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MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA)

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8.16-0.44 (-5.12%)
At close: 04:00PM EDT
8.20 +0.04 (+0.49%)
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MFA Financial, Inc.

One Vanderbilt Avenue
48th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States
212 207 6400

Sector(s)Real Estate
Full Time Employees298

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Craig L. KnutsonPres, CEO & Director4.56MN/A1959
Mr. Stephen D. YaradChief Financial Officer896.6kN/A1970
Mr. Gudmundur KristjanssonSr. VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer2.19MN/A1980
Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFASr. VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer2.19MN/A1984
Mr. Harold E. SchwartzSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.936.6kN/A1965
Mr. Michael RoperSr. VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John W. ElliottSr. VP & CTON/AN/AN/A
Mr. Terence B. MeyersSr. VP & Director of TaxN/AN/A1955
Mr. Matthew G. OttingerSr. VP & ControllerN/AN/A1958
Ms. Mei LinSr. VP & Co-ControllerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 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.


MFA Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), agency MBS, and credit risk transfer securities; residential whole loans, including purchased performing loans, purchased credit deteriorated, and non-performing loans; and mortgage servicing rights related assets. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT and would not be subject to federal income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. MFA Financial, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate Governance

MFA Financial, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2022 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 3.

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.