LADENBURG THALMANN FINANCIAL SERVICES INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Exhibits

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., a Florida corporation (the "Company") held its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders on June 25, 2014. Listed below are the matters voted upon and the final results of such voting:

1. The Company's shareholders elected the individuals named below to serve as the Company's directors until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their respective successors are elected and qualified:

Name For Authority Withheld Broker Non-Votes Henry C. Beinstein 114,886,083 4,204,264 35,612,783 Dr. Phillip Frost 106,622,280 12,468,067 35,612,783 Brian S. Genson 115,002,568 4,087,779 35,612,783 Saul Gilinski 118,414,905 675,442 35,612,783 Dmitry Kolosov 118,429,638 660,709 35,612,783 Dr. Richard M. Krasno 114,912,665 4,177,682 35,612,783 Richard J. Lampen 118,256,841 833,506 35,612,783 Howard M. Lorber 117,437,555 1,652,792 35,612,783 Jeffrey S. Podell 118,424,605 665,742 35,612,783 Richard J. Rosenstock 118,242,541 847,806 35,612,783 Jacqueline M. Simkin 114,909,413 4,180,934 35,612,783 Mark Zeitchick 118,262,236 828,111 35,612,783

2. Approval of a non-binding advisory resolution regarding the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 117,843,344 1,120,438 126,565 35,612,783

3. Approval of an amendment to the Company's Articles of Incorporation to increase the number of shares of common stock authorized for issuance from 600,000,000 to 800,000,000 as follows:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 149,133,092 4,620,326 949,712 N/A

A copy of the Articles of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation, as filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Florida on June 25, 2014, is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

4. Approval of the Company's Amended and Restated 2009 Incentive Compensation Plan: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 101,696,628 17,114,679 279,040 35,612,783

5. Ratification of the appointment of EisnerAmper LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2014:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 153,840,642 629,642 232,846 N/A

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits. Exhibit Description 3.1 Articles of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation, as amended.


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