Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) Enters the Russell 2000® and Russell 3000® Indexes

New York, NY (June 29, 2015) – Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) (the “Company”) announced today that it has joined the Russell 2000Ò Index, as well as the broad-market Russell 3000Ò Index following the indexes’ annual reconstitution on June 26.

“We are excited about our inclusion in the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000, which reflects the successful execution of our growth strategy over the last year. We look forward to the potential for increased exposure and liquidity as part of the Russell indexes.” said Ramin Kamfar, BRG’s Chairman and CEO.

About Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) is a real estate investment trust. The Company focuses on acquiring a diversified portfolio of Class A institutional-quality apartment properties in demographically attractive growth markets to appeal to the renter by choice category. The Company’s objective is to generate value through off-market/relationship-based transactions and, at the asset level, through improvements to operations and properties. BRG generally invests with strategic regional partners, including some the best-regarded private owner-operators in the United States, enabling the Company to operate as a local sharpshooter in each of its markets and to enhance its off-market sourcing capabilities. BRG has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for U.S. federal income tax purposes. For more information, please visit our website at: http://bluerockresidential.com/.

About the Indexes

Russell indexes are used widely by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $5.7 trillion in assets are benchmarked to Russell’s US indexes. Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider. For more information on the Russell indexes, visit http://www.russell.com/indexes/

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company’s present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. Furthermore, the Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes. Investors should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. For further discussion of the factors that could affect outcomes, please refer to the risk factors set forth in Item 1A of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 4, 2015, and subsequent filings by the Company with the SEC. We claim the safe harbor protection for forward looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Contact
(Media)
Josh Hoffman
(208) 475.2380
jhoffman@bluerockre.com

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