PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - October 9, 2009) - Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) announced today that it plans to release its third quarter 2009 earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. A conference call with senior management is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time or 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

The third quarter conference call is open to everyone, and can be accessed by:

Internet: Go to, and click on the third quarter earnings release link.

Phone: Dial (877) 407-4018. No passcode is necessary.

Replay: A rebroadcast of the live call will be available online for 90 days and digitally for 7 days. To access the replay online, go to and select the third quarter earnings link. To access the replay digitally, dial (877) 660-6853 using the Account Code - 3055 and the Conference ID - 334853.

Essex Property Trust, Inc., located in Palo Alto, California and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (ESS), is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages apartment communities located in highly desirable, supply-constrained markets. Essex currently has ownership interests in 132 multifamily properties (27,102 units), and has 585 units in various stages of development. Additional information about Essex can be found on the Company's web site at If you would like to receive future press releases via e-mail-please send a request to

Contact Information: Contact: Nicole Christian (650) 849-1649