UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
May 26, 2011
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
American Spectrum Realty, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
2401 Fountain View, Suite 510, Houston, Texas 77057
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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 (see General Instructions A.2. below):
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 26, 2011, Mr. William W. Geary, Jr. notified the Registrant of his intent to resign from service as a Director of the Registrant. Mr. Geary’s resignation is effective May 27, 2011. Mr. Geary is resigning for personal reasons. He was Chairman of the Registrant’s Investment Committee and has been a member of the Registrant’s Audit, Compensation and Nominating/Governance Committees. Mr. Geary has served as a Director since 2000.
A copy of Mr. Geary’s resignation letter is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1
The Registrant issued a press release with respect to Mr. Geary’s resignation on May 27, 2011, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
Date: May 27, 2011