Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2020                                                            




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)








(State or other

jurisdiction of incorporation)


File No.)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


1603 LBJ Freeway, Suite 800

Dallas, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 469-522-4200                                                                   


(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:


[  ]Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
[  ]Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
[  ]Pre-commencement 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))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:




Title of Each Class



Trading Symbol


Name of Each Exchange

on which Registered


Common Stock, par value $0.01




New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company [  ]

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the Registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers


(d)       On January 28, 2020, the Board of Directors of American Realty Investors, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Registrant” or the “Company” or “ARL”), expanded the number of members of the Board from four to five and appointed William J. Hogan (age 62) to the vacancy created by the increase in a number of members of the Board from four to five, effective February 1, 2020. Mr. Hogan is a Registered Representative, Investment Advisor Representative, employed (since January 2013) by Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, a general securities and investment advisory firm, with an office in San Antonio, Texas. From November 2009 through December 2012, Mr. Hogan was a Registered Representative, employed by Financial Network Investment Corp. in San Antonio, Texas. He holds Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law) and Series 65 (Investment Advisor) licenses issued by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”). Mr. Hogan has not yet been added to any specific committees of the Board. Mr. Hogan’s election was not the result of any arrangement or understanding between Mr. Hogan and any other person.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.



  Dated: February 1, 2020    
By: /s/ Daniel J. Moos
    Daniel J. Moos
    President and
    Chief Executive Officer