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*
O'Shea Kevin P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
671 N. GLEBE ROAD
SUITE 800

(Street)
ARLINGTON VA 22203

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC [ AVB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/14/2014
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, par value $.01 per share 08/14/2014 M 764 A $130.23 8,143 (1) D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 08/14/2014 M 1,456 A $132.95 9,599 (1) D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 08/14/2014 M 3,166 A $143.34 12,765 (1) D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 08/14/2014 S 5,386 D $151.6251 (2) 7,379 (1) D
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
Employee Stock Options (Right to Buy) $130.23 08/14/2014 M 764 02/13/2014 (3) 02/13/2023 Common Stock 764 $0.00 (3) 1,528 D
Employee Stock Options (Right to Buy) $132.95 08/14/2014 M 1,456 02/16/2013 (4) 02/16/2022 Common Stock 1,456 $0.00 (4) 729 D
Employee Stock Options (Right to Buy) $143.34 08/14/2014 M 3,166 02/08/2008 (5) 02/08/2017 Common Stock 3,166 $0.00 (5) 0 (6) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The amount of securities owned following the reported transaction reflects direct ownership of all shares of common stock, including restricted shares.
2. This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $151.47 to $151.76. The price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
3. The options exercised were included in options granted under the issuer's stock option and incentive plan on February 13, 2013, which became exercisable in three annual installments beginning on February 13, 2014.
4. The options exercised were included in options granted under the issuer's stock option and incentive plan on February 16, 2012, which became exercisable in three annual installments beginning on February 16, 2013.
5. The options exercised were included in options granted under the issuer's stock option and incentive plan on February 08, 2007, which became exercisable in three annual installments beginning on February 08, 2008.
6. Following the reported transaction, the reporting person holds a total of 11,135 options to purchase the issuer's common stock granted on various dates and with varying exercise prices and vesting dates.
Remarks:
Catherine T. White, as attorney-in-fact under Power of Attorney dated December 13, 2012 08/18/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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