For the second consecutive year, St. Mary’s is honored to participate in BTIG’s Commissions for Charity Day, to be held on April 18, 2012.
This year’s annual celebrity-filled event will support dozens of organizations that deal with important children’s issues. Kelly Ripa, Matt Dillon, David Diehl, Miss USA, Alyssa Campanella, Joe Namath, Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin, Justin Tuck, Rex Ryan, John McEnroe, Joe Girardi, Michael J. Fox, Reggie Jackson, Nick Swisher, Mark Teixeira, Jorge Posada, Allan Houston, Bode Miller and Jim Boeheim are among the celebrities who will be attending this year’s Commissions for Charity Day in BTIG’s offices around the country.
“We are thrilled that so many of the charities we have helped over the years have again been nominated for the tenth anniversary of our event,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder of BTIG. “Our charity day has become a widely anticipated occasion for our clients, our employees and our celebrity traders alike. We look forward to making another record donation this year.”
BTIG LLC is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading and related brokerage services. The international Commissions for Charity Day has raised more than $17 million from equity, fixed income and derivative trading commission profits over the past decade in support of various nonprofit organizations. In the past nine years over 300 different children’s charities have benefitted. The BTIG event is unique in that it is a client driven event. BTIG clients nominate charities and non profits for donation consideration. BTIG encourages clients to select child focused organizations.