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BLACKSTONE MORTGAGE TRUST, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

June 20, 2014

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 18, 2014, Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (the "Company") held its 2014 annual meeting of stockholders. A quorum was present at the meeting, as required by the Company's Third Amended and Restated Bylaws. The immediately following charts set forth the number of votes cast for and against, and the number of abstentions votes and broker non-votes, with respect to each matter voted upon by the stockholders.

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors

The following eight individuals were elected to the Company's Board of Directors to serve as directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified.

Votes Votes Broker For Withheld Non-Votes Michael B. Nash 27,213,157 8,273,463 8,429,967 Stephen D. Plavin 27,231,030 8,255,590 8,429,967 Leonard W. Cotton 35,411,684 74,936 8,429,967 Thomas E. Dobrowski 34,214,942 1,271,678 8,429,967 Martin L. Edelman 22,973,709 12,512,911 8,429,967 Henry N. Nassau 34,166,449 1,320,171 8,429,967 Lynne B. Sagalyn 35,389,940 96,680 8,429,967 John G. Schreiber 23,886,903 11,599,717 8,429,967

Proposal 2 - Ratification of the Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2014

The appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 was ratified. Votes Votes Votes For Against Abstained 43,871,473 12,771 32,343

Proposal 3 - Non-binding Vote on Executive Compensation

The stockholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation paid to our named executive officers.

Votes Votes Votes Broker For Against Abstained Non-Votes 35,205,655 239,670 41,295 8,429,967


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