New York, New York – September 13,2010 – BGC Partners held its sixth annual BGC Charity Day on Monday.
Celebrity brokers helped raise money by conducting real trades with BGC’s clients (the major banks and investment banks) over the phone from the trading floor . From these trades, worth millions of dollars in bonds, foreign exchange, derivatives and other products, BGC will aim to surpass last year’s total of $10 million globally, which brought the five- year total raised on BGC’s Charity Day to $33 million.
Celebrities included Hilary Duff, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Edie Falco, Buzz Aldrin, Russel Simmons, Mark Ruffalo, Tony Sirico, Rima Fakih, Nigel Barker, Carmelo Anthony, Billy Crudup , Steve Buscemi and many others.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler & Edie Falco
Matthew Modine, John McEnroe, Lorraine Bracco & Tony Sirico
Darryl Strawberry, Howard Lutnick & Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC
Billy Crudup & Edie Falco
Billy Crudup, Edie Falco, Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC
Edie Falco & Carmelo Anthony
Mark Ruffalo, Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Amar’e Stoudemire & Mark Ruffalo
Nigel Barker & Rima Fakih
Dominic Chianese & Rima Fakih
Goose Gossage, Tony Sirico & Mickey Rivers
Lorraine Bracco & John McEnroe