June 1, 2016

Empire State Realty Trust to Present at NAREIT’s REITWeek 2016

New York, NY, June 1, 2016 — Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) (the “Company”), a leading real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, today announced that Anthony E. Malkin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at REITWeek 2016: NAREIT’s Investor Forum at the Waldorf Astoria, in New York, New York on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. In addition, John B. Kessler, President and Chief Operating Officer, David A. Karp, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President and Director of Leasing and Operations, will participate in the conference.

The live audio-webcast of the presentation in listen-only mode will be available in the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at www.esrtreit.com. Supporting presentation materials will also be available on the Company’s website prior to the webcast. A replay of the webcast and the supporting presentation materials will be available for 90 days

About Empire State Realty Trust 
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of March 31, 2016, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 721,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.