Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 5, 2016, Astoria Financial Corporation (the "Company") issued the
following clarification to its Proxy Statement, regarding attendance by board
members at Board and Committee meetings (page 13 of 2016 Proxy Statement under
the section titled Committees and Meetings of the Board).
The Board meets on a monthly basis and may have additional special meetings upon
the request of the Chairman, the President, or one-third (1/3) of the directors
then in office. During the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, the Board met
fourteen (14) times. No incumbent director attended less than seventy five
percent (75%) of the total number of meetings held by the Board and its
committees on which such director served, with the exception of Mr. Giambrone
who was appointed to the Board on July 22, 2015. Mr. Giambrone attended one
hundred percent (100%) of the total number of meetings of the Board and its
committees on which he served from July 22, 2015 through December 31, 2015.
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.
ASTORIA FINANCIAL CORPORATION
By: /s/ Theodore S. Ayvas
Theodore S. Ayvas
Vice President and Director of Investor Relations
Dated: December 5, 2016
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