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Equity Residential Declares First Quarter Dividends; Increases Annualized Dividend by 5.1%; Sets Record and Meeting Dates for 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Equity Residential (EQR) today announced that its Board of Trustees declared quarterly dividends on the Company’s common and preferred shares. A regular common share dividend for the first quarter of $0.5675 per share will be paid on April 12, 2019 to shareholders of record on March 25, 2019.

A quarterly dividend of $1.03625 per share will be paid on April 1, 2019 to shareholders of record on March 21, 2019 of the Company’s Series K Preferred Shares.

2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

In addition, the Company declared that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in Chicago, Illinois. Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 29, 2019 will be entitled to vote at the meeting.

About Equity Residential

Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of rental apartment properties located in urban and high-density suburban markets where today’s renters want to live, work and play. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 310 properties consisting of 80,061 apartment units, primarily located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California and Denver. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.

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