Vegna joins from Macquarie Securities, where he was head of portfolio services for the Americas, and where he founded and led the portfolio transaction business on a regional basis.
Previously, he founded and co-headed the Credit Suisse Transition Management team.
Shawn Matthews, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co, said: "[Lance Vegna’s] addition to the team demonstrates our ability to attract exceptional talent across the industry and our continued commitment to providing clients with top-tier service."
He added "Lance Vegna's vast experience with, and understanding of, portfolio solutions, combined with our global distribution platform, will provide clients with a leading customised transition management and asset servicing partner."
Adam Mattessich, co-head of equities at Cantor Fitzgerald, commented: "We look forward to leveraging Lance's experience in portfolio construction, multi-asset agency crossing, custom transition-structuring and risk management."