• ESRT


 

FAQ

  • Empire State Realty Trust’s common stock is currently traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “ESRT”.
  • Empire State Realty Trust’s common stock can be bought or sold through a stockbroker, bank or financial institution that offers brokerage services. Empire State Realty Trust does not currently have a direct stock purchase plan.
  • ESRT intends to make regular quarterly distributions to holders of shares of common stock. Distributions declared by us will be authorized by our board of directors in its sole discretion out of funds legally available and will be dependent upon a number of factors.
  • Empire State Realty Trust does not currently offer a dividend reinvestment plan.
  • American Stock Transfer and Trust is the registrar and transfer agent for Empire State Realty Trust’s common stock. American Stock Transfer and Trust is available to resolve problems related to unpaid dividends, lost, destroyed or stolen certificates, as well as to facilitate name and address changes. The toll-free phone number for American Stock Transfer and Trust is (800) 937-5449 and can be reached via email at info@astfinancial.com Please visit https://www.astfinancial.com/ for more information.
  • Empire State Realty Trust uses a fiscal year that aligns with the calendar year, ending on December 31st.
  • Yes, Empire State Realty Trust does issue K-1 forms for holders of OP units. Please click here to find K-1 forms. It issues a Form 1099 to each class A and class B shareholder.
  • Our Audit Committee has adopted procedures for the anonymous and confidential submission of complaints or concerns regarding violations of securities laws or questionable accounting and auditing matters. If you wish to contact our Audit Committee to report complaints or concerns relating to the financial reporting of our company, you may do so via our hotline at (855) 326-9626, via email at https://reportlineweb.com/empirestaterealtytrust, or in writing to our Chief Compliance Officer or the Chairman of our Audit Committee, Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., 111 West 33rd Street, New York, New York 10120. Any such communications may be made anonymously.

  • We have a process by which stockholders and/or other parties may communicate with our Board of Directors, our independent directors as a group, or our individual directors by e-mail or regular mail. Any such communication may be made anonymously. All communications by e-mail should be sent to Investor Relations at ir@empirestaterealtytrust.com. Communications sent by regular mail should be sent to the attention of the Board of Directors, the Independent Directors, the Lead Independent Director, any of the Chairs of the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, Finance Committee, or Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, in each instance in care of the company’s Chief Financial Officer at the company’s office at 111 West 33rd Street, 12th Floor, New York, New York 10120.

    The company’s Chief Financial Officer will review each communication received in accordance with this process to determine whether the communication requires immediate action. All appropriate communications received, or a summary of such communications, will then be forwarded to the appropriate member(s) of our Board of Directors. However, we reserve the right to disregard any communication which the company’s Chief Financial Officer determines is unduly hostile, threatening, illegal, unrelated to the company, or otherwise inappropriate.
  • The Series ES, Series 60 and Series 250 are operating partnership units of Empire State Realty OP, L.P. (the "OP"), which is the operating partnership of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (the "REIT"). The REIT has two classes of common stock: Class A common stock and Class B common stock. Each operating partnership unit is entitled to the same distributions as a share of Class A common stock. However, operating partnership units are non-voting securities (except to the extent the owner holds Class B common stock) and are expected to have significantly less trading volume than the Class A common stock. An operating partnership unit is exchangeable for cash or shares of Class A common stock, on a one-to-one basis, at the REIT's election generally commencing on October 1, 2014.
  • Each operating partnership unit is entitled to the same distributions as a share of Class A common stock. However, operating partnership units are non-voting securities (except to the extent the owner holds Class B common stock) and are expected to have significantly less trading volume than the Class A common stock. An operating partnership unit is exchangeable for cash or shares of Class A common stock, on a one-to-one basis, at the REIT's election generally commencing on October 1, 2014.
  • Most of the company's reports and financial filings can be retrieved from the Press Releases and SEC Filings sections of this website. They can also be accessed via the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) website at www.sec.gov. If you would like information emailed or mailed to you, you can submit your request at the Information Request section of this website.
  • Empire State Realty Trust began its first full year of operations as a public company in 2013 and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on October 2, 2013.