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FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Giancarlo J Christopher
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
GFI Group Inc. [GFIG]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O GFI GROUP INC., 55 WATER STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/31/2012
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10041
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 03/31/2012   M   19,526 A $ 0 23,465(3) D  
Common Stock 03/31/2012   F   7,044 D $3.76 16,421(3) D  
Common Stock 03/31/2012   M   8,476 A $ 0 24,897(3) D  
Common Stock 03/31/2012   F   3,058 D $3.76 21,839(3) D  
Common Stock 03/31/2012   M   13,953 A $ 0 35,792(3) D  
Common Stock 03/31/2012   F   5,033 D $3.76 30,759(3) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Options to purchase Common Stock $2.97               (1) 06/30/2014 Common Stock 112,000   112,000 D  
Restricted Stock Units (2) 03/31/2012   M     19,526   (4)   (4) Common Stock 19,526 $ 0 0 D  
Restricted Stock Units (2) 03/31/2012   M     8,476   (5)   (5) Common stock 8,476 $ 0 8,733 D  
Restricted Stock Units (2) 03/31/2012   M     13,953   (6)   (6) Common Stock 13,953 $ 0 28,330 D  
Restricted Stock Units (2) 03/31/2012   A   52,356     (7)   (7) Common Stock 52,356 $ 0 52,356 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Giancarlo J Christopher
C/O GFI GROUP INC.
55 WATER STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10041
      Executive Vice President  

Signatures

 Christopher D'Antuono, Attorney-in-fact   04/02/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Options are immediately exercisable.
(2) The Restricted Stock Units settle 1 for 1 upon vesting.
(3) Includes 1140 shares of Common Stock owned by the Reporting Person's children. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares.
(4) The Restricted Stock Units vest 33% on the first anniversary, 33% on the second anniversary and 34% on the third anniversary of the date of grant and have no expiration date. The date of grant was March 31, 2009.
(5) The Restricted Stock Units vest 33% on the first anniversary, 33% on the second anniversary and 34% on the third anniversary of the date of grant and have no expiration date. The date of grant was March 31, 2010.
(6) The Restricted Stock Units vest 33% on the first anniversary, 33% on the second anniversary and 34% on the third anniversary of the date of grant and have no expiration date. The date of grant was March 31, 2011.
(7) The Restricted Stock Units vest 33% on the first anniversary, 33% on the second anniversary and 34% on the third anniversary of the date of grant and have no expiration date. The date of grant was March 31, 2012.

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