SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 9, 2009|
Avatar Holdings Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|201 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables, Florida||33134|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||1-305-442-7000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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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.
Eduardo Brea, on February 9, 2009, and Fred Stanton Smith, on February 11, 2009, each separately notified Avatar Holdings Inc. (the "Company") of his decision not to stand for reelection to the Board of Directors at the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company. Each will continue to serve as a director until the Company's next Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his successor, if applicable, is elected and qualified.
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.
|Avatar Holdings Inc.|
|February 13, 2009||By:||
Juanita I. Kerrigan
|Name: Juanita I. Kerrigan|
|Title: Vice President and Secretary|