Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Appoints Glenn Votek as Chief Administrative Officer

  Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Appoints Glenn Votek as Chief Administrative

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NEW YORK -- May 20, 2013

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) today announced that Glenn Votek
has been appointed its Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Votek brings over 20
years of financial and operational experience to Annaly with particular
expertise in risk management, capital raising, liability management and
regulatory oversight. Mr. Votek will report directly to Kevin Keyes, Annaly’s

Mr. Votek joins Annaly from CIT Group where he was an Executive Vice President
and Treasurer since 1999 and President of Consumer Finance since 2012. At CIT,
Mr. Votek was responsible for all functional areas of CIT’s treasury group,
including capital markets, securitization, asset/liability management,
hedging, international treasury, cash management, and banking and rating
agency relations. He was also actively involved in the investor marketing
activities at CIT. Included among his committee memberships were: Asset
Liability Management Committee, Financial Disclosure Committee, Pension
Investments Committee and the Employee Benefit Plans Committee. He also
previously served as Chairman of the Board of CIT Bank.

Mr. Votek joined CIT in November 1999 following its acquisition of Newcourt
Credit Group, at which time he was appointed Treasurer. Prior to the
acquisition, he was the Treasurer of Newcourt Credit Corp. and AT&T Capital
Corporation. Mr. Votek has also held various treasury and financial management
positions within AT&T Corporation, Amerada Hess Corporation and Westinghouse
Credit Corporation. Mr. Votek earned a Masters of Business Administration in
Finance from Rutgers University, where he remains active as an executive
mentor for MBA students, and attended the Executive Education Program of the
Colgate W. Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University
of Virginia.

This news release and our public documents to which we refer contain or
incorporate by reference certain forward-looking statements within the meaning
of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements
which are based on various assumptions (some of which are beyond our control)
may be identified by reference to a future period or periods or by the use of
forward-looking terminology, such as “may,” “will,” “believe,” “expect,”
“anticipate,” “continue,” or similar terms or variations on those terms or the
negative of those terms. Actual results could differ materially from those set
forth in forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including,
but not limited to, changes in interest rates, changes in the yield curve,
changes in prepayment rates, the availability of mortgage-backed securities
and other securities for purchase, the availability of financing and, if
available, the terms of any financing, changes in the market value of our
assets, changes in business conditions and the general economy, our ability to
consummate any contemplated investment opportunities, our ability to integrate
the commercial mortgage business, changes in government regulations affecting
our business, our ability to maintain our qualification as a REIT for federal
income tax purposes, our ability to maintain our exemption from registration
under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and risks associated
with the broker-dealer business of our subsidiary, and risks associated with
the investment advisory business of our subsidiaries, including the removal by
clients of assets they manage, their regulatory requirements and competition
in the investment advisory business. For a discussion of the risks and
uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those contained
in the forward-looking statements, see “Risk Factors” in our most recent
Annual Report on Form 10-K and any subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
We do not undertake, and specifically disclaim any obligation, to publicly
release the result of any revisions which may be made to any forward-looking
statements to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or
circumstances after the date of such statements.


Annaly Capital Management, Inc.
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