Liberty Property Trust 8-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 1, 2016
LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST
LIBERTY PROPERTY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
(Exact name of registrant specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone, including area code: (610) 648-1700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 1, 2016, Liberty Property Trust (the Company) announced that Mary Beth Morrissey, 55, the Companys Senior Vice President, Finance & Accounting, has been named the Companys Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Morrissey has been employed by the Company and its predecessor, Rouse & Associates, since 1986. Prior to that, Ms. Morrissey was an auditor with Price Waterhouse.
There is no arrangement or understanding with any person pursuant to which Ms. Morrissey was named Chief Accounting Officer. There are no family relationships between Ms. Morrissey and any trustee or executive officer of the Company, and she is not a party to any transaction requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Ms. Morrissey will continue to be covered by the same compensatory plans and arrangements as she had been prior to her appointment as Chief Accounting Officer, including receipt of an annual base salary and participation in the Companys annual bonus plan for senior officers, Long-Term Incentive (LTI) plan for senior officers and Senior Officer Severance Plan.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.