FREEHOLD, N.J., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UMH Properties, Inc. (UMH: NYSE) today announced that it will celebrate its 50 Year Anniversary at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Eugene W. Landy, Chairman of the Board of UMH, commented, "The Company is honored to celebrate its 50 th Anniversary at the NYSE. We will be having our quarterly Board Meeting there, as well as a dinner reception attended by many of UMH's close partners whose help has been instrumental in our long-term success. UMH is one of the oldest publicly-traded REITs in the world, and as the Founder of our Company, I could not be prouder of our many achievements. UMH's total-return performance ranked third of all 180 REITs in 2016. The Company is very well positioned for continued outperformance in the years ahead." UMH Properties, Inc., which was organized in 1968, is a public equity REIT that owns and operates 101 manufactured home communities containing approximately 18,100 developed homesites. These communities are located in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Indiana and Michigan. In addition, the Company owns a portfolio of REIT securities. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/umh-properties-inc-celebrates-50-year-anniversary-at-the-nyse-on-january-19-2017-300388758.html SOURCE UMH Properties, Inc.