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16% compounded returns to shareholders from IPO in 1994 through 2018

25 years of increasing dividends, a S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrat

GRESB Green Star for Sustainability

Essex's beginnings go back to 1971, when real estate entrepreneur, George M. Marcus formed Essex Property Corporation. In 1994, with a portfolio of 16 multifamily communities, the Company made its public debut as Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Essex is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops and manages multifamily apartment communities located in supply-constrained markets. The Essex portfolio is concentrated along the West Coast, including Southern California the San Francisco Bay Area and the Seattle metropolitan area. Please see the general Company Presentation for additional information about the Essex portfolio.