MFA Financial, Inc. to Participate in Investor Conferences

          MFA Financial, Inc. to Participate in Investor Conferences

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, May 8, 2013

NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) today
announced that it is scheduled to participate in the following investor
conferences:

  oThe 12th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on Monday, May 13,
    2013, at 2:30 p.m. (PDT) (11:30 a.m. EDT) in San Francisco, California.

  oWells Fargo Securities Specialty Finance Conference on Thursday, May 16,
    2013, at 3:00 p.m. (EDT) in New York, New York.

A live audio webcast of MFA's presentation at The 12th Annual JMP Securities
Research Conference will be made available to the general public online at
http://wsw.com/webcast/jmp20/mfa/ on May ^ 13th at the time of the
presentation. An audio replay of the presentation will be available following
the presentation at the same website address. The link to the presentation
will also be available on MFA's Investor Information page located on its
website at www.mfafinancial.com.

A live audio webcast of MFA's presentation at the Wells Fargo Securities
Specialty Finance Conference will be made available to the general public
online at http://cc.talkpoint.com/well001/051613a_hr/?entity=1_GC7WVEF on May
16th at the time of the presentation. An audio replay of the presentation
will be available following the presentation at the same website address. The
link to the presentation will also be available on MFA's Investor Information
page located on its website at www.mfafinancial.com.

MFA  is a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the business of
investment, on a leveraged basis, in Agency and Non-Agency residential
mortgage-backed securities.

CONTACT: MFA Investor Relations NYSE: MFA
          800-892-7547
          www.mfafinancial.com



SOURCE MFA Financial, Inc.

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