CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We consent to the use in this Amendment No. 1 to Registration Statement No. 333-145525 of our report dated September 25, 2007 relating to the balance sheet of Chimera Investment Corporation appearing in the Prospectus, which is a part of such Registration Statement, and to the reference to us under the headings Experts in such Prospectus.
/s/ Deloitte & Touche LLP
New York, New York
September 25, 2007