Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE: GOV) today announced that it has scheduled its 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders for May 16, 2012. The record date for determination of shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting is February 17, 2012. Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that owns properties located throughout the United States leased primarily to the U.S. Government and several state government tenants. A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the New York Stock Exchange. No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.