NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iStar Financial Inc. (NYSE: SFI) announced today that Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC has assigned iStar Asset Services, Inc. its highest ranking for commercial mortgage primary servicers of 'MOR CS1,' and its second highest ranking for commercial mortgage special servicers of 'MOR CS2.' iStar Asset Services is iStar Financial's wholly owned loan servicing subsidiary. The full report is available on iStar Financial's website, www.istarfinancial.com, under the "Investor Relations" section. * * * iStar Financial Inc. (NYSE: SFI) is a fully-integrated finance and investment company focused on the commercial real estate industry. The Company provides custom-tailored investment capital to high-end private and corporate owners of real estate and invests directly across a range of real estate sectors. The Company, which is taxed as a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), has invested more than $35 billion over the past two decades. Additional information on iStar Financial is available on the Company's website at www.istarfinancial.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130708/NY43293LOGO ) SOURCE iStar Financial Inc.