Gladstone Commercial Corporation
GLADSTONE COMMERCIAL CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/07/2018 16:58:11)





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): May 3, 2018



Gladstone Commercial Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Maryland   001-33097   02-0681276

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

1521 Westbranch Drive, Suite 100, McLean, Virginia 22102

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(703) 287-5800

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

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



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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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).

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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 3, 2018, Gladstone Commercial Corporation (the “Company”) held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The Company’s stockholders voted on and approved each of the proposals presented at the Annual Meeting, which are described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 16, 2018.

Proposal 1 : The election of two directors to hold office until the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualify.


   For    Withheld    Broker Non-Votes

Terry L. Brubaker

   14,686,916    1,194,509    10,372,760

Caren D. Merrick

   11,467,869    4,413,556    10,372,760

Walter H. Wilkinson, Jr.

   11,361,924    4,519,501    10,372,760

Proposal 2 : To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Company’s board of directors of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.


For   Against   Abstain
25,853,345   337,853   62,987


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Gladstone Commercial Corporation  

May 7, 2018

    By:   /s/ Michael Sodo  
    (Michael Sodo, Chief Financial Officer)