NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthStar/RXR New York Metro Income, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that it confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-11 to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") relating to its proposed $2.0 billion initial public offering of common stock. The Company, which will be structured as a public, non-traded corporation, intends to qualify as a real estate investment trust and is co-sponsored by NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc., a newly formed Delaware corporation organized as the successor to NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.'s (NYSE: NRF) asset management business, and by RXR Realty LLC. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from its initial public offering to make commercial real estate investments located in the New York City metropolitan area. The initial public offering is expected to commence after the SEC completes its review process, subject to market and other conditions. This announcement is being made pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. As required by Rule 135, this press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction. Forward Looking Statements This press release contains certain "forward‑looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward‑looking statements are generally identifiable by use of forward‑looking terminology such as "intends," "plans," "expects" or other similar words or expressions. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance and are based on certain assumptions, discuss future expectations, describe plans and strategies, contain projections of results of operations or of financial condition or state other forward-looking information. Such statements include, but are not limited to, the Company's completion of the registration process with the SEC and state securities agencies, whether or not the Company's draft registration statement on Form S-11 is declared effective by the SEC, the Company's ability to use the net proceeds of the initial public offering to make investments in commercial real estate located in the New York City metropolitan area and whether or not the Company qualifies as a real estate investment trust. Any forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in its expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based. SOURCE NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.; NorthStar/RXR New York Metro Income, Inc.