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ASTORIA FINANCIAL CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

June 2, 2014

Item 8.01. Other Events.

Effective as of June 1, 2014, Astoria Financial Corporation's (the "Company's") wholly owned subsidiary, Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association, has amended its corporate charter to change its name to Astoria Bank. Astoria Bank remains a federal savings association regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. This change is not expected to have a material impact on the Company's financial condition or results of operations. A copy of the press release announcing this change, dated June 1, 2014, is attached as an exhibit to this report.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits. Exhibit 99.1 Press release dated June 1, 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 CORPORATION By: /s/ Theodore S. AyvasTheodore S. Ayvas Vice President and Director of Investor Relations

Dated: June 2, 2014

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