Press Release Details

Mar 23, 2010

Realty Income Increases Common Stock Monthly Dividend 50th Consecutive Quarterly Increase

ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA, March 23, 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 $0.1433125 per share from $0.143 per share. The dividend is payable on April 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2010. This is the 50th consecutive quarterly increase and the 57th dividend increase since Realty Income went public in 1994. The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $1.71975 per share as compared to the previous annualized dividend amount of $1.716 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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