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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 17, 2017. RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO. You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO. 350 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 51ST FLOOR LOS ANGELES, CA 90071 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. proxy materials and voting instructions. E23453-P89262 See the reverse side of this notice to obtain Meeting Information Meeting Type:Annual Meeting For holders as of:March 31, 2017 Date: May 17, 2017 Time: 10:00 a.m. California Time Meeting Location: The Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza 251 South Olive Street Los Angeles, CA 90012




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Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line. How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. E23454-P89262 Vote In Person: Many stockholder 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. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares. Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to Have the information that is printed in the box Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card. Proxy Materials AAvvaaiillaabbllee ttooVVIEIEWWoorrRREECCEEIVIVEE: : NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENTANNUAL REPORTFORM 10-K How to View Online: following page) and visit: www.proxyvote .com. 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: 1) BY INTERNET: 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 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 May 3, 2017 to facilitate timely delivery.




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THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE "FOR" ALL THE NOMINEES LISTED IN PROPOSAL 1. 1. Election of Directors Nominees: THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE "FOR" PROPOSALS 2 AND 4 AND FOR "1 YEAR" ON PROPOSAL 3. 1a. Sarah J. Anderson 2. To consider a non-binding, advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company's named executive officers. 1b. Karen W. Colonias 1c. John G. Figueroa 3. To consider the frequency of the stockholders' non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers. 1d. Thomas W. Gimbel 4. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2017. 1e. David H. Hannah 1f. Douglas M. Hayes 1g. Mark V. Kaminski 1h. Robert A. McEvoy 1i. Gregg J. Mollins 1j. Andrew G. Sharkey, III 1k. Douglas W. Stotlar E23455-P89262 Voting Items




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