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The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.

Monday, July 25, 2011

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.18:35 EDT Monday, July 25, 2011 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is investigating M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (“MDC” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MDC), and its Board of Directors, in connection with the Company's 2008, 2009, and 2010 compensation for its CEO and other executives. If you owned shares during this time period, you may be affected. To get more information, click here: http://zlk.9nl.com/mdc-holdings/. At the Company's recent annual shareholder meeting held April 27, 2011, shareholders voted “no” on MDC's say on pay provision. The investigation concerns whether certain senior officers and executives of MDC's were awarded salaries, bonuses, and/or other forms of compensation that were excessive or unwarranted based on the MDC's performance. Specifically, MDC's CEO total compensation rose from $6.5 million in 2008 to $9.2 million in 2010 and its COO pay increased from about $7.3 million in 2008 to $9 million in 2010. Executive pay was increased despite the fact that MDC's annual revenue fell from $2.885 billion in 2007 to $958.65 million in 2010. To speak directly to an attorney please contact Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. either via email at ek@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://www.zlk.com/mdc-holdings-mdc.html. Levi & Korsinsky has expertise in protecting shareholders' rights and prosecuting investor securities litigation. The attorneys at Levi & Korsinsky have extensive experience in litigating actions on behalf of shareholders victimized by financial fraud and represent investors throughout the nation. Levi & Korsinsky has been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead counsel on behalf of shareholders in major securities fraud cases. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Please be aware that prior results never guarantee similar future outcomes. Levi & Korsinsky, LLPEduard Korsinsky, Esq.30 Broad Street - 15th FloorNew York, NY 10004Tel: (212) 363-7500Toll Free: (877) 363-5972Fax: (212) 363-7171www.zlk.com