UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act Of 1934

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): February 18, 2021
 
TrustCo Bank Corp NY
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
 
NEW YORK
0-10592
14-1630287
State of Other Jurisdiction or Incorporation
Commission File Number
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

5 SARNOWSKI DRIVE, GLENVILLE, NEW YORK 12302
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(518) 377-3311
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par value
TRST
Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by checkmark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (Sec.230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Sec.240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging growth company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by checkmark 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. ☐



TrustCo Bank Corp NY
 
Item 8.01.
Other Events
 
On, February 18, 2021 TrustCo Bank Corp NY (the “Company” or “TrustCo”) announced that its Board of Directors authorized a stock repurchase program.  Under the stock repurchase program, the Company may repurchase up to 2,000,000 shares, or approximately 2% of its currently outstanding common stock.  If TrustCo’s previously announced proposed reverse stock split is consummated, the then remaining number of shares subject to the repurchase program will be proportionately adjusted.
 
A copy of the press release dated, February 18, 2021, announcing the stock repurchase program is included as Exhibit 99(a) to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
 
Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
 
(d)
Exhibits:

Exhibit No.
Description of Exhibit
 
99(a)
Press release, dated, February 18, 2021
 
104
Cover Page Interactive Data File – the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.
 

SIGNATURES
 
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 thereunto duly authorized.
 
Dated: February 18, 2021
 
 
TRUSTCO BANK CORP NY
 
(Registrant)
     
  By:
/s/Michael M. Ozimek
   
Michael M. Ozimek
   
Executive Vice President and
   
Chief Financial Officer