David M. Blackman
Douglas Lanois Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Mr. Lanois is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of RMR Mortgage Trust (Nasdaq: RMRM). He is also a Senior Vice President of The RMR Group LLC and Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of Tremont Realty Advisors LLC. Tremont Realty Advisors LLC is a wholly owned SEC registered investment adviser subsidiary of RMR acquired in 2016. Mr. Lanois is responsible for Tremont’s portfolio management and supervises investment closings. Mr. Lanois is also the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Tremont Mortgage Trust (Nasdaq: TRMT). Mr. Lanois has over 30 years of real estate experience. Previously, Mr. Lanois was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Pembroke Real Estate, the real estate development and management division of Fidelity Investments. Prior to Pembroke, Mr. Lanois was Vice President and Controller at Beacon Properties and he previously worked at AEW Capital Management and Laventhol & Horwath. Mr. Lanois earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Carefully consider RMRM’s investment objectives, risk factors and expenses. This and other information can be found in RMRM’s SEC filings which may be obtained by visiting the SEC Edgar database or the “SEC Filings” section of this website. Read these filings carefully before investing.

On April 16, 2020, shareholders approved a change in RMRM’s business from a registered investment company to a commercial mortgage REIT and amended RMRM’s fundamental investment policies and restrictions to permit RMRM to pursue its new business. For further details please click here. For a discussion of the risks associated with RMRM's operation as a commercial mortgage REIT, please click here. For a discussion of the risks associated with RMRM’s legacy assets that it is beginning to transition into commercial mortgages consistent with its new business strategy, please click here.

RMRM is subject to numerous risks, including investment risks. Shares of closed-end funds often trade at a discount from their net asset value. RMRM is not a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in RMRM. An investment in RMRM may not be appropriate for all investors.

RMRM is a closed-end fund and its common shares are only available for purchase and sale at current market price on the The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. A closed-end fund’s dividend yield, market price and net asset value will fluctuate with market conditions. Closed-end funds may trade at a premium to NAV, but often trade at a discount, and RMRM has historically traded at a discount to NAV. Information for RMRM is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell RMRM shares.

There can be no assurance that RMRM’s investment objectives will be achieved or that the RMRM's investment program will be successful.