SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
REDMAN MONTE N

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE ASTORIA FEDERAL PLAZA

(Street)
LAKE SUCCESS NY 11042

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ASTORIA FINANCIAL CORP [ AF ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President & COO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/17/2010
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,400 D $13.19 411,693.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 700 D $13.21 410,993.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 100 D $13.2105 410,893.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 100 D $13.2108 410,793.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,200 D $13.22 409,593.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 400 D $13.23 409,193.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 500 D $13.24 408,693.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,197 D $13.25 407,496.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,000 D $13.2501 406,496.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 900 D $13.26 405,596.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,200 D $13.267 404,396.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 2,500 D $13.27 401,896.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,900 D $13.28 399,996.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,200 D $13.2803 398,796.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,700 D $13.29 397,096.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 2,400 D $13.2996 394,696.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,200 D $13.3 393,496.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 1,200 D $13.3059 392,296.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 647 D $13.31 391,649.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 12/17/2010 S 300 D $13.32 391,349.53 D (1) (12)
Common Stock 8,530.53 I (2) Spouse
Common Stock 44,166.61 I (3) ESOP
Common Stock 27,612.71 I (4) 401(k)
Common Stock 30,300 I (5) RSA
Common Stock 55,900 I (6) RSA
Common Stock 102,570 I (7) RSA
Common Stock 95,752 I (8) RSA
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Statutory Stock Option (9) $16.8333 01/10/2005 12/18/2011 Common Stock 126,060 126,060 D
Non-Statutory Stock Option (9) $18 01/10/2006 12/17/2012 Common Stock 165,445 165,445 D
Non-Statutory Stock Option (10) $24.4 12/22/2005 12/16/2013 Common Stock 4,098 4,098 D
Non-Statutory Stock Option (10) $24.4 12/22/2005 12/16/2013 Common Stock 126,402 126,402 D
Non-Statutory Stock Option (10) $26.6267 12/22/2005 12/14/2014 Common Stock 3,754 3,754 D
Non-Statutory Stock Option (10) $26.6267 12/22/2005 12/14/2014 Common Stock 176,246 176,246 D
Non-Statutory Stock Option (11) $29.02 01/09/2009 12/20/2012 Common Stock 154,700 154,700 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes shares acquired pursuant to the Astoria Financial Corporation Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Stock Purchase Plan which are exempt from the operation of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are beneficially owned directly by Mr. Redman.
2. Includes shares acquired pursuant to the Astoria Financial Corporation Dividend Reinvestment Stock Purchase Plan which are exempt from the operation of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that are held by Mr. Redman's spouse.
3. Represents shares allocated to Mr. Redman's account under the Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association Employee Stock Ownership Plan ("ESOP") as of September 30, 2010 and held in the ESOP Trust.
4. Represents shares held in the Employer Stock Fund of Astoria Incentive Savings Plan ("401(k) Plan") for the account of Mr. Redman as of September 30, 2010. Shares are held in the 401(k) Plan Trust.
5. Represents award of restricted stock dated December 20, 2006 pursuant to the 2005 Stock Incentive Plan for Officers and Employees of Astoria Financial Corporation (the 2005 Plan). The restricted stock will vest on January 9, 2012 or, if earlier, upon the death, Disability or retirement at normal retirement age, or Change of Control (as such terms are defined in the 2005 Plan) or, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreements with the Company and Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association (the Association), upon his termination of the employment by the Company or the Association prior to the end of the term of such employment agreements without Cause, as defined therein.
6. Represents award of restricted stock dated January 28, 2008 pursuant to the 2005 Stock Incentive Plan for Officers and Employees of Astoria Financial Corporation (the 2005 Plan). The restricted stock will vest on January 28, 2013 or, if earlier, upon the death, Disability or Change of Control (as such terms are defined in the 2005 Plan) or, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreements with the Company and Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association (the Association), upon his termination of the employment by the Company or the Association prior to the end of the term of such employment agreements without Cause, as defined therein.
7. Represents award of restricted stock dated February 2, 2009 pursuant to the 2005 Stock Incentive Plan for Officers and Employees of Astoria Financial Corporation (the 2005 Plan). The shares of restricted stock will vest as follows: 34,190 shares on December 15, 2011, 34,190 shares on December 17, 2012 and 34,190 shares on December 16, 2013 or, if earlier, upon the death, Disability or Change in Control (as such terms are defined in the 2005 Plan) or, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreements with the Company and Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association (the Association), upon his termination of employment by the Company or the Association prior to the end of the term of such employment agreements without Cause, as defined therein.
8. Represents award of restricted stock dated February 1, 2010 pursuant to the 2005 Stock Incentive Plan for Officers and Employees of Astoria Financial Corporation (the 2005 Plan). The shares of restricted stock will vest as follows: 23,938 shares on December 14, 2011, 23,938 shares on December 14, 2012, 23,938 shares on December 16, 2013 and 23,938 shares on December 15, 2014 or, if earlier, upon the death, Disability or Change in Control (as such terms are defined in the 2005 Plan) or, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreements with the Company and Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association (the Association), upon his termination of employment by the Company or the Association prior to the end of the term of such employment agreements without Cause, as defined therein
9. Options were granted pursuant to the 1999 Stock Option Plan for Officers and Employees of Astoria Financial Corporation, or the 1999 Plan.
10. Options were granted pursuant to the 2003 Stock Option Plan for Officers and Employees of Astoria Financial Corporation, or the 2003 Plan.
11. Options were granted pursuant to the 2005 Stock Incentive Plan for Officers and Employees of Astoria Financial Corporation, or the 2005 Plan.
12. In accordance with a rule 10b5-1 Sales Plan, net shares from the 12/15/10 vest were sold on 12/17/10 by Morgan Stanley-Smith Barney.
Monte N. Redman 12/20/2010
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