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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 31, 2018

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)





(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)





(Life Storage, Inc.)

  1-13820   16-1194043
(Life Storage LP)
  0-24071   16-1481551
(State or Other Jurisdiction
Of Incorporation)
File Number)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

6467 Main Street

Williamsville, New York 14221

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(716) 633-1850

(Registrants’ Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrants under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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

Life Storage, Inc.:

Emerging growth company  ☐

Life Storage LP:

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.

Life Storage, Inc.  ☐

Life Storage LP  ☐




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

The 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Life Storage, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 31, 2018. Proxies were solicited pursuant to the Company’s proxy statement filed on April 19, 2018 with the Securities and Exchange Commission under Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. There was no solicitation in opposition to the Company’s solicitation. As of the record date of April 17, 2018, there were 46,514,198 shares of the Company’s common stock issued and outstanding. 44,205,296 shares were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting, or 95% of the total shares issued and outstanding. Set forth below is a brief description of each matter voted on at the meeting and the final voting results.

Proposal 1.    The election of eight directors of the Company to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualified. In accordance with the results below, each nominee as listed in the proxy statement was elected to serve as a director.


     Votes For      Votes

David L. Rogers

     41,523,150        88,841        2,593,305  

Charles E. Lannon

     40,862,314        749,677        2,593,305  

Stephen R. Rusmisel

     41,137,349        474,642        2,593,305  

Arthur L. Havener, Jr.

     41,158,236        453,755        2,593,305  

Mark G. Barberio

     41,366,205        245,786        2,593,305  

Carol Hansell

     41,515,113        96,878        2,593,305  

Dana Hamilton

     41,432,769        179,222        2,593,305  

Edward J. Pettinella

     41,515,261        96,730        2,593,305  

Proposal 2.    The ratification of the appointment by the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. In accordance with the results below, the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP was ratified and approved.


Votes For    Votes Against    Abstentions   

Broker Non-


43,273,453    885,657    46,185    0

Proposal 3.    Proposal to approve (on a non-binding basis) the compensation of the Company’s executive officers. In accordance with the results below, the compensation was approved (on a non-binding basis).


Votes For    Votes Against    Abstentions   

Broker Non-


39,750,973    1,753,793    107,225    2,593,305


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrants have duly caused this Report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: June 1, 2018     By  

/s/ Andrew J. Gregoire

    Name:   Andrew J. Gregoire
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer
Date: June 1, 2018     By:   LIFE STORAGE HOLDINGS, INC., as General Partner

/s/ Andrew J. Gregoire

    Name:   Andrew J. Gregoire
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer