CEDARHURST, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Postal Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: PSTL) (the “Company”), an internally managed real estate investment trust that owns and manages approximately 1,200 properties leased to the USPS, ranging from last mile post offices to larger industrial facilities, today announced it was added to the Russell 2000® Index and the broad-market Russell 3000® Index effective after the market opens on June 28, 2021.
“We are pleased to be included in the Russell 2000® Index, one of the most widely cited performance benchmarks for emerging companies,” said Andrew Spodek, CEO of Postal Realty Trust. “This is another milestone for Postal Realty Trust after completing our IPO a little over two years ago. With our growing platform focused on the USPS, we look forward to continuing to successfully execute our business model to provide increased value for investors.”
The Russell 2000® Index measures the performance of the small cap segment of the U.S. equity market. The Russell 2000® is widely used by institutional investors and investment managers for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $9 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell U.S. Indexes. Russell U.S. Indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.
About Postal Realty Trust, Inc.
Postal Realty Trust, Inc. is an internally managed real estate investment trust that owns and manages approximately 1,200 properties leased to the USPS, ranging from last mile post offices to larger industrial facilities. More information is available at postalrealty.com.
About FTSE Russell:
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Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
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