NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /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 $0.77
per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. The $0.77 dividend is
payable on October 30, 2006 to holders of record on October 16, 2006.
iStar Financial Inc. is the leading publicly traded finance company
focused on the commercial real estate industry. The Company primarily provides
custom tailored financing to high end private and corporate owners of real
estate, including senior and mezzanine real estate debt, senior and mezzanine
corporate capital, corporate net lease financing and equity. The Company,
which is taxed as a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), seeks to deliver
strong dividends and superior risk-adjusted returns on equity to shareholders
by providing innovative and value added financing solutions to its customers.
Additional information on iStar Financial is available on the Company's
website at http://www.istarfinancial.com .
SOURCE iStar Financial Inc.
CONTACT: Catherine D. Rice, Chief Financial Officer, Andrew G. Backman,
Vice President - Investor Relations, or Jason Fooks, Investor Relations,
+1-212-930-9400, all of iStar Financial Inc./