Founded in 1997 as a Real Estate Investment Trust, Annaly is the largest mortgage REIT listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NLY). The breadth of expertise and market knowledge of our management team gives Annaly the advantage of identifying opportunities to make strategic investment decisions across a wide range of market environments.
As the graphs below demonstrate, Annaly’s prudent management of its strategy, including asset selection, liability management and business expansion, has generated compelling returns for investors. The majority of those returns come from dividend income. Since its IPO in 1997, Annaly has paid out over $9 billion in dividends to shareholders.