76th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income

    76th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income

PR Newswire

ESCONDIDO, Calif., June 17, 2014

ESCONDIDO, Calif., June 17, 2014 /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 $0.1827917 per share from $0.1824792 per share. The
dividend is payable on July 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of July1,
2014. This is the 76^th dividend increase since Realty Income went public in
1994. The new monthly dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount
of approximately $2.194 per share as compared to the previous annualized
dividend amount of approximately $2.19 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.

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 July dividend, we will have made 528
consecutive monthly dividend payments and paid over $3.0 billion in dividends
throughout our 45-year operating history."

Dividend Increases

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 528 consecutive common stock
monthly dividends throughout its 45-year operating history and increased the
dividend 76 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 4,200
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 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, 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.

Realty Income Corporation - The Monthly Dividend Company.

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SOURCE Realty Income Corporation

Website: http://www.realtyincome.com
Contact: Paul M. Meurer, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer &
Treasurer, (760) 741-2111
 
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