Arbor Realty Trust Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Date

Arbor Realty Trust Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Date

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 and
direct equity investments, mortgage-related securities and other real estate
related assets, today announced that the Company is scheduled to release
financial results for the three month period ended December 31, 2012, before
market open on Friday, February 15, 2013. The Company will host a conference
call to review the results at 10:00 am ET.

A live webcast of the conference call will be available online at
http://www.arborrealtytrust.com/ in the investor relations area of the
Website. Those without Web access should access the call telephonically at
least ten minutes prior to the conference call. The dial-in numbers are (866)
356-4441 for domestic callers and (617) 597-5396 for international callers.
Please use participant passcode 15642780.

After the live webcast, the call will remain available on the Company's
Website, www.arborrealtytrust.com, through March 15, 2013. In addition, a
telephonic replay of the call will be available until February 22, 2013. The
replay dial-in number is (888) 286-8010 for domestic callers and (617)
801-6888 for international callers. Please use passcode 93535540.

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 and its subsidiaries.
Arbor is externally managed and advised by Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC, a
national commercial real estate finance company operating through 14 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
in Arbor's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and
its 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.

CONTACT: Arbor Realty Trust, Inc.
         Paul Elenio, Chief Financial Officer
         516-506-4422
         pelenio@arbor.com
        
         Media:
         Bonnie Habyan, EVP of Marketing
         516-506-4615
         bhabyan@arbor.com
        
         Investors:
         Amy Glynn/Stephanie Carrington
         The Ruth Group
         646-536-7023/7017
         aglynn@theruthgroup.com
         scarrington@theruthgroup.com