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CYS Investments, Inc. (CYS)

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CYS Investments, Inc.

500 Totten Pond Road
6th Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
United States

IndustryREIT - Diversified
Full Time Employees17

Key Executives

Mr. Kevin E. Grant CFAChairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Chief Investment Officer2.28MN/A56
Mr. Jack DeCicco CPAChief Financial Officer and Treasurer954.69kN/A41
Mr. Richard E. ClearyChief Operating Officer and Assistant Sec.816.28kN/A54
Mr. Thomas A. RosenbloomExec. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel and Sec.1.31MN/A54
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


CYS Investments, Inc., a specialty finance company, invests in residential mortgage pass-through certificates in the United States. It primarily purchases Agency residential mortgage backed securities that are issued, and the principal and interest of which are guaranteed by a federally chartered corporation; and debt securities issued by the United States Department of Treasury. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. The company was formerly known as Cypress Sharpridge Investments, Inc. and changed its name to CYS Investments, Inc. in September 2011. CYS Investments, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

CYS Investments, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.