Press Release Details

Mar 30, 2015

Realty Income To Join S&P 500 Index

SAN DIEGO, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income), (NYSE: O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced that it will be added to the S&P 500 index after the close of trading on Monday, April 6, 2015. Realty Income will be one of 24 REITs and the only net lease REIT included in the index.

Realty Income Corporation - The Monthly Dividend Company.

"The addition of our company to the S&P 500 index is a milestone that recognizes our proven track record of performance throughout our long operating history," said John P. Case, Realty Income's Chief Executive Officer. "We are pleased by this achievement and remain committed to operating our company in a manner that supports the payment of growing monthly dividends over time."

About the Company
Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company®, is a New York Stock Exchange listed real estate company dedicated to providing shareholders with dependable monthly income. To date, the company has declared 537 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 46-year operating history and increased the dividend 80 times since Realty Income's listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 1994. The monthly income is supported by the cash flow from over 4,300 properties owned under long-term lease agreements with regional and national retail chains and other commercial tenants. The company is an active buyer of net-leased commercial properties nationwide. Additional information about the company can be obtained from the corporate website at www.realtyincome.com or www.twitter.com/realtyincome.

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SOURCE Realty Income Corporation

For further information: Investors, Jonathan Pong, CFA, CPA, AVP, Capital Markets, (858) 284-5177

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