FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sachem Capital Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.12 Per Share
Branford, Connecticut, April 1, 2021 -- Sachem Capital Corp. (NYSE American: SACH) announced today that its board of directors authorized and declared a quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of trading on the NYSE American on April 12, 2021. The dividend will be payable on April 16, 2021.
John Villano, CPA, Chief Executive Officer of Sachem Capital Corp., stated, “We are pleased to declare the issuance of this dividend, which reflects the strength of our business operations and robust loan pipeline despite the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to grow our loan portfolio in our traditional markets, as well as new markets such as Florida, while protecting and preserving capital in a manner that provides for attractive risk-adjusted returns to our shareholders over the long term. Furthermore, we are well capitalized with a solid balance sheet to take advantage of the market demand for our loan products.”
About Sachem Capital, Corp.
Sachem Capital Corp. specializes in originating, underwriting, funding, servicing and managing a portfolio of mortgage loans secured by first mortgage liens on real property. Its customers include real estate investors and developers who use the proceeds of the loans to fund their acquisition, renovation, development, rehabilitation and/or improvement of properties located primarily in Connecticut. The properties securing the loans are generally classified as residential or commercial real estate and, typically, are held for resale or investment. The Company does not lend to owner occupants. Sachem’s primary underwriting criteria is a conservative loan to value ratio. Sachem elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in 2017 and continues to qualify and operate as a REIT.
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