AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 7, 2013
(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
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1 through 7 Not Applicable.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On January 7, 2013,
Astoria Financial Corporation (the “Corporation”) issued a press release stating that, on Wednesday, January 23, 2013
at approximately 4:45 p.m. (ET), the Corporation is expected to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year
ended December 31, 2012, and will host an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).
Item 9.01. Financial
Statements and Exhibits.
The following Exhibit
is filed as part of this report:
Exhibit 99.1 Press
release dated January 7, 2013.
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.
By: /s/ Peter J. Cunningham .
Peter J. Cunningham
First Vice President
Director of Investor
Dated: January 7, 2013
||Press release dated January 7, 2013.|