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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 14, 2020

 

CBRE GROUP, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-32205

 

94-3391143

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

400 South Hope Street

25th Floor

Los Angeles, California

 

90071

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(213) 613-3333

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share

 

CBRE

 

New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company, 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).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

 

 


This Current Report on Form 8-K is filed by CBRE Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), in connection with the matters described herein.

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

(a) The Company held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 14, 2020.

(b) The voting results from the Annual Meeting were as follows:

  1. Each of the following 11 directors was elected to our Board of Directors, to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders in 2021 or until their respective successors are elected and qualified. Each director received the number of votes set forth below. For each director, there were 11,682,811broker non-votes.

Name

 

For

   

Against

   

Abstain

 

Brandon B. Boze

   

281,714,612

     

9,129,390

     

619,673

 

Beth F. Cobert

   

285,318,850

     

5,597,081

     

547,744

 

Curtis F. Feeny

   

278,309,707

     

12,445,326

     

708,642

 

Reginald H. Gilyard

   

288,934,595

     

1,968,195

     

560,885

 

Shira D. Goodman

   

290,476,628

     

378,020

     

609,027

 

Christopher T. Jenny

   

288,208,047

     

2,635,898

     

619,730

 

Gerardo I. Lopez

   

273,940,997

     

16,964,524

     

558,154

 

Robert E. Sulentic

   

290,411,076

     

496,924

     

555,675

 

Laura D. Tyson

   

290,177,282

     

677,411

     

608,982

 

Ray Wirta

   

289,314,691

     

1,590,806

     

558,178

 

Sanjiv Yajnik

   

289,603,251

     

1,183,924

     

676,500

 

  2. The ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2020 was approved by a vote of 291,831,857 shares in favor, 10,814,519 shares against and 500,110 shares abstaining. There were no broker non-votes on this proposal.

  3. The advisory approval of named executive officer compensation for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019 was approved by a vote of 269,839,212 shares in favor, 17,304,838 shares against and 4,319,625 shares abstaining. There were 11,682,811 broker non-votes on this proposal.

  4. The stockholder proposal regarding the stock ownership threshold necessary for our stockholders to call special stockholders meetings was not approved. This stockholder proposal received a vote of 122,984,048 shares in favor, 167,860,570 shares against and 619,057 shares abstaining. There were 11,682,811 broker non-votes on this proposal.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit
No.

   

Description

         
 

104

   

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


Signature

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.

Date:    May 19, 2020

 

 

CBRE GROUP, INC.

             

 

 

By:

 

/s/ DARA A. BAZZANO

 

 

 

Dara A. Bazzano

 

 

 

Senior Vice President, Global Finance and Chief

Accounting Officer