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):||December 31, 2010|
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.
Effective December 31, 2010, Michael P. Rama, age 44, commenced serving as Avatar's Principal Financial Officer, in addition to his position of Controller (Principal Accounting Officer). As Controller, since June 1998, Mr. Rama's responsibilities include supervision of financial reporting and cash management, preparation of financial statements and preparation of financial filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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.|
|January 4, 2011||By:||
Juanita I. Kerrigan
|Name: Juanita I. Kerrigan|
|Title: Vice President and Secretary|