Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. (NYSE: SBY), declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of 2016. This dividend is payable January 13, 2017 to common stockholders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2016.

The Company also announced that starting in FY 2017 the quarterly dividend declaration dates will be moved forward to correspond better with the quarterly earnings dates as well as general industry practices.

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp.

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. is an internally managed Maryland corporation focused on the acquisition, renovation, leasing and management of single-family properties for rental income and long-term capital appreciation. Silver Bay owns single-family properties in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas. Silver Bay has elected to be taxed as a REIT for U.S. federal tax purposes. Additional information can also be found on the company's website: www.silverbayrealtytrustcorp.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from expectations, estimates and projections and, consequently, readers should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as "expect," "target," "assume," "estimate," "project," "budget," "forecast," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "may," "will," "could," "should," "believe," predicts," "potential," "continue," and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results. The forward-looking statements in this press release relate to Company's declaration and payments of dividends in the future. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: a decision by the Board of Directors of the Company to alter the Company practice related to dividends or to discontinue the payment of dividends altogether.

Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Silver Bay does not undertake or accept any obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. Additional information concerning these and other risk factors is contained in Silver Bay's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). All subsequent written and oral forward looking statements concerning Silver Bay or matters attributable to Silver Bay or any person acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements above.

Additional Information

Stockholders of Silver Bay, and other interested persons, may find additional information regarding Silver Bay at the SEC's Internet site at www.sec.gov or by directing requests to: Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp., Attn: Investor Relations, 3300 Fernbrook Lane North, Suite 210, Plymouth, MN 55447, telephone (952) 358-4400.

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