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New York Mortgage Trust Announces Tax Treatment of Common Stock Dividends for 2012

New York Mortgage Trust Announces Tax Treatment of Common Stock Dividends for
2012

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Mortgage Trust, Inc.
(Nasdaq:NYMT) (the "Company") announced today the following tax treatment for
dividends declared in 2012 on the Company's common stock.

Declaration Record     Payment    Cash Distribution Taxable       Return Of
Date        Date       Date       Per Share         Ordinary      Capital
                                                    Dividend      Dividend
3/19/2012   3/29/2012  4/25/2012  $0.25             $0.25         $0.00
6/15/2012   6/25/2012  7/25/2012  $0.27             $0.27         $0.00
9/18/2012   9/28/2012  10/25/2012 $0.27             $0.22         $0.05
12/14/2012  12/24/2012 1/25/2013  $0.27             $0.18         $0.09
                                                             
Total 2012 Cash Distribution      $1.06             $0.92         $0.14

Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to
their specific tax treatment of dividends on the Company's common stock. The
information set forth above is also available on the Company's website,
www.nymtrust.com, under the "Stock Information―Dividend History" section of
the website.

About New York Mortgage Trust

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a Maryland corporation that has elected to be
taxed as a real estate investment trust ("REIT"). The Company invests in
mortgage-related and financial assets and targets Agency RMBS, consisting of
fixed-rate, adjustable-rate and hybrid adjustable-rate RMBS, Agency IOs
consisting of interest only and inverse interest only RMBS that represent the
right to the interest component of the cash flow from a pool of mortgage
loans, multi -family CMBS and residential mortgage loans, including loans
sourced from distressed markets.

CONTACT: AT THE COMPANY
         Kristine R. Nario
         Investor Relations
         Phone: 646-216-2363
         Email: knario@nymtrust.com
 
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