Correction: Winthrop Realty Trust Corrects the Record Date for Series D Preferred Share Dividend

Correction: Winthrop Realty Trust Corrects the Record Date for Series D
Preferred Share Dividend

BOSTON, Nov. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR), a
leading real estate value investor, announced today that the press release
issued November 1, 2012, titled "Winthrop Realty Trust Announces Results for
Third Quarter 2012," incorrectly stated the record date for the regular cash
dividend for the fourth quarter of 2012 of $0.578125 per Series D preferred
share which is payable on December 31, 2012 as December 16, 2012. The correct
record date is December 14, 2012.

Winthrop Realty Trust is a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT)
headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Additional information on Winthrop
Realty Trust is available on its Web site at www.winthropreit.com.


CONTACT: Contact at Winthrop Realty Trust
         Beverly Bergman
         Investor or Media Inquiries
         Phone: (617) 570-4614
         e-mail: bbergman@firstwinthrop.com
 
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