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Lexington Realty Trust Announces Increase in Quarterly Common Share Dividend

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) (“Lexington”), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on single-tenant real estate investments, today announced that it declared a regular common share/unit dividend/distribution for the quarter ending September 30, 2016 of $0.175 per common share/unit payable on or about October 17, 2016 to common shareholders/unitholders of record as of September 30, 2016. This represents an increase of approximately 3% from the previous quarterly per common share/unit dividend and equates to an annualized increase of $0.02 per common share/unit and an annualized dividend of $0.70 per common share/unit, subject to future declarations.

Lexington also announced that it declared a cash dividend of $0.8125 per share of Series C Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (“Series C Preferred Shares”) for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. This Series C Preferred Share dividend is payable on or about February 15, 2017, to shareholders of record of Series C Preferred Shares as of January 31, 2017.

ABOUT LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST

Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns a diversified portfolio of real estate assets consisting primarily of equity and debt investments in single-tenant net-leased commercial properties and land across the United States. Lexington seeks to expand its portfolio through build-to-suit transactions, sale-leaseback transactions and acquisitions. For more information or to follow Lexington on social media, visit www.lxp.com.

This release contains certain forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors not under Lexington's control which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Lexington to be materially different from the results, performance, or other expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, (1) the discretion of Lexington’s Board of Trustees with respect to the authorization of future dividend declarations and (2) those factors and risks detailed in Lexington's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, Lexington undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to those forward-looking statements which may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Contact: Investor or Media Inquiries for Lexington Realty Trust: Heather Gentry, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Lexington Realty Trust Phone: (212) 692-7200 E-mail: hgentry@lxp.com

Source:Lexington Realty Trust