FIX Comfort Systems USA

Filed: 23 Feb 21, 4:05pm





Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 8, 2020


Comfort Systems USA, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 1-13011 76-0526487
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)


675 Bering Drive, Suite 400  
Houston, Texas 77057
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (713) 830-9600


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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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

Common Stock, $0.01 par value FIX 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. ¨







Item 5.02            Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


As, previously disclosed, on December 11, 2020, Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Trent T. McKenna will transition from his previous role as Senior Vice President and Vice President – Region 4 to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer within the Company, effective January 1, 2021. Effective as of February 18, 2021, the Company’s Board of Directors approved an updated Change-in-Control Agreement in connection with Mr. McKenna’s promotion. Mr. McKenna’s Change-in-Control Agreement continues to contain a non-compete provision but now provides for a change-in-control payment equal to two times Mr. McKenna’s annual base salary plus the greater of his current bonus or the average of the prior three years’ bonuses (whichever is greater).







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.


 By:/s/ Laura F. Howell
  Laura F. Howell, Vice President, General
  Counsel and Corporate Secretary


Date:          February 23, 2021