Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. has expanded its U.S. equity research sector coverage with the hiring of a dedicated real estate investment trust (REIT) research team, including Managing Directors David Toti and Sri Nagarajan, and Vice Presidents Evan Smith and Gaurav Mehta, all formerly with FBR Capital Markets & Co.Â
According to the company, the new REIT sector coverage will broaden the scope of Cantor Fitzgerald's equity research platform.
‘Cantor Fitzgerald continues to attract extraordinary talent to our U.S. equity research platform,’ says Shawn P. Matthews, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald. ‘These new hires enable us to further strengthen our institutional equities capabilities and enhance our firm's ability to deliver information and insight that add value to our clients around the world. With the addition of REITs coverage, Cantor can provide its institutional clients with proprietary investment themes about an important sector that is of central importance to the U.S. economy.’