Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") of
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors
The following two directors were nominated to serve for three-year terms expiring at the annual meeting of shareholders to be held in 2017, or when their successors are otherwise duly elected and qualified. The two directors having received the requisite vote of a plurality of the shares represented in person or by proxy and entitled to vote, as indicated below, were elected to serve as directors of the Company.
Directors Votes For Withheld Abstain Broker Non-Votes Ralph F. Palleschi 76,901,199 8,878,930 0 8,569,803 Jane D. Carlin 84,594,835 1,185,294 0 8,569,803
Proposal 2 - Approval of the 2014 Amended and Restated Stock Incentive Plan for Officers and Employees of
The vote to approve the 2014 Amended and Restated Stock Incentive Plan for Officers and Employees of
Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 76,025,559 9,300,155 454,415 8,569,803
Proposal 3 - Approval of the
The vote to approve the
Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 80,584,596 4,446,806 748,727 8,569,803
Proposal 4 - Approval, on a non-binding basis, of the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.
The non-binding vote to approve the compensation of the Company's named executive officers was approved by the requisite vote of a majority of the shares represented in person or by proxy and entitled to vote, as indicated below.
Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 66,646,871 18,460,947 672,311 8,569,803
Proposal 5 - The ratification of the appointment of
The ratification of the appointment of
Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 90,536,818 3,606,929 206,185 0 Item 8.01. Other Events.
At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders,
The information provided pursuant hereto shall not be deemed incorporated by reference by any general statement incorporating by reference this Form 8-K into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and shall not otherwise be deemed filed under such Acts.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. Exhibit 99.1 Slide presentation dated
May 21, 2014. signature
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ASTORIA FINANCIAL CORPORATIONBy: /s/ Theodore S. Ayvas Theodore S. AyvasVice President and Director of Investor Relations