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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   October 28, 2011

RAIT Financial Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland 1-14760 23-2919819
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
2929 Arch St., 17th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   19104
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (215) 243-9000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

[  ]  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
[  ]  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
[  ]  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
[  ]  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On October 28, 2011, RAIT Financial Trust issued a press release regarding its earnings for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011. A copy of this press release is furnished with this report as an exhibit to Form 8-K. The information in this Current Report, including the exhibit hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The exhibit furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K is identified in the Exhibit Index immediately following the signature page of this report. Such Exhibit Index is incorporated herein by reference.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    RAIT Financial Trust
October 28, 2011   By:   /s/ Jack E. Salmon
        Name: Jack E. Salmon
        Title: Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release