SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 2, 2019
Federal Realty Investment Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1626 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, Maryland
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number including area code: 301/998-8100
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On January 2, 2019, the Board of Trustees (the “Board”) of Federal Realty Investment Trust (the “Trust”) approved the following matters which will be effective as of February 1, 2019: (a) increasing the number of Trustees from seven to eight as permitted by the Trust’s Declaration of Trust and Bylaws; and (b) electing Mr. Mark S. Ordan to serve as a trustee to fill the vacancy created by the increase in the size of the Board. At this time, Mr. Ordan has not been named to any committee of the Board of Trustees.
For his service on the Board, Mr. Ordan will receive the same compensation as that paid to all other non-executive Trustees that do not serve as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.
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.
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST
Date: January 7, 2019
/s/ Dawn M. Becker
Dawn M. Becker
Executive Vice President-General Counsel and Secretary