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
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press release dated June 1, 2014.
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