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American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT Eliminates the Payment of Asset Management Fees in Cash

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT, Inc. ("NYRR") announced today that, on September 28, 2012, its board of directors and management mutually agreed to eliminate the payment of asset management fees in cash to its advisor, effective with the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Instead of cash or restricted stock as previously approved, NYRR's advisor will receive operating partnership units ("OP units"), which will constitute profits interest and will be forfeited unless a performance hurdle is met. Going forward, the OP units would be received on a quarterly basis.

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The OP units will only vest to the extent 100% of shareholder capital is returned plus payment to investors of an annual 6% cumulative, pre-tax, non-compounded return on the capital contributed by investors.

"As a part of our ongoing efforts to employ best practices in the non-traded REIT industry, we made asset management fees subject to a performance hurdle and shareholder return, which we believe further aligns our interests with those of our investors," stated Nicholas S. Schorsch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NYRR.

Important Notice

NYRR is a publicly registered, non-traded real estate investment program. Additional information about NYRR can be found on its website at www.newyorkrecoveryreit.com.

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SOURCE American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT