Washington, D.C. 20549


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Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 06, 2015

Meeting Information

FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: March 20, 2015

[BROKER LOGO HERE] Date: May 06, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM EDT BARCODE Return Address Line 1 Return Address Line 2

Return Address Line 3 51 MERCEDES WAY EDGEWOOD NY 11717 Location: AMP by Strathmore

Investor Address Line 1 Investor Address Line 2 Investor Address Line 3 Investor Address Line 4 Investor Address Line 5

John Sample 1234 ANYWHERE STREET ANY CITY, ON A1A 1A1 11810 Grand Park Avenue

1 OF 2 12 15 North Bethesda, Maryland

You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.

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Before You Vote

How to Access the Proxy Materials

Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:

1. Notice & Proxy Statement 2. Annual Report/10K Wrap

How to View Online:

Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) and visit:

How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy:

If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request:


2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639

3) BY E-MAIL*:

* If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line.

Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before April 22, 2015 to facilitate timely delivery.

How To Vote

Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods

Vote In Person: If you choose to vote these shares in person at the meeting, you must request a “legal proxy.” To do so, please follow the instructions at or request a paper copy of the materials, which will contain the appropriate instructions. Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance.

Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX available and follow the instructions.

Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a voting instruction form.

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Voting items

The Board of Trustees recommends that you vote FOR the following:

1. Election of Trustees Nominees

01 Jon E. Bortz 02 David W. Faeder 03 Kristin Gamble 04 Gail P. Steinel 05 Warren M. Thompson 06 Joseph S. Vassalluzzo 07 Donald C. Wood

The Board of Trustees recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s):

2 To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015.

3 To hold an advisory vote approving the compensation of our named executive officers.

4 To re-approve the performance goals under our 2010 Performance Incentive Plan.

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

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