GREENWICH, Conn., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: STWD) ("the Company") today announced that the Company has received the 2020 NAREIT Gold Investor Award, which recognizes communications and reporting excellence, for the mortgage REIT category. For the seventh consecutive year, Starwood Property Trust is the only commercial mortgage REIT to earn this prestigious honor. The award will be presented as part of REITWeek, NAREIT's 2020 Investor Conference, to be held in a virtual format on June 2-4, 2020.
"We are once again honored to receive this recognition from NAREIT, reflecting our continued efforts to provide best-in-class disclosure, transparency, and accessibility to all of our stakeholders. With continued dislocation in the financial markets we believe that our commitment to strong external communication is more important than ever. We firmly believe that this transparency, combined with our strong balance sheet and multi-cylinder platform, differentiates us and is critical to our continued success," commented Barry Sternlicht, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Property Trust.
Starwood Property Trust was among 20 publicly-traded mortgage REITS who were evaluated on the basis of their online presence, transparent SEC filings and other disclosures including supplemental packages, the quality of earnings calls and accessibility of management.
About Starwood Property Trust, Inc.
Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD), is a leading diversified finance company with a core focus on the real estate and infrastructure sectors. An affiliate of global private investment firm Starwood Capital Group, the Company has successfully deployed over $63 billion of capital since inception and manages a portfolio of over $17 billion across debt and equity investments. Starwood Property Trust's investment objective is to generate attractive and stable returns for shareholders, primarily through dividends, by leveraging a premiere global organization to identify and execute on the best risk adjusted returning investments across its target assets. Additional information can be found at www.starwoodpropertytrust.com.
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