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Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. Announces Addition to Russell 2000 Index

Monday, April 01, 2013

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. Announces Addition to Russell 2000 Index

08:45 EDT Monday, April 01, 2013

NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. (NYSE: SBY)or “Silver Bay,” today announced that it was added to the U.S. small-cap Russell 2000® Index, effective March 28, 2013. Membership in the Russell 2000®, which remains in place for one year, is based on membership in the broad-market Russell 3000® Index. The stock also was added systematically to the appropriate growth and value indexes.

“Silver Bay's inclusion in the Russell 2000 Index marks another important milestone for our Company,” said David N. Miller, Silver Bay's President and Chief Executive Officer. “We believe this designation will increase Silver Bay's visibility within the investment community as well as provide us the opportunity to expand and further diversify our stockholder base.”

Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. In the institutional marketplace, an industry-leading $3.9 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. Russell calculates more than 700,000 benchmarks daily covering approximately 98 percent of the investable market globally, more than 80 countries and more than 10,000 securities. These investment tools originated from Russell's multi-manager investment business in the early 1980s when the company saw the need for a more objective, market-driven set of benchmarks in order to evaluate outside investment managers.

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp.

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. is a Maryland corporation focused on the acquisition, renovation, leasing and management of single-family properties for rental income and long-term capital appreciation. Silver Bay owns single-family properties in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas. Silver Bay intends to elect and qualify to be taxed as a REIT.

Russell Investments

Russell Investments (Russell) is a global asset manager and one of only a few firms that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and services that include advice, investments and implementation. Working with institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals, Russell's core capabilities extend across capital market insights, manager research, portfolio construction, portfolio implementation and indexes.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from expectations, estimates and projections and, consequently, readers should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “target,” “assume,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believe,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results.

Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Silver Bay does not undertake or accept any obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. Additional information concerning these and other risk factors is contained in Silver Bay's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All subsequent written and oral forward looking statements concerning Silver Bay or matters attributable to Silver Bay or any person acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements above.

Additional Information

Stockholders of Silver Bay, and other interested persons, may find additional information regarding Silver Bay at the SEC's Internet site at www.sec.gov or by directing requests to: Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp., Attn: Investor Relations, 601 Carlson Parkway, Suite 250, Minnetonka, MN 55305, telephone (952) 358-4400.

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp.
Anh Huynh, 952-358-4400
Director of Investor Relations
ahuynh@silverbaymgmt.com

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