BTIG Donates over $4 Million to Children’s
Charities on 8th Commissions for Charity Day
May 10, 2010 08:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BTIG LLC, a broker dealer specializing in trading and related
brokerage services, today announced the results from its 8th Commissions for Charity Day, held on May 6. More
than $4 million was raised, making the 2010 Charity Day BTIG’s most successful event yet. The money raised will
be donated to over 100 children’s charities all over the country, including The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Autism
Speaks, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Children of Fallen Patriots, A Little Hope, National Downs Syndrome
Foundation, and All-Stars Helping Kids.
In BTIG’s New York office, Michael J. Fox, Matt Dillon, John McEnroe, Joe Girardi, Reggie Jackson and Nick
Swisher, among many others, attended the Charity Day in support of their chosen charitable foundations. In San
Francisco, Ronnie Lott, Joe Morgan, Steve Young and Tony Gonzalez joined the BTIG team, and in Los Angeles,
the BTIG team was joined by Marcus Allen.
Over the past 8 years, BTIG's Commissions for Charity Days have raised more than $15 million for children's
“We would like to thank our clients, celebrity traders and our employees for their continued support of our Charity
Day,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder of BTIG. "We traded over two hundred million shares in this year’s effort.
Each year our employees look forward to this event and to helping the various children’s charities around the
country. With their hard work and commitment coupled with incredible generosity from our clients we are able to
make a difference in many people’s lives.”
“Our 2010 Charity Day surpassed all expectations and we are thrilled with the results," added Steven Starker, Co-
Founder of BTIG. “We were particularly pleased to welcome so many charities and celebrities to our offices around
the country to help us generate millions of dollars that will be used to provide for these importa