SOURCE: Resource Capital Corp.

May 04, 2011 11:00 ET

Resource Capital Corp. to Present at the Tenth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE: RSO) announced today that it will participate in The Tenth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference that will take place May 9th - 11th in San Francisco, California. Jonathan Z. Cohen, President and CEO, will speak on May 9th from 10:30 to 10:55 AM (Pacific Time) in Salon IV. The management of RSO will be available for questions after the presentation.

Resource Capital Corp. is a commercial real estate specialty finance company that qualifies as a real estate investment trust, or REIT, for federal income tax purposes. Resource Capital Corp.'s investment strategy focuses on commercial real estate-related assets and, to a lesser extent, higher-yielding commercial finance assets. The Company invests in the following asset classes: commercial real estate-related assets such as whole loans, A-notes, B-notes, mezzanine loans and commercial mortgage-related securities and investments in real estate joint ventures as well as commercial finance assets such as bank loans, lease receivables, other asset backed securities, trust preferred securities, and debt tranches of collateralized debt obligations, structured note investments and private equity investments principally issued by financial institutions.

Resource Capital Corp. is externally managed by Resource Capital Manager, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI), 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 real estate, commercial finance and financial fund management sectors.

For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.resourcecapitalcorp.comor contact investor relations at pkamdar@resourceamerica.com.

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