Eric Johnston

Eric Johnston

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Eric Johnston is Head of Equity Derivatives and Cross Asset at Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services firm known for building one of the broadest distribution networks in the industry. Eric has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry where he has managed significant capital and risk, and has spent time on both buy and sell side as a manager of equity businesses, producers and as a long/short equity portfolio manager. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, he was the Americas Head of Equity Trading at Deutsche Bank and a Portfolio Manager for Phenom Capital, a Millennium Partners Platform. He was also a Portfolio Manager and Business Builder at Commonwealth Opportunity Capital, and a Managing Director for Barclays for 16 years.

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  • Eric frequently appears on CNBC, and has been in WSJ and Bloomberg.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.