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Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 10, 2020
Federal Realty Investment Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1626 East Jefferson Street,
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number including area code: 301/998-8100
Title of Each Class
Trading Symbol
Name of Each Exchange On Which Registered
Common Shares of Beneficial Interest
New York Stock Exchange
$.01 par value per share, with associated Common Share Purchase Rights
Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1000 of a share
New York Stock Exchange
of 5.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, $.01 par value per share
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 A.2. below):
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))
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by checkmark if the registrant has elected not 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.

Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

On August 4, 2020 the Board of Trustees (the “Board”) of Federal Realty Investment Trust (the “Trust”) elected Nicole Lamb-Hale and Anthony Nader to serve as trustees effective September 1, 2020. At this time, neither Ms. Lamb-Hale nor Mr. Nader have been named to any committee of the Board.
For their service on the Board, each of Ms. Lamb-Hale and Mr. Nader will receive the same compensation as that paid to all other non-executive Trustees that do not serve as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.


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.

August 10, 2020
 /s/ Dawn M. Becker
Dawn M. Becker
Executive Vice President-General Counsel and Secretary

Cover Page
Aug. 10, 2020
Apr. 02, 2020
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Address, Address Line One 1626 East Jefferson Street,  
Entity Address, City or Town Rockville,  
Entity Address, State or Province MD  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 20852-4041  
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Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false  
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false  
Soliciting Material false  
Written Communications false  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code MD  
Document Type 8-K  
Entity Central Index Key 0000034903  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date   Aug. 10, 2020
Entity Registrant Name Federal Realty Investment Trust  
Entity File Number 1-07533  
Entity Tax Identification Number 52-0782497  
City Area Code 301  
Local Phone Number 998-8100  
Common Shares Of Beneficial Interest    
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Shares of Beneficial Interest  
Trading Symbol FRT  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Depository Shares    
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Depositary Shares, each representing 1/1000 of a share  
Trading Symbol FRT-C  
Security Exchange Name NYSE