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Jason Scott Joins Arbor as Regional Managing Director, Southeast

August 07, 2017| UNIONDALE, NY

UNIONDALE, NY (August 7, 2017) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets, is pleased to announce that Jason Scott has joined Arbor as Regional Managing Director, Southeast. Mr. Scott will target the Southeast region for Arbor and will focus primarily on originating agency and structured loan transactions. He is based out of Arbor’s Atlanta office and reports directly to John Caulfield, Arbor’s Chief Operating Officer, Agency Lending.

With over 16 years of industry experience, Mr. Scott has extensive experience delivering client specific financing across all agency platforms as well as CMBS and structured loan products.

“We are thrilled to have Jason join the Arbor team as Regional Managing Director, Southeast,” said Mr. Caulfield. “Jason brings deep industry experience working on complex agency and structured transactions. Jason’s coming onboard reflects Arbor’s growing presence in this region and we believe his experience will greatly complement our efforts to serve our growing client base.”

For the past decade, Mr. Scott was employed by Regions Bank in Atlanta, most recently serving as a Director of Originations. He was also at RBC Capital Markets in Atlanta in their Real Estate Investment Banking division, working on mergers and acquisitions and raising both debt and equity for public REIT clients. In addition, he served as a Senior Associate, Investment Banking at FTI Capital Advisors/Andersen Corporate Finance in New York.

Mr. Scott holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University. He graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

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For over 20 years, Uniondale, NY-based Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has been helping multifamily and commercial real estate clients achieve their financial goals by focusing on growing long-term relationships and conducting business as not simply another real estate lender, but a partner. We value our clients to such an extent that we’re more comfortable calling them partners, and their relationships with Arbor are the foundation of our business.

Founded by Chairman and CEO Ivan Kaufman, Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust and direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Arbor is a Top 10 Fannie Mae DUS® Multifamily Lender by volume and a Top Fannie Mae Small Loan lender, a Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer and the Top Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan Lender, a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Seniors Housing Lender, an FHA Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP)/LEAN Lender, a HUD-approved LIHTC Lender as well as a CMBS, Bridge, Mezzanine and Preferred Equity lender, consistently building on its reputation for service, quality and flexibility. With a current servicing portfolio of more than $15 billion, Arbor is a primary commercial loan servicer and special servicer rated by Standard & Poor’s with an Above Average rating. Arbor is also on the Standard & Poor’s Select Servicer List and is a primary commercial loan servicer and loan level special servicer rated by Fitch Ratings.