AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MITT) (the "Company")
announced today that Allan N. Krinsman has joined the Company as General
Counsel and Assistant Secretary. Mr. Krinsman assumed the role effective
September 16, 2011.
Mr. Krinsman has over 25 years of extensive experience in
mortgage-backed securities and residential mortgages. He joins the
Company from Freddie Mac, where he was Associate General
Counsel-Mortgage Law. Prior to that, Mr. Krinsman was in private
practice at major national law firms, including Stroock & Stroock &
Lavan, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and Brown & Wood, where he was a partner
specializing in securities law and mortgage finance, and represented
major investment banks, mortgage REITs, hedge funds and mortgage banking
David Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, said, "Allan brings significant
experience in capital markets and mortgage finance to the Company, as
well as extensive knowledge of mortgage-backed securities. His expertise
is a great fit with our focus on residential mortgage assets and growth
opportunities in the mortgage REIT sector."
Mr. Krinsman received his J.D. from the George Washington University, a
masters degree from Harvard University and a bachelors degree from
About AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc.
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust
that invests in, acquires and manages a diversified portfolio of
residential mortgage assets, other real estate-related securities and
financial assets. AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. is externally
managed and advised by AG REIT Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Angelo,
Gordon & Co., L.P., an SEC-registered investment adviser that
specializes in alternative investment activities. Please visit the
Company's website at www.agmortgageinvestmenttrust.com.
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc.
Allan Krinsman, 212-883-4180