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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 10, 2021

 

Lightstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Maryland   000-55773   47-1796830

(State or other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)

  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

1985 Cedar Bridge Avenue, Suite 1

Lakewood, New Jersey 08701 

  (Address, including zip code, of Principal Executive Offices)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (732) 367-0129

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None.

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

Emerging growth company ☒

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 5.02 Election of Directors

 

Effective August 10, 2021, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Lightstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Michael J. DeMarco to the Board to fill a vacancy created by the passing of Edwin J. Glickman in June 2021. Mr. DeMarco will serve as a member of the Board’s audit committee. As a non-employee director of the Company, Mr. DeMarco will receive annual cash compensation of $40,000.

 

From April 2017 to July 2020, Mr. DeMarco served as chief executive officer of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (“Mack-Cali”). From June 2015 to April 2017, Mr. DeMarco served as president and chief operating officer of Mack-Cali. From 2013 to June 2015, Mr. DeMarco served as the chief investment officer of CCRE, a non-bank finance company and one of the largest originators of CMBS. Mr. DeMarco previously served as an executive vice president at Vornado Realty Trust from 2010 to 2013, as a managing director at Fortress Investment Group from 2007 to 2010, and as a senior managing director at Lehman Brothers from 1993 to 2007. Mr. DeMarco also held senior positions at Credit Suisse First Boston and Arthur Andersen LLP.

 

Mr. DeMarco also is a member of the board of trustees of Saint Peter’s Preparatory School, as well as a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Since June 2015, Mr. DeMarco has served as a member of the board of trustees of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, a publicly traded REIT (NYSE: PEI). He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting with a minor in history from Pace University, as well as a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Chicago. He is a certified public accountant.

 

Mr. DeMarco does not have any family relationship with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers or any persons nominated or chosen by the Company to be a director or an executive officer. Mr. DeMarco does not have any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction or proposed transaction required to be reported under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K or Item 5.02(d) of Form 8-K. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. DeMarco and any other person pursuant to which Mr. DeMarco was selected as a director.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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.

  

  LIGHTSTONE REAL ESTATE INCOME TRUST, INC.
     
Date: August 16, 2021 By:   /s/ Seth Molod
  Seth Molod
 

Chief Financial Officer and

Principal Accounting Officer

 

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