Realty Income Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in commercial properties, primarily retail, office, and industrial buildings. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Diego, California, USA. Realty Income is known for its monthly dividend payments, which have been paid continuously to shareholders since the company's inception. The company's portfolio includes over 8,000 properties located in 49 states and Puerto Rico, and its tenants come from a diverse range of industries, including retail, healthcare, and government. Realty Income's properties generate stable rental income, and the company's goal is to provide its shareholders with a reliable source of income and long-term growth. The company is committed to sustainability and has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce its environmental impact and to promote responsible property management.