Arbor Realty Trust to Present at 8th Annual Wachovia Real Estate


                         Securities
                                  Conference


  UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arbor Realty Trust, Inc.
(NYSE: ABR), a real estate investment trust focused on the business of
investing in real estate related bridge and mezzanine loans, preferred equity
investments, mortgage-related securities and other real estate related assets,
announced today that it is scheduled to present at the Wachovia Securities 8th
Annual Real Estate Securities Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New
York City on Thursday, December 9, 2004. Ivan Kaufman, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at 3:40 PM EST. 
A live Web cast and recording of the presentation will be available at
http://wsw.com/webcast/wa24/abr. A replay will be available for 90 days. 
  About Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. 
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust, which invests
in a diversified portfolio of multi-family and commercial real estate related
bridge and mezzanine loans, preferred equity investments, mortgage related
securities and other real estate related assets. Arbor commenced operations in
July 2003 and conducts substantially all of its operations through its
operating partnership, Arbor Realty Limited Partnership. Arbor is externally
managed and advised by Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC, a national commercial
real estate finance company operating through 15 offices in the US that
specializes in debt and equity financing for multi-family and commercial real
estate. 
  Safe Harbor Statement 
Certain items in this press release may constitute forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on
management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of
trends and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those described in the forward-looking statements. Arbor can give no
assurance that its expectations will be attained. Factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially from Arbor's expectations include, but are
not limited to, continued ability to source new investments, changes in
interest rates and/or credit spreads, changes in the real estate markets, and
other risks detailed from time to time in the Arbor's periodic and other
reports filed with the SEC. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of
the date of this press release. Arbor expressly disclaims any obligation or
undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Arbor's
expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions, or
circumstances on which any such statement is based. 


       Contacts:
     Arbor Realty Trust, Inc.
     Rick Herbst, Chief Financial Officer
     516-832-7408
     rick.herbst@thearbornet.com
       Investors:
     Stephanie Carrington/ Denise Roche
     The Ruth Group
     646-536-7017 / 7008
     scarrington@theruthgroup.com
     droche@theruthgroup.com
       Media:
     Bonnie Habyan, VP of Marketing
     516-229-6615


 bonnie.habyan@thearbornet.com
  

SOURCE  Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. 
-0-                             12/06/2004 
/CONTACT: Rick Herbst, Chief Financial Officer of Arbor Realty Trust,
Inc., +1-516-832-7408, rick.herbst@thearbornet.com; Investors: Stephanie
Carrington, +1-646-536-7017, scarrington@theruthgroup.com, or Denise Roche,
+1-646-536-7008, droche@theruthgroup.com, both of The Ruth Group; Media:
Bonnie Habyan, VP of Marketing for Arbor Realty Trust, Inc., +1-516-229-6615,
bonnie.habyan@thearbornet.com / 
/Web site: http://wsw.com/webcast/wa24/abr / 
(ABR) 
CO:  Arbor Realty Trust, Inc.
ST:  New York
IN:  RLT FIN
SU:  TDS CCA
-0- Dec/06/2004 13:31 GMT
 
 
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