OCFC OceanFirst Financial
Filed: 19 Nov 20, 5:13pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 19, 2020
OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of|
incorporation or organization)
110 West Front Street, Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol||Name of each exchange in which registered|
|Common stock, $0.01 par value per share||OCFC||NASDAQ|
|Depositary Shares (each representing a 1/40th interest in a share of 7.0% Series A Non-Cumulative, perpetual preferred stock)||OCFCP||NASDAQ|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).
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ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS
On November 19, 2020, OceanFirst Financial Corp. (the “Company”) announced the Board of Directors has appointed Joseph J. Lebel III as President of its OceanFirst Bank N.A. (the “Bank”) subsidiary, effective January 1, 2021. Joseph J. Lebel III has also been appointed to the Bank’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2021. Further information regarding Joseph J. Lebel III is included in the Press Release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On November 19, 2020, the Registrant issued a press release announcing the above appointment. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
ITEM 9.01FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|99.1||Press Release Announcing the Appointment of Joseph J. Lebel III as President dated||November 19, 2020|
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.
|OCEANFIRST FINANCIAL CORP.|
|Dated:||November 19, 2020||/s/ Michael J. Fitzpatrick|
|Michael J. Fitzpatrick|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|Press release dated||November 19, 2020|