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Bankwell Financial (BWFG)

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On May 26, 2021, Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq BWFG), (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting"). Of the 7,908,755 shares of the Company's common stock outstanding as of the record date for the Meeting, 6,740,754 shares were present or represented by proxy at the Meeting.The voting results from the Meeting were as follows: 1.Election of Directors for One-Year Terms (Proposal 1).DirectorForWithheldGeorge P. Bauer4,940,594 (92.60%)394,907 (7.40%)Gail E.D. Brathwaite4,942,040 (92.63%)393,461 (7.37%)Richard E. Castiglioni4,906,508 (91.96%)428,993 (8.04%)Eric J. Dale4,471,656 (83.81%)863,845 (16.19%)Blake S. Drexler4,924,258 (92.29%)411,243 (7.71%)James M. Garnett Jr.4,945,105 (92.68%)390,396 (7.32%)Christopher R. Gruseke4,916,457 (92.15%)419,044 (7.85%)Daniel S. Jones4,942,691 (92.64%)392,810 (7.36%)Todd Lampert4,454,102 (83.48%)881,399 (16.52%)Victor S. Liss4,918,096 (92.18%)417,405 (7.82%)Carl M. Porto3,921,974 (73.51%)1,413,527 (26.49%)Lawrence B. Seidman5,132,100 (96.19%)203,401 (3.81%)There were 1,405,253 broker non-votes on the Proposal.2.Approval on an advisory (non-binding) proposal on the Company's executive compensation (Proposal 2).For3,452,083 (64.70%)Against1,854,444 (34.76%)Abstain28,974 (0.54%)There were 1,405,253 broker non-votes on the Proposal.3.Ratification of Appointment of RSM US LLP as independent auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 (Proposal 3).For6,702,158 (99.43%)Against35,623 (0.53%)Abstain2,973 (0.04%)There were no broker non-votes on the Proposal.Accordingly, all Director nominees were elected and the independent auditors were ratified. The advisory (non-binding) proposal on the Company's executive compensation was also approved.