AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 13, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
||(Commission File Number)
||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
ONE ASTORIA FEDERAL PLAZA, LAKE SUCCESS,
NEW YORK 11042-1085
(Address of principal executive offices,
including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including
area code: (516) 327-3000
(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 Instruction
||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12(b))|
||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))|
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 13, 2012,
Astoria Financial Corporation issued a press release stating that, on November 15, 2012, it is scheduled to participate in the
2012 East Coast Financial Services Conference sponsored by Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., which will be simultaneously
webcast and available on Astoria Financial Corporation’s website, www.astoriafederal.com.
Item 9.01. Financial
Statements and Exhibits.
The following Exhibit
is filed as part of this report:
Exhibit 99.1 Press
release dated November 13, 2012.
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.
||ASTORIA FINANCIAL CORPORATION|
||/s/ Peter J. Cunningham|
||Peter J. Cunningham|
||First Vice President and Director of Investor Relations|
Dated: November 13, 2012
||Press release dated November 13, 2012.|