MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 Per Share

     MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 Per Share

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 28, 2013

NEW YORK, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA)
announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash
dividend of $0.22 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2013.
The dividend will be paid on July 31, 2013, to stockholders of record on July
12, 2013.

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
         800-892-7547
         www.mfafinancial.com

SOURCE MFA Financial, Inc.

Website: http://www.mfafinancial.com