct trades on the phone with clients.
Walk a New York trading floor with actors, musicians, sports icons, models, among many others. Past celebrity ambassadors include: Robert Deniro, Steve Buscemi, Gayle King, Boomer Esiason, Edie Falco, Shaquille O’Neal, Joe Namath, Ben Stiller, Christy Turlington, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels (from Run DMC), Dikembe Mutombo, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bon Jovi, Julianna Margulies, Kate Upton, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Louis C.K., Margot Robbie, Michael J. Fox, Vanessa Williams, Venus Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Zachary Quinto, Tony Danza and Pamela Anderson.
This is a unique opportunity not available to the public! For more information about Cantor Fitzgerald’s Charity Day please visit https://www.cantorrelief.org/project/charity-day-2017/.
Michael S. Popok is Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel responsible for global litigation and employment law for Cantor Fitzgerald, a global financial services company based in New York. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Michael was in private practice for 23 years in both New York and Florida, and was a name partner in the South Florida firm of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole Bierman & Popok. He earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law and earned his B.A. from New York University.