Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI or the “Company”) today announced tax allocations of 2013 dividend distributions on its shares of Class A, Class B-2 and Class B-3 Common Stock and 7.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock.

For shareholders of RPAI Class A, Class B-2, and Class B-3 Common Stock and 7.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, the Form 1099-DIV summarizes the allocation of the cash dividends paid in 2013. The amounts indicated on the Form 1099-DIV should be reported on the shareholders’ 2013 federal income tax returns. The schedule below, presented on a per share basis, is provided for informational purposes only and should only be used to clarify the Form 1099-DIV.

Investors are advised to consult a legal or tax professional about the specific tax treatment of distributions paid by the Company during 2013.
 

Class A Common Stock (NYSE: RPAI)
 

CUSIP: 76131V202
Record Date   Payment Date  

Distribution PerShare ($)
 

Ordinary Dividends($)
 

Non-DividendDistributions ($)
12/31/2012   1/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
3/29/2013   4/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
6/28/2013   7/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
9/27/2013   10/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
    Total:   $0.662500   $0.274164   $0.388336
     

Class B-2 Common Stock1
 

CUSIP: 76131V400
Record Date   Payment Date  

Distribution PerShare ($)
 

Ordinary Dividends($)
 

Non-DividendDistributions ($)
12/31/2012   1/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
3/29/2013   4/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
    Total:   $0.331250   $0.137082   $0.194168
       

Class B-3 Common Stock2
 

CUSIP: 76131V509
Record Date   Payment Date  

Distribution PerShare ($)
 

Ordinary Dividends($)
 

Non-DividendDistributions ($)
12/31/2012   1/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
3/29/2013   4/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
6/28/2013   7/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
9/27/2013   10/10/2013   $0.165625   $0.068541   $0.097084
    Total:   $0.662500   $0.274164   $0.388336
     

7.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NYSE: RPAI-PA)
   

CUSIP: 76131V608
Record Date     Payment Date    

Distribution PerShare ($)
   

Ordinary Dividends($)
   

Non-DividendDistributions ($)
3/21/2013     4/1/2013     $0.486100     $0.486100     $0.000000
6/20/2013     7/1/2013     $0.437500     $0.437500     $0.000000
9/19/2013     9/30/2013     $0.437500     $0.437500     $0.000000
12/19/2013     12/31/2013     $0.437500     $0.437500     $0.000000
      Total:     $1.798600     $1.798600     $0.000000

1 Each share of Class B-2 common stock converted to one share of Class A common stock on April 5, 2013.

2 Each share of Class B-3 common stock converted to one share of Class A common stock on October 5, 2013.

About RPAI

Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns and operates high quality, strategically located shopping centers across 34 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.

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