Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) today announced that its Board of Trustees declared dividends on the company’s common and preferred shares. A common share dividend of $0.40 per share will be paid on July 12, 2013 to shareholders of record on June 24, 2013. A quarterly dividend of $1.03625 per share will be paid on July 1, 2013 to shareholders of record on June 21, 2013 of the company’s Series K Preferred Shares. 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 416 properties located in 13 states and the District of Columbia, consisting of 118,778 apartment units. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.