PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) will be presenting at the Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., Inc. Capital Markets Investor Conference on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 1:35 P.M. Eastern Standard Time in the Morosco Room at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Jonathan Z. Cohen, President and CEO, will be presenting and answering questions afterwards. We invite all interested parties to join us for our presentation.

About Resource America, Inc.

Resource America, Inc. is a specialized asset management company that uses industry specific expertise to generate and administer investment opportunities for its own account and for outside investors in the commercial finance, real estate and financial fund management sectors. For more information please visit our website at or contact

Certain matters discussed within this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Although Resource America, Inc. believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include financial performance, regulatory changes, changes in local or national economic conditions and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the SEC, including quarterly reports on Form 10Q, reports on Form 8-K and annual reports on Form 10-K.

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