Form 8-K
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): March 23, 2010
Starwood Property Trust, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Maryland   001-34436   27-0247747
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
591 West Putnam Avenue    
Greenwich, CT   06830
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203) 422-7700

(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)

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:

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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On March 23, 2010, Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) established the close of business on April 2, 2010 as the deadline for stockholders of record to submit proposals or director nominations pursuant to the Company’s Bylaws to be considered in connection with the Company’s 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Any stockholder of record of the Company wishing to submit a proposal or director nomination for presentation at the Annual Meeting must deliver the information required by the Company’s Bylaws in writing no later than the close of business April 2, 2010 to: Secretary, Starwood Property, Inc., 591 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830. Any such proposal or director nomination must also meet any other applicable requirements of the Company’s Bylaws relating to stockholder proposals and director nominations. The Annual Meeting will be held on May 6, 2010. The record date for stockholders entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was the close of business on March 19, 2010.




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.
Dated: March 23, 2010   STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC.
  By:   /s/ ANDREW J. SOSSEN
  Name:   Andrew J. Sossen
  Title:   Authorized Signatory