Default Excess means, with respect to any Defaulting Lender, the excess, if any, of such Defaulting Lender’s Pro Rata Share of the aggregate outstanding principal amount of Loans of all Lenders (calculated as if all Defaulting Lenders (other than such Defaulting Lender) had funded all of their respective Defaulted Loans) over the aggregate outstanding principal amount of all Loans of such Defaulting Lender.

Write-up Excess With respect to each Payment Date, the excess, if any, of the Tranche Write-up Amount for such Payment Date over the Tranche Write-up Amount allocated on such Payment Date pursuant to clauses (i) through (v) of “Allocation of Tranche Write-up Amounts to the Reference Tranches” in Section 3.03(c) of this Agreement.

Excess Fraud Loss Any Fraud Loss, or portion thereof, which exceeds the then applicable Fraud Loss Amount.

Monthly Excess Cashflow For any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the sum of the Monthly Excess Interest and Overcollateralization Release Amount, if any, for such date.

Aggregate Excess Funding Amount has the meaning specified in Section 2.2(c)(iv).

Applicable ECF Percentage means, for any fiscal year, (a) 50% if the Total Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is greater than or equal to 6.00 to 1.00, (b) 25% if the Total Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is less than 6.00 to 1.00 but greater than or equal to 5.00 to 1.00 and (c) 0% if the Total Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such fiscal year is less than 5.00 to 1.00.

Retained Excess Cash Flow Amount means, at any date of determination, an amount, determined on a cumulative basis, that is equal to the aggregate cumulative sum of the Excess Cash Flow that is not required to be applied as a mandatory prepayment under Section 2.11(b)(i) for all Excess Cash Flow Periods ending after the Closing Date and prior to such date; provided that such amount shall not be less than zero for any Excess Cash Flow Period.

ECF Percentage has the meaning specified in Section 2.05(b)(i).

Net Monthly Excess Cashflow With respect to each Distribution Date, the sum of (a) any Overcollateralization Release Amount for such Distribution Date and (b) the excess of (x) Available Funds for such Distribution Date over (y) the sum for such Distribution Date of (A) the Monthly Interest Distributable Amounts for the Class A Certificates and the Mezzanine Certificates, (B) the Unpaid Interest Shortfall Amounts for the Class A Certificates and (C) the Principal Remittance Amount.

Quarterly Excess Spread Percentage means, with respect to the August 2008 Distribution Date and each Distribution Date thereafter, the percentage equivalent of a fraction the numerator of which is the sum of the Excess Spread Percentages with respect to the immediately preceding three Monthly Periods and the denominator of which is three.

Section 409A Limit means the lesser of two (2) times: (i) Executive’s annualized compensation based upon the annual rate of pay paid to Executive during the Company’s taxable year preceding the Company’s taxable year of Executive’s termination of employment as determined under Treasury Regulation 1.409A-1(b)(9)(iii)(A)(1) and any Internal Revenue Service guidance issued with respect thereto; or (ii) the maximum amount that may be taken into account under a qualified plan pursuant to Section 401(a)(17) of the Code for the year in which Executive’s employment is terminated.

Net Monthly Excess Cash Flow For any Distribution Date the amount remaining for distribution pursuant to subsection 4.02(a)(iii) (before giving effect to distributions pursuant to such subsection).

Cumulative Retained Excess Cash Flow Amount means, at any date, an amount, not less than zero in the aggregate, determined on a cumulative basis equal to the aggregate cumulative sum of the Retained Percentage of Excess Cash Flow for all Excess Cash Flow Periods ending after the Closing Date and prior to such date.

Monthly Excess Interest As to any Distribution Date, the sum of (A) the Interest Remittance Amount remaining after the application of payments pursuant to clauses A. through F. of Section 4.02(b)(i) plus (B) the Principal Payment Amount remaining after the application of payments pursuant to clauses A. through E. of Section 4.02(b)(ii) or (iii).

Quarterly Excess Available Funds Percentage means, with respect to the March 2008 Transfer Date and each Transfer Date thereafter, the percentage equivalent of a fraction the numerator of which is the sum of the Excess Available Funds Percentages with respect to the immediately preceding three Monthly Periods and the denominator of which is three.

Cumulative Net Realized Tax Benefit for a Taxable Year means the cumulative amount of Realized Tax Benefits for all Taxable Years of the Corporate Taxpayer, up to and including such Taxable Year, net of the cumulative amount of Realized Tax Detriments for the same period. The Realized Tax Benefit and Realized Tax Detriment for each Taxable Year shall be determined based on the most recent Tax Benefit Schedule or Amended Schedule, if any, in existence at the time of such determination.

Allocable Excess Proceeds will mean the product of:

Excess Funding Amount means the amount on deposit in the Excess Funding Account.

Total Monthly Excess Spread As to any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the excess if any, of (i) the interest on the Mortgage Loans received by the Servicer on or prior to the related Determination Date or advanced by the Servicer for the related Remittance Date (net of Expense Fees) over (ii) the sum of the amounts payable to the Certificates pursuant to Section 4.02(a)(i) on such Distribution Date.

Parachute Payment means a payment that is described in Code Section 280G(b)(2), determined in accordance with Code Section 280G and the regulations promulgated or proposed thereunder.

Excess Contribution means a contribution that exceeds the

Excess Bankruptcy Loss Any Bankruptcy Loss, or portion thereof, which exceeds the then applicable Bankruptcy Amount.

Prepayment Interest Excess Amount With respect to any Principal Prepayment in full which is applied to the related Mortgage Loan from the first day of the month of any Remittance Date through the sixteenth day of the month of such Remittance Date, all amounts paid in respect of interest on such Principal Prepayment in full. A Prepayment Interest Excess Amount cannot result from a Principal Prepayment in part, but only from a Principal Prepayment in full.

Net Simple Interest Excess With respect to any Distribution Date, the excess, if any, of (a) the amount of the payments received by the Servicers and the Master Servicer in the related Collection Period allocable to interest in respect of Simple Interest Mortgage Loans, calculated in accordance with the Simple Interest Method, net of the related Servicing Fees, over (b) 30 days’ interest at the weighted average (by principal balance) of the Net Mortgage Rates of the Simple Interest Mortgage Loans as of the first day of the related Collection Period, as determined by the related Servicer, on the aggregate principal balance of such Simple Interest Mortgage Loans for such Distribution Date, carried to six decimal places, rounded down, and calculated on the basis of a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months. For this purpose, the amount of interest received in respect of the Simple Interest Mortgage Loans in any month shall be deemed (a) to include any Advances of interest made by the related Servicer, the Master Servicer or the Securities Administrator in such month in respect of such Simple Interest Mortgage Loans and (b) to be reduced by any amounts paid to the related Servicer, the Master Servicer or the Securities Administrator in such month in reimbursement of Advances previously made by the Servicer, the Master Servicer or the Securities Administrator in respect of such Simple Interest Mortgage Loans.

Excess Parachute Payment means a payment described in Section 280G(b)(1) of the Code.

Defined Contribution Dollar Limitation means, for any Limitation Year, $46,000, as adjusted for increases in the cost-of-living under Code section 415(d). If a short Limitation Year is created because of a Plan amendment changing the Limitation Year to a different 12-consecutive month period, the Defined Contribution Dollar Limitation for the short Limitation Year will not exceed the amount determined in the preceding sentence multiplied by a fraction, the numerator of which is the number of months in the short Limitation Year and the denominator of which is 12.