Gladstone Land Corporation
GLADSTONE LAND Corp (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/22/2017 16:07:40)





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 22, 2017 (May 18, 2017)



Gladstone Land Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Maryland   001-35795   541892552

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1521 Westbranch Drive, Suite 100

McLean, Virginia

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (703) 287-5800



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

On May 18, 2017, Gladstone Land Corporation (the “Company”) held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The Company’s stockholders voted and approved each of the proposals presented at the Annual Meeting, which are described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2017.

Proposal 1 : The election of three directors to hold office until the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.


     For      Withheld      Broker Non-Votes  

Paul W. Adelgren

     4,148,430        738,449        4,438,412  

David Gladstone

     4,582,198        304,681        4,438,412  

John H. Outland

     3,924,421        962,458        4,438,412  

The following directors will continue to hold office until the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders:

Michela A. English

Anthony W. Parker

The following directors will continue to hold office until the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders:

Terry L. Brubaker

Caren D. Merrick

Walter H. Wilkinson, Jr.

Proposal 2 : To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Company’s board of directors of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.







8,534,330   751,547   39,414


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.


Date: May 22, 2017     By:   /s/ Lewis Parrish
      Lewis Parrish
      Chief Financial Officer