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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) At the annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Sterling Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) held on December 4, 2020, shareholders (i) elected four director nominees to the Company’s board of directors, one to serve a two-year term expiring at the 2022 annual meeting of shareholders and three to serve for a three-year term expiring at the 2023 annual meeting of shareholders, (ii) ratified the appointment of Crowe LLP as the Company’s independent registered accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020, and (iii) approved the Sterling Bancorp, Inc. 2020 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan.
The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed on November 9, 2020 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
(b) The results of the voting are shown below.
Proposal 1—Election of Directors
|Thomas M. O’Brien||38,708,868||295,267||9,517,494|
Proposal 2—Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2020(1)
|VOTES FOR||VOTES AGAINST||ABSTAIN|
(1) No broker non-votes were received for Proposal 2.
Proposal 3—Approval of Sterling Bancorp, Inc. 2020 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan
|VOTES FOR||VOTES AGAINST||ABSTAIN||BROKER|
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.
|STERLING BANCORP, INC.|
|Dated: December 7, 2020|
|Chief Financial Officer|