SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grubb & Ellis Company (NYSE: GBE), a leading real estate services and investment firm, announced the results of the voting at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held today. Approximately 76 percent of the voting power of the outstanding shares entitled to vote was represented, in person or by proxy, at the meeting.
Stockholders voted on and overwhelmingly approved the following proposals:
- The re-election of each of: Thomas D'Arcy, the company's president and chief executive officer, C. Michael Kojaian, chairman, Robert J. McLaughlin, Devin I. Murphy, D. Fleet Wallace and Rodger D. Young as directors of the company for one-year terms. No fewer than approximately 95 percent of the votes cast voted in favor of each of these nominees.
- The ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young, LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010.
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