Press Release Details

Dec 14, 2010

Realty Income Increases Common Stock Monthly Dividend - 53rd Consecutive Quarterly Increase

ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA, December 14, 2010. 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 $0.14425 per share from $0.1439375 per share. The dividend is payable on January 18, 2011 to shareholders of record as of January 3, 2011. This is the 53rd consecutive quarterly increase and the 60th dividend increase since Realty Income went public in 1994. The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $1.731 per share as compared to the previous annualized dividend amount of $1.72725 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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