DCOM Dime Community Bancshares
Filed: 28 May 21, 1:31pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): May 27, 2021
DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of the registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)|
898 Veteran Memorial Highway, Suite 560
Hauppauge, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Title of each class|
|Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value||DCOM||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
|Preferred Stock, Series A, $0.01 Par Value||DCOMP|
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 27, 2021 (the “Meeting”). At the close of business on the record date of the Meeting, there were a total of 41,558,698 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Meeting. At the Meeting, 35,689,147 shares of common stock were represented, therefore, a quorum was present. Four proposals were presented and voted on. Set forth below are the final results for all proposals.
1. The following nominees received the requisite plurality of votes cast at the Meeting, as indicated below, and were therefore elected as directors to serve for a term to expire at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held in 2022 and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:
|Michael P. Devine||27,928,730||2,579,989||5,180,428|
|Marcia Z. Hefter||29,326,195||1,182,524||5,180,428|
|Kenneth J. Mahon||29,196,152||1,312,567||5,180,428|
|Albert E. McCoy, Jr.||29,532,454||976,265||5,180,428|
|Raymond A. Nielsen||29,644,077||864,642||5,180,428|
|Kevin M. O’Connor||29,505,677||1,003,042||5,180,428|
|Vincent F. Palagiano||29,354,812||1,153,907||5,180,428|
|Joseph J. Perry||29,315,153||1,193,566||5,180,428|
|Dennis A. Suskind||26,791,792||3,716,927||5,180,428|
2. The ratification of the appointment of Crowe LLP to act as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the year ending December 31, 2021 was approved by the requisite majority of the votes cast by shareholders, as indicated below:
3. The approval of a non-binding advisory vote of the following resolution regarding the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement for the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, was approved by the requisite majority of the votes cast by shareholders, as indicated below:
RESOLVED, that the compensation paid to Bridge’s Named Executive Officers, as disclosed pursuant to Item 402 of Regulation S-K, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, compensation tables and narrative discussion, is hereby APPROVED.
4. The Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. 2021 Equity Incentive Plan was approved by the requisite majority of the votes cast by shareholders, as indicated below:
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.
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.
/s/ Patricia M. Schaubeck
Patricia M. Schaubeck, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Dated: May 28, 2021