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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

Form 8-K



Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) April 27, 2017



First Priority Financial Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Pennsylvania   333-183118   20-8420347

(State or other jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



2 West Liberty Boulevard, Suite 104

Malvern, Pennsylvania

  (Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)  

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (610) 280-7100

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2)

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to

Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.     ☐



Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On April 27, 2017, First Priority Financial Corp. (the “Company”) held its 2017 annual meeting of shareholders. The proposals voted on at the annual meeting, as well as the voting results for each proposal, including the numbers of votes cast for, against or withheld, and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, are set forth below.




   Proposal 1: Election of four Class II nominees of the board of directors to serve as directors of the Company, all with terms expiring in 2020:


     For   Withheld   Broker Non-Votes

 Burton A. MacLean, Jr.        

          4,137,690                   411,809           561,219

 Barry L. Myers

          4,139,222                   410,277           561,219

 Patrick M. Smith

          4,139,222                   410,277           561,219

 David E. Sparks

          4,106,846                   442,653           561,219




   Proposal 2: Advisory vote to approve executive officer compensation:


        For                        Against                          Abstentions                 Broker Non-Votes     


          320,336                   63,973                   561,219         




   Proposal 3: Ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017.


        For                        Against                          Abstentions                 Broker Non-Votes     


          41,047                   48,244                   0         


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.




  May 2, 2017


  /s/ Mark J. Myers


  Mark J. Myers

  Chief Financial Officer

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