New York Mortgage Trust 2011 Fourth Quarter Conference Call Scheduled for Friday, March 9, 2012

| Source: New York Mortgage Trust, Inc.

NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (Nasdaq:NYMT) (the "Company") is scheduled to report financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2011 after the close of market on March 8, 2012. New York Mortgage Trust's executive management will host a conference call and audio webcast at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Time, on Friday, March 9, 2012. The conference call dial-in number is 877-312-8806.

A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet, on a listen-only basis, at the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at Please allow extra time, prior to the call, to visit the site and download the necessary software to listen to the Internet broadcast.

A replay of the conference call will be available by calling 855-859-2056. The conference ID number is 59573773. The replay will be available until Friday, March 16, 2012.

About New York Mortgage Trust

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust ("REIT") in the business of acquiring, investing in, financing and managing primarily mortgage-related assets, including Agency and non-Agency residential mortgage-backed securities, high credit quality residential adjustable rate mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage loans and other financial assets. As a REIT, New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. is not subject to federal income tax on its REIT taxable income, provided that it distributes at least 90% of its REIT income to stockholders.

Steven R. Mumma
CEO, President
Phone: 212-792-0109