OFC Corporate Office Properties Trust

Filed: 8 Mar 21, 4:34pm

Washington, DC  20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 5, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Corporate Office Properties TrustMaryland 1-1402323-2947217
(State or other jurisdiction of (Commission File(IRS Employer
incorporation or organization) Number)Identification No.)
Corporate Office Properties, L.P.Delaware 333-18918823-2930022
(State or other jurisdiction of (Commission File(IRS Employer
incorporation or organization) Number)Identification No.)
6711 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 300
Columbia, Maryland 21046
(Address of principal executive offices)
(443) 285-5400
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares of beneficial interest, $0.01 par valueOFCNew York Stock Exchange
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Corporate Office Properties Trust
Corporate Office Properties, L.P.

Item 5.02.            Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On and effective March 5, 2021, the Board of Trustees (the “Board”) of Corporate Office Properties Trust (the “Company”) approved an increase in the Board’s size from nine members to ten members, and also elected Raymond L. Owens, age 62, to the Board. Mr. Owens’ term on the Board will expire at the Company’s upcoming 2021 annual shareholder meeting, at which time he will stand for re-election. Effective upon joining the Board, Mr. Owens became eligible to receive the standard compensation provided by the Company to its other non-employee Trustees, as most recently disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement for its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders.

Mr. Owens retired after serving from 2007 to 2017, most recently as the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President of Capital Markets, at Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE: PDM), an owner, manager, developer, redeveloper and operator of Class A office properties located primarily in select sub-markets within seven major Eastern U.S. office markets.

Item 9.01.             Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit Number Exhibit Title
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
By: Corporate Office Properties Trust,
   its General Partner
/s/ Anthony Mifsud/s/ Anthony Mifsud
 Anthony Mifsud Anthony Mifsud
 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dated:March 8, 2021Dated:March 8, 2021