Press Release Details

Sep 15, 2009

Realty Income Increases Common Stock Monthly Dividend 48th Consecutive Quarterly Increase

ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA, September 15, 2009. Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income), The Monthly Dividend Company®, (NYSE:O) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared an increase in the Company’s common stock monthly cash dividend to $0.1426875 per share from $0.142375 per share. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2009 to shareholders of record as of October 1, 2009. This is the 48th consecutive quarterly increase and the 55th dividend increase since Realty Income went public in 1994. The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $1.71225 per share as compared to the previous annualized dividend amount of $1.7085 per share. The Company continues its long-term policy of declaring and paying dividends on a monthly, rather than on a quarterly, basis.

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