Cohen & Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund (PSF) Declares March 2013 Monthly Distribution

  Cohen & Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund (PSF) Declares March 2013
                             Monthly Distribution

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 1, 2013

NEW YORK, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Cohen &
Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") has declared the
Fund's March dividend, as summarized in the chart below:

Declaration                 Record         Payable        Rate

Date          Ex-Date        Date           Date           Per Share
March 1, 2013 March 15, 2013 March 19, 2013 March 28, 2013

The Fund seeks high current income, with a secondary objective of capital
appreciation, by investing primarily in U.S. and non-U.S. preferred and other
income securities. Generally, the majority of assets are allocated to
investment-grade securities believed by the manager to be undervalued relative
to their credit quality and other characteristics, such as company

The amount and composition of the Fund's distributions will be disclosed
monthly at; however, this information may change after each
calendar year end, once the final tax characteristics of all Fund
distributions can be determined with certainty. Final tax characteristics of
the Fund's distributions will be provided on Form 1099-DIV, which is mailed
after the close of each calendar year. The Fund expects to pay monthly cash
distributions at a level rate, which may be adjusted from time to time based
on its projected performance. At times, to maintain a stable level of
distributions, the Fund may pay out more than its net investment income.

The amount of monthly distributions may vary over time depending on a number
of factors, including changes in portfolio and market conditions. The Fund's
distributions reflect net investment income, and may also include net realized
capital gains and/or return of capital. Return of capital includes
distributions paid by a fund in excess of its net investment income, and such
excess is distributed from the fund's assets.

More information is available at

Symbol: NYSE: CNS

About Cohen & Steers.  Founded in 1986, Cohen & Steers is a leading global
investment manager focused on global real estate securities, global listed
infrastructure, real assets, large cap value stocks and preferred securities.
The company also manages alternative investment strategies for qualified
investors such as hedged real estate securities portfolios and private real
estate strategies. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in London,
Brussels, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seattle, Cohen & Steers serves institutional
and individual investors around the world.

SOURCE Cohen & Steers; Cohen & Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund, Inc.

Contact: Anthony Ialeggio, Senior Vice President and Director of Global
Marketing, +1-212-796-9345
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