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First Asset REIT Income Fund: Press Release

TORONTO, May 20, 2009 - First Asset REIT Income Fund (TSX: RIT.UN) announces a distribution of $0.05 per Unit for the month ending May 31, 2009. The distribution will be paid on or before June 12, 2009 to unitholders of record on May 29, 2009.

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