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ConnectOne Bancorp (CNOB)

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On May 25, 2021, ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”), for which the Board of Directors solicited proxies. At the Annual Meeting, the shareholders voted on the proposals set forth below, as described in the Company’s definitive proxy materials filed with the SEC on April 15, 2021.
On April 6, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were a total of 39,724,433 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. A total of 34,195,792 shares of common stock were represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The proposals voted on and approved by the shareholders at the Annual Meeting, and the final voting results with respect to such proposals, were as follows:
Proposal 1: The election of twelve persons to serve as directors for one year terms. The following is a list of the directors elected at the Annual Meeting with the number of votes for and withheld, as well as the number of Abstentions and Broker Non-Votes:
BROKER
FORWITHHELDNON-VOTES
Frank Sorrentino III27,908,186509,0365,778,570
Frank W. Baier28,225,734191,4885,778,570
Stephen T. Boswell28,062,998354,2245,778,570
Katherin Nukk-Freeman27,274,7611,142,4615,778,570
Frank Huttle III23,298,5495,118,6735,778,570
Michael Kempner27,927,419489,8035,778,570
Nicholas Minoia27,250,1991,167,0235,778,570
Anson M. Moise28,378,70938,5135,778,570
Joseph Parisi, Jr.27,929,320487,9025,778,570
Daniel Rifkin28,289,475127,7475,778,570
Mark Sokolich28,314,213103,0095,778,570
William A. Thompson27,144,2041,273,0185,778,570
Proposal 2: The non-binding resolution with respect to the compensation of the Company’s executive officers was adopted. The votes For and Withheld, as well as the number of Abstentions and Broker Non-Votes are as follows:
BROKER
FORAGAINSTABSTENTIONSNON-VOTES
27,053,341864,807499,0745,778,570
Proposal 3: The amendment to the Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company to increase the number of authorized shares of our common stock, no par value per share, from 50,000,000 to 100,000,000, was approved. The number of votes For and Withheld, as well as the number of Abstentions and Broker Non-Votes are as follows:
BROKER
FORAGAINSTABSTENTIONSNON-VOTES
32,755,1481,402,94337,7010
Proposal 4: The ratification of the appointment of Crowe LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021 was approved. The number of votes For and Against with regard to this proposal, as well as the number of Abstentions was as follows:
FORAGAINSTABSTENTIONS
33,870,000306,45019,342