Founded in 1997 as a real estate investment trust (REIT), Annaly is a leading mortgage REIT listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NLY). Annaly's principal business objective is to generate net income for distribution to shareholders through the prudent selection and management of our investments. Since inception, Annaly has paid over $12 billion in dividends to shareholders.

Annaly Capital Management 2015 Annual Meeting Material