Select Income REIT (NYSE: SIR) today announced a common share distribution of $0.49 per common share. This dividend includes a regular quarterly distribution of $0.40 per common share ($1.60 per share per year) with respect to the quarter ended June 30, 2012, plus an additional $0.09 reflecting SIR’s first 20 days as a public company during the prior quarter. This distribution will be paid to holders of record of common shares as of the close of business on July 24, 2012, and will be distributed on or about August 20, 2012.

Select Income REIT is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns properties that are primarily net leased to single tenants. As of March 31, 2012, SIR owned 251 properties with a total of approximately 21.4 million square feet located in 14 states, including 228 properties with approximately 17.8 million square feet which are primarily leasable industrial and commercial land located in Oahu, Hawaii. SIR is headquartered in Newton, MA.

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.

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