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.
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@amstock.com Please visit www.amstock.com for more information.
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.
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 email@example.com at Integrated Corporate Relations Inc. (ICR). Communications sent by regular mail should be sent to the attention of the Independent Directors, the Lead Director, the Chair of the Audit Committee, the Chair of the Compensation Committee, or the Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, as the case may be, in each instance in care of the company’s Chief Financial Officer at the company’s office at 111 West 33rd Street, New York, New York 10120.
ICR or the company’s representative, as the case may be, will review each communication received in accordance with this process to determine whether the communication requires immediate action. ICR will forward all appropriate communication to the company’s Chief Financial Officer. 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 that the company’s Chief Financial Officer determines is unduly hostile, threatening, or illegal, does not reasonably relate to the company or our business, or is similarly inappropriate. The Chief Financial Officer has the authority to disregard any inappropriate communications or to take other appropriate actions with respect to any such inappropriate communications.
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 Company News 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.