FBR Group to Report First Quarter 2008 Results
Investors Able to Access Conference Call on Web Thursday, April 24, 2008
PRNewswire - First Call
Arlington, Virginia

ARLINGTON, Va., April 10, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group, Inc. (NYSE: FBR) today announced that the company will release results for the first quarter of 2008 before the market opens on Thursday, April 24, 2008.

Investors wishing to listen to the earnings conference call at 9:00 A.M. U.S. EDT, Thursday, April 24, 2008, may do so via the web at: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=71352&p=irol-irhome.

Replays of the webcast will be available after the call.

Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group, Inc. (FBR) invests in mortgage-related assets, merchant banking opportunities and is the majority owner of FBR Capital Market Corporation, a separate publicly traded company. FBR is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For more information, please visit http://www.fbr.com.

Statements concerning future performance, developments, events, market forecasts, revenues, expenses, earnings, run rates and any other guidance on present or future periods, constitute forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of factors, risks and uncertainties that might cause actual results to differ materially from stated expectations or current circumstances. These factors include, but are not limited to, the effect of demand for public offerings, activity in the secondary securities markets, interest rates, costs of borrowing, interest spreads, mortgage pre-payment speeds, risks associated with merchant banking investments, the realization of gains and losses on principal investments, available technologies, competition for business and personnel, and general economic, political and market conditions. These and other risks are described in the company's Annual Report and Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q that are available from the company and from the SEC.

For further information: Media - Lauren Burk +1-703-469-1004 lburk@fbr.com Investors - Paul Beattie +1-703-312-9673 pbeattie@fbr.com