Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation Opens Calgary Office and Appoints Managing Partner

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation (TSX:AI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Stewart as Managing Partner for Alberta and Saskatchewan, and has opened an office in Calgary, Alberta. Daniel was previously a Vice President with a major trust company in Calgary and prior to that with a U.S. bank in Vancouver. He has over three decades experience sourcing and underwriting residential and commercial mortgages in the Prairie Provinces, British Columbia and the western United States.

Daniel has mortgage banking and mezzanine capital raising experience for joint ventures, development projects and acquisitions. Daniel has extensive experience in development financing, interim acquisition loans, term financing and equity participations.

Mr. Stewart is a member of the Real Estate Institute of BC and served three terms as a governor. He created the REIBC Charity Golf Tournament to benefit BC Children's Hospital Foundation and Make a Wish Foundation, chaired its organizing committee for eight years and secured sponsorships to raise hundreds of thousands in donations for the foundations.

Atrium's Calgary office is located in Kensington at 101 – 10th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1V4, telephone (403) 283-2828, cell phone (403) 797-4828.

About Atrium

As a mortgage investment corporation, Atrium is a non-bank provider of residential and commercial real estate finance. Atrium lends in major urban centres in Canada where the stability and liquidity of real estate are at the highest levels. Canadian Mortgage Capital Corporation ("CMCC") is responsible for originating, underwriting, servicing and syndicating Atrium's mortgage loans. CMCC has been Atrium's exclusive manager since Atrium's formation and has grown Atrium's business to a mortgage portfolio of approximately $180 million. CMCC has been in the business of originating and underwriting mortgage loans for over 19 years and servicing mortgage loans for over 13 years.

CONTACT: Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation Daniel Stewart, Managing Partner, Alberta and Saskatchewan Telephone: (403) 283-2828, cell phone: (403) 797-4828 Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation Robert G. Goodall, President and CEO (416) 607-4200 www.atriummic.comSource:Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation