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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 June 4, 2021, Gladstone Commercial Corporation (the “Company”), appointed Gary Gerson, age 56, as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Gerson has served as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer since March 26, 2021. Prior to joining the Company, from 2013 to 2020, Mr. Gerson served as Chief Financial Officer of Spotted Hawk Development Company, LLC, an Apollo Investment Corporation (Nasdaq: AINV) portfolio company. In addition, Mr. Gerson previously served as Treasurer and Managing Principal of the Company and the affiliated Gladstone family of companies from 2006 to 2012, providing valuable finance and treasury functions. Mr. Gerson is a CFA Charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy and his Master of Business Administration from Yale University.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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(c) Not applicable.
|99.1||Press Release dated June 7, 2021|
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Gladstone Commercial Corporation|
|June 7, 2021||By:|
Chief Financial Officer