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Empire State Realty Trust Announces 2019 Tax Treatment of Its Distributions

Company Release - 1/22/2020 4:15 PM ET

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.(NYSE: ESRT) (the “Company”), a leading real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, today announced the 2019 tax treatment of the Company’s Class A common stock distributions, as described below. The following table summarizes, for income tax purposes, the nature of the cash distributions paid by the Company to its stockholders during the year ended December 31, 2019 and the appropriate Form 1099-DIV box number. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of the Company’s distributions.

        
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Record Date

 

Payment
Date

 

Total
Distribution
per Share

 

Total
Distribution
Allocable to
2019

 

Box 1a
Ordinary
Dividends

 

Box 1b
Qualified
Dividend
(Included in
Box 1a)

 

Box 3
Nondividend
Distributions

 

Box 5
Section
199A
Dividends
(Included
in Box 1a)

3/15/2019

 

 

3/29/2019

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.033

 

 

$0.004

 

$0.072

 

$0.029

 

6/14/2019

 

 

6/28/2019

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.033

 

 

$0.004

 

$0.072

 

$0.029

 

9/16/2019

 

 

9/30/2019

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.033

 

 

$0.004

 

$0.072

 

$0.029

 

12/23/2019

 

 

12/31/2019

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.105

 

 

$0.033

 

 

$0.004

 

$0.072

 

$0.029

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

$0.420

 

 

$0.420

 

 

$0.132

 

 

$0.016

 

$0.288

 

$0.116

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of September 30, 2019, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.

Empire State Realty Trust Investor Relations
(212) 850-2678
IR@empirestaterealtytrust.com

Source: Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.