Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation to Ring New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Closing Bell

Jun 22, 2010, 10:14 ET from Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation

FREEHOLD, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE: MNR) is pleased to announce that it will ring the ceremonial Closing Bell at the NYSE on Thursday, July 1, 2010.  Monmouth will be holding its quarterly Board of Directors Meeting at the NYSE on that same day.

Eugene W. Landy, President and Founder of Monmouth, will host the bell ringing and will be joined by the directors and officers of the Company.

Eugene W. Landy, President and CEO, stated, "We are honored to ring The Closing Bell at the NYSE.  Monmouth was founded in 1968 and is celebrating its 43rd year as a public company, as well as its recent move to the NYSE. We have a long history of profitability and dividends. We look forward to building upon our strong foundation in order to ensure an equally bright future."

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation, which was organized in 1968, is a publicly-owned real estate investment trust specializing in net-leased industrial properties.  The Company's portfolio consists of sixty-two industrial properties and one shopping center located in twenty-five states.  In addition, the Company owns a portfolio of REIT securities.

SOURCE Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation