American Homes 4 Rent Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

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AGOURA HILLS, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Homes 4 Rent (AMH), a leading provider of high quality single family rental homes ("the Company"), today announced that Diana M. Laing will join the Company on May 18 as Chief Financial Officer.

"Ms. Laing is a seasoned real estate financial executive with a strong track record of success and deep capital markets experience. I am very pleased she is joining our senior management team at a time of tremendous growth," said David P. Singelyn, Chief Executive Officer.

Ms. Laing previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Thomas Properties Group, Inc., a publicly-traded real estate operating company engaged in  the development, redevelopment and, operation  of Class A office properties in the United States from May 2004 until it merged with Parkway Properties in December 2013. Before that, she held a number of senior executive finance positions in the real estate industry, including as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Arden Realty, a New York Stock Exchange-listed real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership and operation of commercial office properties, from 1996 to 2000. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of The Macerich Company, a real estate investment trust that owns and operates shopping centers, where she is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.

About American Homes 4 Rent

American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) is a leader in the single-family home rental industry and "American Homes 4 Rent" is fast becoming a nationally recognized brand for rental homes, known for high quality, good value and tenant satisfaction.  We are an internally managed Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT, focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing, and operating attractive single-family homes as rental properties. As of December 31, 2013, we owned 23,268 single-family properties in selected submarkets in 22 states.

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Forward-Looking Statements

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American Homes 4 Rent
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