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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 19, 2020

LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Maryland
 
001-2386
 
13-3717318
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. 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. below):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Shares of beneficial interest, par value $0.0001 per share, classified as Common Stock
LXP
New York Stock Exchange
6.50% Series C Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock, par value $0.0001 per share
LXPPRC
New York Stock Exchange

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

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. o






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

On May 19, 2020, Lexington Realty Trust, which we refer to as the Trust, held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which we refer to as the Annual Meeting. As of March 6, 2020, 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 255,828,311 Common Shares outstanding. Of the Common Shares entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, 238,498,482 Common Shares, or approximately 93% 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 six trustees to serve until the Trust's 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or their earlier removal or resignation and until their respective successors, if any, are elected and qualify. The six 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
T. Wilson Eglin
214,628,737
9,746,250
14,123,495
Richard S. Frary
217,660,161
6,714,826
14,123,495
Lawrence L. Gray
221,456,248
2,918,739
14,123,495
Jamie Handwerker
222,501,903
1,873,084
14,123,495
Claire A. Koeneman
220,615,518
3,759,469
14,123,495
Howard Roth
222,481,339
1,893,648
14,123,495


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
219,139,440
 
4,891,957
 
343,590
 
14,123,495


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, 2020. The number of votes cast with respect to Proposal No. 3 were as follows:

For
Against
Abstain
236,907,993
1,400,725
189,764






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 19, 2020
By:
/s/ Joseph S. Bonventre
 
 
Joseph S. Bonventre
 
 
Secretary





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