NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iStar Financial Inc.
(NYSE: SFI), the leading publicly traded finance company focused on the
commercial real estate industry, announced today that its Board of Directors
has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.7325
per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2005. The $0.7325 dividend is
payable on December 29, 2005 to holders of record on December 15, 2005.
iStar Financial is the leading publicly traded finance company focused on
the commercial real estate industry. The Company provides custom-tailored
financing to high-end private and corporate owners of real estate nationwide,
including senior and junior mortgage debt, senior and mezzanine corporate
capital, and corporate net lease financing. The Company, which is taxed as a
real estate investment trust, seeks to deliver a strong dividend and superior
risk-adjusted returns on equity to shareholders by providing the highest
quality financing solutions to its customers. Additional information on iStar
Financial is available on the Company's website at
SOURCE iStar Financial Inc.
CONTACT: Catherine D. Rice, Chief Financial Officer, or
Andrew C. Richardson, Executive Vice President - Capital Markets, or
Andrew G. Backman, Vice President - Investor Relations, all of
iStar Financial Inc., +1-212-930-9400
Web site: http://www.istarfinancial.com