|(COMMISSION FILE NUMBER)||(IRS EMPLOYER ID. NUMBER)|
|333 Earle Ovington Boulevard, Suite 900||11553|
|Uniondale, New York||(ZIP CODE)|
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|Item 8.01||Other Events|
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release, dated December 20, 2010.|
|ARBOR REALTY TRUST, INC.
|By:||/S/ Paul Elenio|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Press Release, dated December 20, 2010.