NorthStar Realty Finance's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation (NRF)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 2, 2012, 10:00 am ET

Executives

Al Tylis - Co-President, COO & Secretary

David Hamamoto - Chairman & CEO

Debra Hess - CFO

Analysts

Joshua Barber - Stifel Nicolaus

Steve Delaney - JMP Securities

Zach Tanenbaum - MLV & Company

Presentation

Operator

Good day ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing-by. Welcome to the NorthStar Realty Finance second quarter 2012 results conference call. During today’s presentation, all parties will be in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, the conference will be opened for questions. (Operator Instructions) This conference is being recorded today, August 2, 2012.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Al Tylis, Co-President and Chief Operating Officer for NorthStar. Please go ahead.

Al Tylis

Thank you very much. Welcome to NorthStar’s second quarter 2012 conference call. Before the call begins, I would like to remind everyone that certain statements made in the course of this call are not based on historical information and may constitute forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs, and are subject to a number of trends and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

I refer you to the company’s filings made with the SEC for more detailed discussion of the risks and factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made today. The company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements that may be made in the course of this call.

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