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Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on June 11, 2014.
EMPIRE STATE REALTY TRUST, INC.
Annual Stockholders Meeting
|For holders as of:||April 14, 2014|
Date: June 11, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM, EDT
|Location: The Roosevelt Hotel|
45 East 45th Street
New York, New York 10017
EMPIRE STATE REALTY TRUST, INC.
ONE GRAND CENTRAL PLACE
60 EAST 42ND STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10165
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:
1. Election of Directors
01) Anthony E. Malkin
|05) Steven J. Gilbert|
02) William H. Berkman
|06) S. Michael Giliberto|
03) Alice M. Connell
|07) Lawrence E. Golub|
04) Thomas J. DeRosa
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR Proposal 2.
|2.||To approve, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.|
The Board of Directors recommends you vote for 1 Year on Proposal 3.
|3.||To approve, on a non-binding, advisory basis, whether the advisory vote on named executive compensation should occur every one, two or three years.|
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR Proposal 4.
|4.||To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.|
NOTE: The proxies are also authorized to vote in their discretion upon such other matters as may properly be brought before the Annual Stockholders Meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof.