AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 5, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
||(Commission File Number)
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
¨ Written communications
pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
material pursuant to Rule 14a-12(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12(b))
communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
1 through 7 Not Applicable.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On July 5, 2012, Astoria
Financial Corporation (the “Corporation”) issued a press release stating that, on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at approximately
4:45 p.m. (ET), the Corporation is expected to release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, and will
host an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 19, 2012 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 July 5, 2012.
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.
||ASTORIA FINANCIAL CORPORATION|
||/s/ Peter J. Cunningham.|
||Peter J. Cunningham|
||First Vice President and|
||Director of Investor Relations|
Dated: July 5, 2012
||Press release dated July 5, 2012.|