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
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 May16, 2018, John J. Doyle,Jr., Thomas J. Hollister, Charles H. Peck, Paul A. Perrault, and Joseph J. Slotnik 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 December31, 2018, and (ii)approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the Company’s 2018 Proxy Statement.

The final voting results are set forth below.

(1) Election of directors:

For

Against

Abstain

BrokerNon-Votes

John J. Doyle,Jr.

58,114,156

3,186,837

177,398

11,569,676

Thomas J. Hollister

61,047,958

260,534

169,899

11,569,676

Charles H. Peck

58,031,420

3,277,513

169,458

11,569,676

Paul A. Perrault

60,879,949

548,064

50,378

11,569,676

Joseph J. Slotnik

57,836,059

3,592,135

50,197

11,569,676

(2) Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December31, 2018:

For

Against

Abstain

BrokerNon-Votes

72,124,507

851,239

72,321

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

For

Against

Abstain

BrokerNon-Votes

58,744,886

2,522,355

211,150

11,569,676


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.

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