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Broadmark Realty Capital (BRMK)

Participants
Nevin Boparai General Counsel
Jeffrey Pyatt President, CEO & Director
David Schneider CFO, Treasurer & Principal Accounting Officer
Stephen Laws Raymond James
Steve Delaney and JMP Securities
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Operator

Good afternoon, and welcome to Broadmark Realty Capital Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] After today's presentation, there'll be an opportunity to ask questions. Please note that this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Nevin Boparai from Broadmark General Counsel. ahead. go Please

Nevin Boparai

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Jeffrey Pyatt

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David Schneider

good everyone. and Jeff Thanks, afternoon,

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the this per income On and approximately For share. year net of common income we million XXXX, million. net $XXX.X basis, GAAP $XX.X diluted a the full a total per of revenue reflects $X.XX share reported of

year for the Our loans $XX.X on million for million, full was $X.XX were distributable or the full and million. per our year was $XX.X Interest income $XX.X earnings XXXX income share. diluted common fee

I'd Now accounting this to to items two quarter. like call for your attention

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few to Now, for the Jeff I'd turn closing a comments. call like to back

Jeffrey Pyatt

members, support. in partners XXXX. shareholders continued to achievements proud We are our want your gratitude team we other and to deepest recap, To of our our that extend challenging for a and environment

year, continuing XXXX leaving beyond. positioned optimal we look capital well to as enhance made the execute progress and to to structure into ahead Over us provide our we've past significant flexibility, and

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Operator

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Unidentified Analyst

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on is revolver? that the the $XXX reduce that cash a take think coming kind balance to similar Or I but that? on relying of liquidity thinking that might replace amount of million cash sheet for kind mentioned imply it you of draw by you revolver Does smaller quarters. your in amount down about balance then

David Schneider

place Thanks, a the now to It's a million. consistent in excited great have of is in yes, today. And sure. straight with announced million the $XXX messaging credit Yes, question. past, facility $XXX that our current earlier are so And that we and very in our Colin. off near-term, for first,

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Unidentified Analyst

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David Schneider

let I Colin, I'll I'll changed has haven't comments. if take additional Jeff and stab, our jump a any in we mean, of he underwriting. any

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we good, but felt risk change So, no appetite. in

Jeffrey Pyatt

loans, of my sense. been a come out. of if land Colin, that working our are Hope is ours. where that go bring we building portion been usually of it portfolio get land math, the down. down quite When we makes that's an apartment, that did and that you maximum we doing building home, to the would bit, has when XX% a a to closer we've guess that we vertical, And drop lot

Unidentified Analyst

questions. my taking for Thanks Yes.

David Schneider

Colin. Thanks,

Operator

from from is Our Laws Raymond Go question ahead. James. next Stephen

Stephen Laws

afternoon. first, I Jeff, from talk I or as about David, maybe, standpoint. good modeling if you think guess Hi, maybe a

Atlantic origination bit I I and cash mix near-term the last more. pipeline, we that down the the a that, a loans with I'm pace your increased it going of little quarters. has But should of couple hasn't quarters? Mid coupled think guess, about increased of in southeast up the As and little surprised And about think repayments growth how in balance versus coming

So, can portfolio capital recycle you having those new as expanding year? regions about you Or as those it how other markets? mix regions? two Is talk deploy there limited this we think a should of growing into within just about capital the

David Schneider

joining. how Thanks, bit Stephen, I'll regions. talk for Jeff, about a I'll little more let a about and Jeff the Stephen, talk liquidity, bit about little

mentioned of of liked driver $XXX had think balance I we would you seen. have to higher XX. the on of yes, bit that And December expect. saw that than think that $XXX fourth sheet quarter, in That's a million higher obviously the run almost levels our little We mean, the have would So I I a We point, as million little we higher we to bit rate prepayments. payoffs. is cash in than your saw pre-COVID than which

that So residential there. that, upcoming attack it's so QX us. significant do any that have significant there's don't with we got the in we front facility as about loans take place, in the right that of the much I and we of now, continuing did competition basically good go kind there's quarter. necessary out the really loans, lot that in pipeline, good knowing is to are credit changes, of and we out a feel that as rein very Residential, just to single But put free And want quarters, liquidity. offset the hot and that now we originations family think

we deploy quarters. and our possible the And upcoming to the in of as going do in pick front as that's collateral much best ultimately, capital that see competitors market We we're continue spots the and to us. ensure enter

Jeffrey Pyatt

Thanks way, your to hear nice voice. joining us. think, I by for And the Steven,

to four and Atlantic other certainly to Mid in close, both each they the And I expect future. think grow see over in The guys southeast I very this and competitive. of think regional I are year, and very the the course their continue to sights. the have all that,

So, you'll and picks see eye so think an I on that them up. keep

Stephen Laws

be short-term call. they're Great. Jeff, remaining When and or the the on timing the And good $XXX resolving the about yes, typically to I defaults, million appreciate think comments. loans. I

do it'll other that imagine Where's today and level? normalized compared talk can you to maybe we $XXX I'd get of of you more some back think loans. resolutions timing of that from about But they where to here, quickly, resolved kind if So, where million? fairly possible a the get at to kind are

David Schneider

And would QX Yes. I total defaults reduced outstanding Sure. from XX% so say, we think in Stephen, I QX. by our about

or love in to be was I XX% default QX. of trying by XX% to rate we'd attack in XX% yes, think, residential I complete, point, I for a think think this doing are XX% rate a your complete run similar QX. collateralized that is good properties. the nearly the We're quarter, So, of to portfolio current loans But

So, those catching we good on feel still some about of up numbers. those. We're

a it bit little more take time. So, will

want a not bringing we having I it. want That's by kind good progress. goal of of the to first where normalized the goal rate down it normalized But XXXX. It's think think, obviously, quarter, rate to is end at that be our not going a to at a a rate default I now. of we XX% XXXX. run made get think -- I in to with if we're keep We we're right

our think the the interest and some million earnings. dropped of the income. that's we on accrual million, the $XX status, the of $XX saw by resolution, and loans about not for probably Based or I pickup pickup driver You default pretty significantly, in off

million We $XXX non-accrual $XXX at of that So, we're in December working about on XX, drag. XX. million it as September from $X.XX to dropped

happening we're in were in status, that not to So, as did defaults we get for three current. total we'd quickly as like, bought plus QX, continuing defaults we some but it's that default back

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continue loans We most, if interest not on resolution. and principal to on get all

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Stephen Laws

It want a private REIT, days month this Last the Great. ago. on newsletter pace to that question, pretty I five from there have have months that last about? fund? the six looks to few like the picked a or five touch good months you first seems growth up another feel good of been pretty the growth good over four or it like the pretty, Is solid

David Schneider

a pace lot up months. of really last seen four the in Yes, or picked three We've we've interest. the

think of I $XX of as at assets million management under we were January.

time private the a from coming of when in pandemic. that's obviously, March we REIT So the long middle launched the

sheet of much REIT. pick environment, we're how we're state up there. positive we get of the and going private in current got some pipeline in looking we're REIT. that definitely working current got the bring on month at a got each to to want At to we've We've from We've in evaluate private interest. the So, ton where cash through that, lot involved the capital a in folks balance

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Stephen Laws

Great. Well, comments Jeff, thank both the David, you evening. this for

David Schneider

you, Thank Appreciate it. Stephen.

Operator

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Steve Delaney

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David Schneider

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Steve Delaney

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Jeffrey Pyatt

to referring You're Montana?

Steve Delaney

Yes, to referring Montana, I'm yes.

Jeffrey Pyatt

and have -- So, easy on it this Montana quickly state grow we pretty of with it's it as a on because for as And the is depends small. it's radar, to that the well Montana numerator denominator. our starting the size is

so… And

Steve Delaney

yes. Yes,

Jeffrey Pyatt

a We'll in reminds do good of prices there. me Idaho, we it's strong. in just look one home sort cautiously. It And we'll look all been and it. And we it use. over, at will of other But state. Steve, way when went at There’s have markets to

Steve Delaney

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Jeffrey Pyatt

on what do. served or we tend to Yes, the focused decade another. quarter, we tough part, Steve, place one it's well the so. or And is that, there's every month, stay for us every there's last about pretty another headline And

And hot we that always that before whatever rigor we make have. sure the do want so, next it and with we same on to we spot the jump is, just methodically, we it do

Steve Delaney

you well. Thank tonight. your you both served it comments Well, for

David Schneider

Thanks, Steve.

Operator

our I remarks. the to management session. concludes turn back conference would question-and-answer This for like over closing to

Jeffrey Pyatt

next Broadmark, at of Thank look before that all have forward being you couldn't I at you part without again, to for all it quarter. We the grateful. stay you, of end you. under exciting of of us not call. if this Thank And healthy. done behalf on hope you. full our It's I I'm speaking all of have to our And with first all year belts.

Operator

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