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First Asset REIT Income Fund: Distribution Press Release

TORONTO, April 21, 2010 - First Asset REIT Income Fund (TSX: RIT.UN) announces a distribution of $0.05 per Unit for the month ending April 30, 2010. The distribution will be paid on or before May 14, 2010 to unitholders of record on April 30, 2010.

For further information, please contact Rob MacNiven, Investor Relations at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.