SOURCE: Essex Property Trust, Inc.

Essex Property Trust, Inc.

September 02, 2009 17:38 ET

Essex Property Trust to Present at the BMO Capital Markets North American REIT Conference

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - September 2, 2009) - Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESS), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in apartment communities located in targeted West Coast markets, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Keith R. Guericke, will participate in a panel presentation at the 2009 BMO Capital Markets North American REIT Conference in Chicago, IL on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

To listen to Essex's roundtable presentation, please use the following webcast link:

www.bmocm.com/conferences/NARealEstate2009/Webcasts/

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 multifamily residential properties in selected West Coast communities. Essex currently has ownership interests in 133 apartment communities (27,143 units), and has 585 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.