REDWOOD TRUST, INC.
ARTICLES SUPPLEMENTARY TO THE CHARTER
ELECTION TO SUBTITLE 8 OF TITLE 3 OF MARYLAND GENERAL
CORPORATION LAW DIRECTOR VACANCY
Redwood Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation (hereinafter called the "Corporation"), having its principal office at
The Corporation Trust, Incorporated, Baltimore City, Maryland, hereby certifies to the State Department of
Assessments and Taxation of Maryland, that:
FIRST: Pursuant to Section 3-802 of the Maryland General Corporation Law ("GCL"), the Corporation has
elected to be subject to Section 3-804(c) of the Maryland GCL by resolution of its Board of Directors on March
SECOND: Such Section 3-804(c) of the Maryland GCL provides that:
"(1) Notwithstanding any provision in the charter or bylaws, this subsection applies to a vacancy that results from:
(i) an increase in the size of the board of directors; or
(ii) the death, resignation, or removal of a director.
(2) Each vacancy on the board of directors of a corporation may be filled only by the affirmative vote of a
majority of the remaining directors in office, even if the remaining directors do not constitute a quorum.
(3) Any director elected to fill a vacancy shall hold office:
(i) For the remainder of the full term of the class of directors in which the vacancy occurred; and
(ii) Until a successor is elected and qualifies."
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Corporation has caused these presents to be signed in its name and on its behalf
by its President and witnessed by its Secretary on April 7, 2003.
THE UNDERSIGNED, President of Redwood Trust, Inc., who executed on behalf of the Corporation the
Articles Supplementary of which this Certificate is made a part, hereby acknowledges in the name and on behalf
of said Corporation that the matters and facts set forth herein with respect to the authorization and approval
thereof are true in all material respects under the penalties of perjury.
WITNESS: REDWOOD TRUST, INC