Press Release Details

Sep 21, 2010

Realty Income Increases Common Stock Monthly Dividend 52nd Consecutive Quarterly Increase

ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA, September 21, 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 $0.1439375 per share from $0.143625 per share. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of October 1, 2010. This is the 52nd consecutive quarterly increase and the 59th dividend increase since Realty Income went public in 1994. The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $1.72725 per share as compared to the previous annualized dividend amount of $1.7235 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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