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Section 1: 8-K

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 18, 2017

 

MONMOUTH REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

MARYLAND    001-33177   22-1897375
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission    (IRS Employer
 of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)

 

3499 Route 9N, Suite 3D, Freehold, NJ   07728
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (732) 577-9996

 

 

 

(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 (see General Instructions A.2. below):

 

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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 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company [  ]

 

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

 

The annual meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (the “Company”) was held on May 18, 2017. There were 71,430,729 shares of common stock entitled to vote at the meeting and a total of 66,691,485 shares (93.36%) were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting. The proposals submitted to the vote of the shareholders and the results of the vote were as follows:

 

Proposal 1 – The election of four Class II Directors, each to serve until the 2020 annual meeting of shareholders and until his successor is duly elected and qualifies:

 

Director  For   Withhold   Broker
Non-Votes
 
Brian H. Haimm   51,122,561    723,926    14,844,998 
Neal Herstik   42,546,653    9,299,834    14,844,998 
Matthew I. Hirsch   35,653,486    16,193,001    14,844,998 
Stephen B. Wolgin   42,563,722    9,282,765    14,844,998 

 

Proposal 2 – To ratify the appointment of PKF O’Connor Davies as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017:

 

   No. of Votes 
For   65,945,863 
Against   568,474 
Abstain   177,148 
Broker Non-Votes   0 

 

Proposal 3 – To approve the amendment and restatement of the Company’s 2007 Stock Option and Stock Award Plan, as amended as more particularly described in the Proxy Statement with respect to the Meeting:

 

   No. of Votes 
For   47,538,575 
Against   4,049,964 
Abstain   257,948 
Broker Non-Votes   14,844,998 

 

Proposal 4 – To approve an advisory resolution to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as more particularly described in the Proxy Statement with respect to the Meeting:

 

   No. of Votes 
For   47,949,228 
Against   3,549,378 
Abstain   347,881 
Broker Non-Votes   14,844,998 

 

Proposal 5 – An advisory resolution to approve the frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation:

 

   No. of Votes 
One Year   44,673,399 
Two Years   181,140 
Three Years   6,675,438 
Abstain   316,510 
Broker Non-Votes   14,844,998 

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  MONMOUTH REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION  
     
  /s/ Kevin S. Miller  
  Kevin S. Miller  
  Chief Financial and Accounting Officer  

 

Date May 19, 2017  

 

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