Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) today announced that David J. Neithercut, the company’s President and CEO, will participate in a panel discussion at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Global Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, September 12 at 10:45 am Eastern. A web cast of the panel will be available in the Investor section of the company’s website, www.equityapartments.com. Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of high quality apartment properties in top U.S. growth markets. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 417 properties located in 14 states and the District of Columbia, consisting of 119,293 apartment units. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.