Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI) announced today that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly common share dividend of $0.165625 per share on all classes of outstanding common shares of RPAI. The common dividend is payable January 10, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2012. ABOUT RETAIL PROPERTIES OF AMERICA, INC. Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate company that owns and operates high quality, strategically located shopping centers across 35 states. The Company is one of the largest owners and operators of shopping centers in the United States. The Company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RPAI. Additional information about the Company is available at www.rpai.com.