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): February 8, 2021
Welltower Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
4500 Dorr Street, Toledo,
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (419) 247-2800
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $1.00 par value per shareWELLNew York Stock Exchange
4.800% Notes due 2028WELL28New York Stock Exchange
4.500% Notes due 2034WELL34New 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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Item 2.02  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 9, 2021, Welltower Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release that announced operating results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2020. The press release refers to a supplemental information package that is available on the Company's website (www.welltower.com), free of charge. Copies of the press release and supplemental information package have been furnished as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, to this Current Report, and are incorporated herein by reference.
The information included in this Current Report shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing. 
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On February 8, 2021, Sharon M. Oster, age 72, a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1994, notified the Company of her intention not to stand for election as a member of Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) at the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting. Ms. Oster has indicated that her decision not to stand for re-election was not the result of any disagreement with management or the Board relative to any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices.
Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)  Exhibits.
99.1 Press release of Welltower Inc. dated February 9, 2021
99.2 Welltower Inc. Supplemental Information Package for the quarter ended December 31, 2020.
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.            
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.
By:/s/ Matthew McQueen
Name:Matthew McQueen
Title:Senior Vice President – General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Dated:  February 8, 2021
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