Lexington Realty Trust Final Dividend Allocation for 2012

Lexington Realty Trust Final Dividend Allocation for 2012

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lexington Realty Trust
("Lexington") (NYSE:LXP) announced the final income allocations of its 2012
dividend on its common shares and preferred shares as they will be reported on
Form 1099-DIV. The return of capital on the common shares (Nondividend
Distributions in the table below) was also reported on Internal Revenue
Service Form 8937 pursuant to U.S. tax basis reporting as required under
Internal Revenue Code 6045B. A copy of such Internal Revenue Service Form 8937
was posted to Lexington's website (www.lxp.com) on January 15, 2013.

Common Shares
                      Total         Total      Qualified  Total Capital Unrecaptured Nondividend
Record     Payable    Distributions Ordinary   Dividends  Gain          Section 1250 Distributions
Date       Date       Per Share     Dividends  ^(1)       Distributions Gain         ^(2)
12/30/2011 01/17/2012 $0.125        $0.1208330 $0.0012310 $0            $0           $0.0041670
03/30/2012 04/16/2012 $0.125        $0.1208330 $0.0012310 $0            $0           $0.0041670
06/29/2012 07/16/2012 $0.125        $0.1208330 $0.0012310 $0            $0           $0.0041670
09/28/2012 10/15/2012 $0.150        $0.1449996 $0.0014772 $0            $0           $0.0050004
Form 1099 – Div Box                 1a         1b         2a            2b           3


Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
                      Total         Total     Qualified  Total Capital Unrecaptured Nondividend
Record     Payable    Distributions Ordinary  Dividends  Gain          Section 1250 Distributions
Date       Date       Per Share     Dividends ^(1)       Distributions Gain         ^(2)
01/31/2012 02/15/2012 $0.503125     $0.503125 $0.0051260 $0            $0           $0
04/30/2012 05/15/2012 $0.503125     $0.503125 $0.0051260 $0            $0           $0
(3)        05/31/2012 $0.335417     $0.335417 $0.0034170 $0            $0           $0
Form 1099 – Div Box                 1a        1b         2a            2b           3


Series C Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
                      Total         Total     Qualified  Total Capital Unrecaptured Nondividend
Record     Payable    Distributions Ordinary  Dividends  Gain          Section 1250 Distributions
Date       Date       Per Share     Dividends ^(1)       Distributions Gain         ^(2)
01/31/2012 02/15/2012 $0.812500     $0.812500 $0.0082780 $0            $0           $0
04/30/2012 05/15/2012 $0.812500     $0.812500 $0.0082780 $0            $0           $0
07/31/2012 08/15/2012 $0.812500     $0.812500 $0.0082780 $0            $0           $0
10/31/2012 11/15/2012 $0.812500     $0.812500 $0.0082780 $0            $0           $0
Form 1099 – Div Box                 1a        1b         2a            2b           3


Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
                      Total         Total     Qualified  Total Capital Unrecaptured Nondividend
Record     Payable    Distributions Ordinary  Dividends  Gain          Section 1250 Distributions
Date       Date       Per Share     Dividends ^(1)       Distributions Gain         ^(2)
12/30/2011 01/17/2012 $0.471875     $0.471875 $0.0048070 $0            $0           $0
03/30/2012 04/16/2012 $0.471875     $0.471875 $0.0048070 $0            $0           $0
06/29/2012 07/16/2012 $0.471875     $0.471875 $0.0048070 $0            $0           $0
09/28/2012 10/15/2012 $0.471875     $0.471875 $0.0048070 $0            $0           $0
Form 1099 – Div Box                 1a        1b         2a            2b           3
                                                                                                     
(1) Qualified Dividends (Box 1b) are a subset of, and are included in, the Total Ordinary         
Dividends reported in Box 1a.
(2) Return of Capital.                                                                            
(3) Paid with the redemption consideration for the Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred       
Stock redemption on May 31, 2012.

                         ABOUT LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST

Lexington Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that owns, invests
in, and manages office, industrial and retail properties net-leased to major
corporations throughout the United States and provides investment advisory and
asset management services to investors in the net lease area. Lexington
shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol
"LXP".Additional information about Lexington is available on-line at
www.lxp.com or by contacting Lexington Realty Trust, Investor Relations, One
Penn Plaza, Suite 4015, New York, New York 10119-4015.

CONTACT: Investor or Media Inquiries, T. Wilson Eglin, CEO
         Lexington Realty Trust
         Phone: (212) 692-7200 E-mail: tweglin@lxp.com
 
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