Sad to report.
He had been visiting his family’s vacation home in nearby Stone Harbor on the New Jersey shore, Steve Oplinger, his father, said. No cause of death was given.
Eric Oplinger was entering the family trade when he joined BGC, the brokerage company spun off by Cantor Fitzgerald. At the time, his father was the Manhattan-based head of sales and trading of U.S. high-yield bonds and leveraged loans for Royal Bank of Canada.
In addition, Eric Oplinger’s brother, Justin Oplinger, works in high-yield sales at Morgan Stanley, and his sister, Lauren Oplinger, is in municipal bond sales at New York-based JPMorgan Chase.
'He was happy with his job, he was doing well', Eric Oplinger’s mother, Missy Oplinger, said of him in a telephone interview. 'He was growing'.
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