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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 15, 2018

LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
Maryland
1-12386
13-3717318
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
One Penn Plaza, Suite 4015, New York, New York
10119-4015
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
 
 
 
 
(212) 692-7200
 
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
        
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 (see General Instruction A.2.):

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

On May 15, 2018, Lexington Realty Trust, which we refer to as the Trust, held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which we refer to as the Annual Meeting. As of March 5, 2018, the record date for holders of the Trust's shares of beneficial interest, par value $0.0001 per share, classified as common stock, which we refer to as Common Shares, entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, there were 240,767,878 Common Shares outstanding. Of the Common Shares entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, 224,988,690 Common Shares, or approximately 93.4% of the Common Shares entitled to vote, were present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting. There were three matters presented and voted on at the Annual Meeting. Set forth below is a brief description of each matter voted on at the Annual Meeting and the voting results with respect to each matter:


Proposal No. 1. Election of seven trustees to serve until the Trust's 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or their earlier removal or resignation and until their respective successors, if any, are elected and qualify. The seven trustees elected, and the number of votes cast with respect to each of them, were as follows:
Nominee for Trustee
For
Withhold
Broker
Non-Votes
E. Robert Roskind
195,846,670
2,221,250
26,920,770
T. Wilson Eglin
195,969,295
2,098,625
26,920,770
Richard S. Frary
195,442,216
2,625,704
26,920,770
Lawrence L. Gray
196,285,011
1,782,909
26,920,770
Jamie Handwerker
196,041,903
2,026,017
26,920,770
Claire A. Koeneman
195,992,295
2,075,625
26,920,770
Howard Roth
196,394,555
1,673,365
26,920,770

Harold First was not nominated for reelection.


Proposal No. 2. To vote upon an advisory, non-binding resolution to approve the compensation of the named executive officers of the Trust, as disclosed in the related proxy statement. The number of votes cast with respect to Proposal No. 2 were as follows:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
191,333,993
 
5,733,462
 
1,000,465
 
26,920,770


Proposal No. 3. To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Trust's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. The number of votes cast with respect to Proposal No. 3 were as follows:

For
Against
Abstain
222,525,287
1,244,683
1,218,720





Item 8.01.    Other Events.

Following the Annual Meeting, the standing Committees of the Board of Trustees of the Trust were reconstituted as follows:

Audit Committee
Howard Roth, Chairperson
Richard S. Frary
Jamie Handwerker

Compensation Committee
Lawrence L. Gray, Chairperson
Richard S. Frary
Claire A. Koeneman

Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Claire A. Koeneman, Chairperson
Jamie Hardwerker
Howard Roth

Executive Committee
Richard S. Frary, Lead Independent Trustee
E. Robert Roskind
T. Wilson Eglin
Lawrence L. Gray





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.

 
Lexington Realty Trust
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: May 16, 2018
By:
/s/ Joseph S. Bonventre
 
 
Joseph S. Bonventre
 
 
Secretary




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