Equity Residential Declares First Quarter Dividends

Sets Record and Meeting Dates for 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

CHICAGO--()--Equity Residential (NYSE: 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 $0.50375 per share will be paid on April 17, 2017 to shareholders of record on March 27, 2017.

A quarterly dividend of $1.03625 per share will be paid on March 31, 2017 to shareholders of record on March 21, 2017 of the Company’s Series K Preferred Shares.

2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

In addition, the Company declared that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. in Chicago, Illinois. Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2017 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 in urban and high-density suburban coastal gateway markets where today’s affluent renters want to live, work and play. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 302 properties consisting of 77,458 apartment units, primarily located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.

Contacts

Equity Residential
Marty McKenna, (312) 928-1901

Contacts

Equity Residential
Marty McKenna, (312) 928-1901