Source: Essex Property Trust, Inc.

Essex Announces Release and Conference Call Dates for Its 2011 First Quarter Earnings Results

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2011) - Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) announced today that it plans to release its first quarter 2011 earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. A conference call with senior management is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time or 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

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

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

Phone: Dial (877) 407-0784. 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 first quarter earnings link. To access the replay digitally, dial (877) 870-5176 using the Conference ID - 371020.

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 147 multifamily properties with an additional 2 properties 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

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Nicole Culbertson
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