SOTHERLY HOTELS INC. (NASDAQ:SOHO) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

SOTHERLY HOTELS INC. (NASDAQ:SOHO) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Sotherly Hotels Inc. (the Company) held its 2017 Annual Meeting
of Stockholders on April 25, 2017 (the Annual Meeting). The
Company is providing the following information regarding the
final results of the matters voted on by stockholders at the
Annual Meeting:

a)

Election of seven (7) Directors to serve for the ensuing
year and until their respective successors are elected:

Director Nominee

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Broker NonVotes

David J. Beatty

6,245,553

702,392

6,332,198

David R. Folsom

6,244,270

703,675

6,332,198

G. Scott Gibson IV

6,808,132

139,813

6,332,198

Andrew M. Sims

6,243,528

704,417

6,332,198

Edward S. Stein

6,173,929

774,016

6,332,198

Herschel J. Walker

6,183,915

764,030

6,332,198

Gen. Anthony C. Zinni

6,185,855

762,090

6,332,198

b)

Ratification of the appointment of Dixon Hughes Goodman
LLP, the Companys independent registered public
accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31,
2017: 13,163,664 shares in favor, 44,007 shares against
and 72,472 shares abstaining.There were no broker
non-votes for this proposal.

c)

An advisory vote on executive compensation:6,658,953
shares in favor, 99,217 shares against and 189,775 shares
abstaining.There were 6,332,198 broker non-votes for this
proposal.

d)

A non-binding shareholder proposal from UNITE HERE
regarding shareholder amendment of our bylaws:2,347,801
shares in favor, 4,331,608 shares against and 268,536
shares abstaining.There were 6,332,198 broker non-votes
for this proposal.


About SOTHERLY HOTELS INC. (NASDAQ:SOHO)

Sotherly Hotels Inc. is a self-managed and self-administered lodging real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on the acquisition, renovation, upbranding and repositioning of upscale to upper-upscale full-service hotels in the southern United States. The Company operates through the hotel ownership segment. The Company conducts its operations through Sotherly Hotels LP, its Operating Partnership, of which the Company is the general partner. Its portfolio consists of approximately 10 full-service, mainly upscale and upper-upscale hotels located in over eight states with an aggregate of approximately 3,010 rooms and approximately 160,930 square feet of meeting space. All of these hotels are owned by subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership, approximately 10 operate under the Hilton, Crowne Plaza, DoubleTree and Sheraton brands, one is an independent hotel, and all are managed on a day to day basis by MHI Hotels Services, LLC, which does business as Chesapeake Hospitality.

SOTHERLY HOTELS INC. (NASDAQ:SOHO) Recent Trading Information

SOTHERLY HOTELS INC. (NASDAQ:SOHO) closed its last trading session up +0.06 at 5.95 with 501,596 shares trading hands.

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