Washington, D.C. 20549






Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No.    )

Filed by the Registrant  ☒                            Filed by a Party other than the Registrant  ☐

Check the appropriate box:


 Preliminary Proxy Statement
 Confidential, for Use of the Commission Only (as permitted by Rule 14a-6(e)(2))
 Definitive Proxy Statement
 Definitive Additional Materials
 Soliciting Material under §240.14a-12

(Name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Name of person(s) filing proxy statement, if other than the registrant)
Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):
 No fee required
 Fee computed on table below per Exchange Act Rules 14a-6(i)(1) and 0-11

Title of each class of securities to which transaction applies:






Aggregate number of securities to which transaction applies:






Per unit price or other underlying value of transaction computed pursuant to Exchange Act Rule 0-11 (set forth the amount on which the filing fee is calculated and state how it was determined):






Proposed maximum aggregate value of transaction:





 (5) Total fee paid:


 Fee paid previously with preliminary materials.
 Check box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Exchange Act Rule 0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing for which the offsetting fee was paid previously. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the Form or Schedule and the date of its filing.

Amount Previously Paid:






Form, Schedule or Registration Statement No.:






Filing Party:






Date Filed:









You invested in THE GEO GROUP, INC. and it’s time to vote!

You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy material for the shareholder meeting to be held on April 28, 2021.

Get informed before you vote

View the Notice and Proxy Statement and Annual Report online OR you can receive a free paper or email copy of the material(s) by requesting prior to April 14, 2021. If you would like to request a copy of the material(s) for this and/or future shareholder meetings, you may (1) visit, (2) call 1-800-579-1639 or (3) send an email to If sending an email, please include your control number (indicated below) in the subject line. Unless requested, you will not otherwise receive a paper or email copy.





Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance.


Vote at





This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the

upcoming shareholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on

the reverse side to vote these important matters.


  Voting Items

        Board Recommends
  1.  Election of Directors        

01) Anne N. Foreman

   04)  Duane Helkowski   07)  Christopher C. Wheeler  LOGO For
  02) Richard H. Glanton   05)  Scott M. Kernan   08)  Julie Myers Wood  
   03) Jose Gordo   06)  Guido Van Hauwermeiren   09)  George C. Zoley   


  To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for the 2021 fiscal year.  LOGO For


  To hold an advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation.  LOGO For


  To approve the Amended and Restated 2018 Stock Incentive Plan.  LOGO For


  To approve the Amended and Restated Employee Stock Purchase Plan.  LOGO For


  To vote on a shareholder proposal regarding a lobbying report, if properly presented before the meeting.  LOGO Against


Prefer to receive an email instead? While voting on, be sure to click “Sign up for E-delivery”.