Press Release Details

Jan 26, 2009

William E. Clark to Retire as Realty Income Chairman

ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA, January 26, 2009. Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income), The Monthly Dividend Company®, (NYSE: O) today announced that its non-executive chairman, William E. Clark, will retire from the Board of Directors effective after the Board‟s regularly scheduled meeting on February 10, 2009. The Company also stated that the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee has recommended, and the Board of Directors has elected, Donald R. Cameron as the new non-executive chairman effective upon Mr. Clark‟s retirement.

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