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 8, 2013
CONNECTONE BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of Company as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No)|
|301 Sylvan Avenue|
|Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey||07632|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Company’s telephone number, including area code (201) 816-8900
£ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
£ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
£ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
£ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on May 8, 2013 (the “Annual Meeting”). The matters considered and voted on by the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting and the vote of the stockholders was as follows:
Matter 1: The election of three directors, each for a three-year term:
|Frank Sorrentino III||2,618,102||60,740||0||980,616|
|Frank W. Baier||2,617,980||60,862||0||980,616|
|Steven M. Goldman||2,617,980||60,862||0||980,616|
Matter 2: The ratification of the appointment of Crowe Horwath LLP as the Company’s independent public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013:
Pursuant to the foregoing votes, Frank Sorrentino III, Frank W. Baier, and Steven M. Goldman were elected to serve as directors until the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, each until his replacement has been duly elected and qualified, and the appointment of Crowe Horwath LLP as independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013 was ratified.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|CONNECTONE BANCORP, INC.|
|Dated: May 8, 2013||By:||/s/ William S. Burns|
|WILLIAM S. BURNS|
|Executive Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|