ELS Announces Promotions

Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) (the “Company”) has appointed the following officers.

Paul Seavey was named Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer. Mr. Seavey has worked for the Company since 1994 serving in various roles within finance and accounting. Mr. Seavey will oversee all finance and accounting activity. The Company’s Chief Accounting Officer, Thomas Novosel, reports to Mr. Seavey. Mr. Seavey most recently led the effort to raise debt and equity capital associated with the Hometown America transaction.

Martina Linders has been named Vice President of Investor Relations and Financial Planning. Mrs. Linders has worked for the Company since 1993 serving in various roles. Mrs. Linders will oversee investor relations and will be responsible for budgeting.

Both Mr. Seavey and Mrs. Linders report to Marguerite Nader.

Furthermore, effective May 10, 2012, Mrs. Nader was appointed President in addition to her current role as Chief Financial Officer reporting to Chief Executive Officer Thomas Heneghan.

“These announcements reflect the deep pool of experienced talent within the Company and demonstrate the Company is well positioned for future success and growth,” commented Mr. Heneghan.

Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. owns or has an interest in 382 quality properties in 32 states and British Columbia consisting of 141,081 sites. The Company is a self-administered, self-managed, real estate investment trust (REIT) with headquarters in Chicago.

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