FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * LAZAR MELVIN F 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol ARBOR REALTY TRUST INC [ ABR ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)
C/O ARBOR REALTY TRUST, INC.,, 333 EARLE OVINGTON BLVD., SUITE 900
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/31/2022
(Street)
UNIONDALE, NY I1553
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   (1) 5/31/2022    A (1)    144       (1)  (1) Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share  144  $16.42  6397  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  On May 31, 2022, Mr. Lazar received 144 fully vested restricted stock units (RSUs") of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (the "Company") in lieu of the dividend equivalent due on Mr. Lazar's existing RSUs and paid by the Company on May 31, 2022. Mr. Lazar has elected to defer his dividend equivalents and receipt of the common stock into which the RSUs are converted until May 2023, or earlier if his service as a director is terminated, or a change in control occurs, pursuant to a pre-established deferral election.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
LAZAR MELVIN F
C/O ARBOR REALTY TRUST, INC.,
333 EARLE OVINGTON BLVD., SUITE 900
UNIONDALE, NY I1553
X



Signatures
/s/ John Bishar, Attorney-in-Fact for Melvin F.Lazar 6/2/2022
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

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