74th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income

    74th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income

PR Newswire

ESCONDIDO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013

ESCONDIDO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Income Corporation
(Realty Income), The Monthly Dividend Company^®, (NYSE:O), today announced its
board of directors has declared an increase in the company's common stock
monthly cash dividend to $0.1821667 per share from $0.1818542 per share. The
dividend is payable on January 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of
January2, 2014. This is the 74^th dividend increase since Realty Income went
public in 1994. The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized
dividend amount of approximately $2.186 per share as compared to the previous
annualized dividend amount of approximately $2.182 per share. The company
continues its long-term policy of declaring and paying dividends on a monthly,
rather than on a quarterly, basis. To view a history of Realty Income's
dividend increases, refer to the chart below or visit the company's website at
www.realtyincome.com.

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John P. Case, Chief Executive Officer of Realty Income commented, "We are
pleased that our Board of Directors have once again determined that we are
able to increase the amount of the monthly dividend we pay to our
shareholders.With the payment of the January dividend, we will have made 522
consecutive monthly dividend payments and paid over $2.7 billion in dividends
throughout our 44-year operating history."

About the Company
Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company^®, is a New York Stock Exchange
real estate company dedicated to providing shareholders with dependable
monthly income. To date the company has declared 522 consecutive common stock
monthly dividends throughout its 44-year operating history and increased the
dividend 74 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 3,800
properties owned under long-term lease agreements with regional and national
retail chains and other commercial enterprises. The company is an active buyer
of net-leased properties nationwide. Additional information about the company
can be obtained from the corporate website at www.realtyincome.com or
www.twitter.com/realtyincome.

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are
"forward-looking" statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and
unknown risks, which may cause the company's actual future results to differ
materially from expected results. These risks include, among others, general
economic conditions, local real estate conditions, tenant financial health,
the availability of capital to finance planned growth, continued volatility
and uncertainty in the credit markets and broader financial markets, property
acquisitions and the timing of these acquisitions, charges for property
impairments, integration of the ARCT acquisition, and the outcome of legal
proceedings to which the company is a party, as described in the company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Consequently,
forward-looking statements should be regarded solely as reflections of the
company's current operating plans and estimates. Actual operating results may
differ materially from what is expressed or forecast in this press release.
The company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any
revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect
events or circumstances after the date these statements were made.

Note to Editors:
Realty Income press releases are available on the Internet at
www.realtyincome.com/invest/newsroom-library/press-releases.shtml.

SOURCE Realty Income Corporation

Website: http://www.realtyincome.com
Contact: Tere Miller, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate
Communications, (760) 741-2111, ext. 1177
 
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