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Empire State Realty Trust Announces 2020 Tax Treatment of Its Distributions
[January 22, 2021]

Empire State Realty Trust Announces 2020 Tax Treatment of Its Distributions


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 2020 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, 2020 and the appropriate Form 1099-DIV box number. The Company paid a dividend in the first and second quarters of 2020 and suspended the dividend for the third and fourth quarters of 2020. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of the Company's distributions.





CUSIP: 292104106
Record Date Payment
Date
Total
Distribution
per Share
Total
Distribution
Allocable to
2020
Box (News - Alert) 1a
Ordinary
Dividends
Box 1b
Qualified
Dividend
(Included in

Box 1a)
Box 3
Nondividend
Distributions
Box 5
Section
199A
Dividends
(Included
in Box 1a)

3/16/2020

 

3/31/2020

 

$0.105

 

$0.105

 

$0.105

 

$0.000

 

$0.000

 

$0.105

6/19/2020

 

6/30/2020

 

$0.105

 

$0.105

 

$0.105

 

$0.000

 

$0.000

 

$0.105

 

 

Total

 

$0.210

 

$0.210

 

$0.210

 

$0.000

 

$0.000

 

$0.210


About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) 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." The company's office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of Sept. 30, 2020, which consists of 9.4 million rentable square feet across 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and two in Westchester County, New York; as well as approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.

Empire State Realty Trust is a leader in energy efficiency in the built environment and sustainability, with 76 percent of the eligible portfolio ENERGY STAR certified. As the first commercial real estate portfolio in the U.S. to achieve the evidence-based, third-party verified WELL Health-Safety Rating for health and safety, ESRT additionally earned the highest possible GRESB 5 Star Rating and Green Star recognition for sustainability performance in real estate and was named a Fitwel Champion for healthy, high-performance buildings. To learn more about Empire State Realty Trust, visit empirestaterealtytrust.com and follow ESRT on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.


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