BROOKLINE BANCORP, INC. (NASDAQ:BRKL) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

BROOKLINE BANCORP, INC. (NASDAQ:BRKL) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
(the Company) held on May 10, 2017, Margaret Boles Fitzgerald,
Bogdan Nowak, Merrill W. Sherman, and Peter O. Wilde were elected
as directors to hold office for a term of three years and until
their successors are duly elected and qualified. In addition, the
stockholders (i) ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the
Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the
fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, (ii) approved, on a
non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s
named executive officers as disclosed in the Companys 2017 Proxy
Statement, and (iii) determined, on a non-binding, advisory
basis, to hold the non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation
of the Companys named executive officers on an annual basis.

The Companys Board of Directors has agreed to hold a non-binding,
advisory vote on the compensation of the Companys named executive
officers on an annual basis.

The final voting results are set forth below.

(1) Election of directors:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
Margaret Boles Fitzgerald 53,855,174 378,353 70,973 11,262,901
Bogdan Nowak 51,832,768 2,281,987 184,745 11,262,901
Merrill W. Sherman 51,690,274 2,492,473 121,780 11,262,901
Peter O. Wilde 51,926,246 2,300,151 78,103 11,262,901

(2) Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Companys
independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year
ending December 31, 2017:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
65,018,839 461,332 87,230

(3) Approval, on a non-binding advisory basis, of the
compensation of the Companys named executive officers:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
51,247,503 2,898,852 158,145 11,262,901

(4) Determine, on a non-binding advisory basis, the frequency of
the non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of the Companys
named executive officers:

Every 1 Year Every 2 Years Every 3 Years Abstain Broker Non-Votes
39,248,387 260,020 14,534,558 261,535 11,262,901


About BROOKLINE BANCORP, INC. (NASDAQ:BRKL)

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company for Brookline Bank and its subsidiaries; Bank Rhode Island and its subsidiaries; First Ipswich Bank and its subsidiaries, and Brookline Securities Corp. As a commercially-focused financial institution with approximately 50 banking offices in greater Boston, the north shore of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, the Company offers commercial, business and retail banking services, including cash management products, online banking services, consumer and residential loans and investment services in central New England. The Company’s activities include acceptance of commercial; municipal and retail deposits; origination of mortgage loans on commercial and residential real estate located principally in Massachusetts and Rhode Island; origination of commercial loans and leases to small- and mid-sized businesses; investment in debt and equity securities, and the offering of cash management and investment advisory services.

BROOKLINE BANCORP, INC. (NASDAQ:BRKL) Recent Trading Information

BROOKLINE BANCORP, INC. (NASDAQ:BRKL) closed its last trading session down -0.05 at 14.20 with 410,585 shares trading hands.

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