SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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 22, 2021
Cohen & Steers, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
280 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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, $.01 par value||CNS||New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 22, 2021, Cohen & Steers, Inc. (the Company) announced that Robert H. Steers, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a member of its Board of Directors, is taking a medical leave of absence. In connection with Mr. Steers’ leave of absence, on February 21, 2021 the Company’s Board of Directors appointed Joseph M. Harvey, the Company’s President and a member of its Board of Directors, as Acting Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Harvey, age 57, has been President of the Company since 2003 and a member of the Board of Directors since 2019. Having joined the Company in 1992, Mr. Harvey previously served as a portfolio manager from 1998 to 2016 and as Chief Investment Officer from 2003 to 2019. Mr. Harvey also serves as a Vice President and director of each of the Company’s U.S. registered open-end and closed-end funds.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
Cohen & Steers, Inc.
|Date: February 22, 2021|| By:||/s/ Francis C. Poli|
Name: Francis C. Poli
Title: General Counsel and Secretary