About Starwood Capital GroupStarwood Capital Group is a private, U.S.-based investment firm with a core focus on global real estate. Since the group's inception in 1991, the firm has raised nearly $16 billion of equity capital and, through its various funds, has invested $13 billion representing nearly $35 billion in assets. Starwood Capital Group currently has over $21 billion of assets under management. Starwood Capital Group maintains offices in Greenwich, Atlanta, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Chicago, and affiliated offices in London, Luxembourg, Paris, Mumbai and Sao Paulo. Starwood Capital Group has invested in nearly every class of real estate on a global basis, including office, retail, residential, senior housing, golf, hotels, resorts and industrial assets. Starwood Capital Group and its affiliates have successfully executed an investment strategy that includes building enterprises around core real estate portfolios in both the private and public markets. Additional information about Starwood Capital can be found at www.starwoodcapital.com. About Vornado Realty Vornado is one of the largest owners and managers of commercial real estate in the United States with a portfolio over 100 million square feet, primarily located in the New York and Washington, DC areas. Vornado's core businesses include New York Office and Retail Properties; Washington, DC Office Properties; and, Retail Properties in the northeast states, California and Puerto Rico. Investor Relations: Starwood: Phone: 203-422-7788Email: email@example.com Media Contact: Jason Chudoba, ICR on behalf of Starwood Property TrustPhone: 646-277-1249Email: Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org Vornado: Joseph MacnowPhone: 201-587-1000 SOURCE Starwood Property Trust, Inc.