Arbor Realty Trust's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 3, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Paul Elenio – Chief Financial Officer

Ivan Kaufman – Chief Executive Officer

Analysts

Steve DeLaney – JMP Securities

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2012 Arbor Realty Trust Earnings Conference Call. My name is Shanell and I will be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I’d now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Paul Elenio, Chief Financial Officer. Please proceed.

Paul Elenio

Okay, thank you, Shanell, and good morning, everyone, and welcome to the quarterly earnings call for Arbor Realty Trust. This morning, we will discuss the results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. With me on the call today is Ivan Kaufman, our President and Chief Executive Officer.

Before we begin, I need to inform you that statements made in this earnings call may be deemed forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including information about possible or assumed future results of our business, financial condition, liquidity, results of operations, plans and objectives.

These statements are based on our beliefs, assumptions, and expectations of our future performance, taking into account the information currently available to us. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Arbor’s expectations in these forward-looking statements are detailed in our SEC reports.

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