Resource Capital Corp. is a real estate finance company. The Company invests in asset classes, which include commercial real estate-related assets, residential real estate-related assets and commercial finance assets. Its investments in commercial real estate-related assets include first mortgage loans (referred as whole loans); first priority interests in first mortgage loans; subordinated interests in first mortgage loans, and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Its investments in residential real estate-related assets include residential mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities. Its investments in commercial finance assets include middle-market secured corporate loans and preferred equity investments; asset-backed securities backed by senior secured corporate loans; debt tranches of collateralized debt obligations and collateralized loan obligations, and senior secured corporate loans (referred as bank loans). It is externally managed by Resource Capital Manager, Inc.