CVLY Codorus Valley Bancorp

Filed: 12 Nov 21, 4:31pm






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): November 9, 2021



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


 (Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.) 


105 Leader Heights Road, PO Box 2887, York, Pennsylvania17405-2887
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code - (717) 747-1519



(Former name, address and fiscal year, if changed since last report.)


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $2.50 par valueCVLYNASDAQ Global Market


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


On November 9, 2021, the Board of Directors of Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc. (the "Corporation") approved a promotion equity award to Craig L. Kauffman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, consisting of 15,564 restricted common stock units. Mr. Kauffman was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation effective as of October 1, 2021. Mr. Kauffman previously was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Corporation since 2018 and a member of the Board since 2019.

Sixty percent of the grant (9,338.4 units) consists of performance-based restricted stock units with cliff vesting after the performance period ends on December 31, 2024, subject to achievement of a performance goal based on the Corporation's return on equity ("ROE") as set forth in the Restricted Stock Unit Agreement (the "Agreement"), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Forty percent of the grant (6,225.6 units) consists of time-based restricted stock units which will vest ratably over a three-year period as set forth in the Agreement.

The value of the promotion equity grant is $360,000 and the number of units is based on the closing sale price of the Corporation's common stock on November 9, 2021.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit No.Description
10.1Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc. Restricted Stock Unit Agreement between the Corporation and Craig L. Kauffman
 104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded in the cover page formatted in Inline XBRL)






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date:    November 12, 2021By:/s/ Larry D. Pickett
   Larry D. Pickett, CPA
   (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)