SOURCE: Essex Property Trust

June 30, 2008 18:22 ET

Essex Announces Release and Conference Call Dates for Its 2008 Second Quarter Earnings Results

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS) announced today that it plans to release its second quarter 2008 earnings results after the close of the stock market on Wednesday, July 30, 2008. A conference call with senior management is scheduled for the following day on Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time or 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

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

Internet: Go to www.essexpropertytrust.com, and click on the second quarter earnings release link.

Phone: Dial (888) 679-8038 and enter the passcode 50955369.

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 www.essexpropertytrust.com and select the second quarter earnings link. To access the replay digitally, dial (888) 286-8010 using the passcode 83227292.

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 133 multifamily properties (26,963 units), and has 1,658 units in various stages of development. Additional information about Essex can be found on the Company's web site at www.essexpropertytrust.com. If you would like to receive future press releases via e-mail-please send a request to investors@essexpropertytrust.com.