NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2018--
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MITT) (“MITT” or the “Company”)
is pleased to announce that Debra Hess, a seasoned real estate and
mortgage industry executive, has joined its Board of Directors,
effective immediately. She will serve as a member of the Company’s Audit
Committee and Compensation Committee.
Ms. Hess most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of NorthStar
Asset Management Group and NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. in New York;
positions she held from July 2011 until January 2017, when these
NorthStar companies merged with Colony Capital. Prior to joining
NorthStar, Ms. Hess was Chief Financial Officer at H/2 Capital Partners
and Newcastle Investment Group, a mortgage REIT managed by Fortress
Investment Group. She previously held senior positions at Goldman, Sachs
& Co. and the Chemical Banking Corporation. Ms. Hess currently serves on
the Board of Directors of Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:
CRR.UN) where she is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Hess holds an
MBA in Finance from New York University and a B.S. degree in Accounting
from the University of Connecticut.
“We are pleased to welcome Debra to the MITT Board of Directors,” said
David Roberts, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board. “The MITT
Board and management team look forward to benefitting from her deep
knowledge and understanding of the mortgage banking, finance and real
estate sectors, as well as her experience as a Chief Financial Officer
for public companies in these sectors. Her addition to the Board will
complement and strengthen the already robust expertise of our current
About AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc.
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust
that invests in, acquires and manages a diversified portfolio of
residential and commercial mortgage assets, other real estate-related
securities and financial assets. AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. is
externally managed and advised by AG REIT Management, LLC, a subsidiary
of Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P., an SEC-registered investment adviser that
specializes in alternative investment activities. For additional
information, please visit our website at www.agmit.com.
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