Sec Form 4 Filing - Palmer Kerri A. @ SLM Corp - 2021-02-05

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Palmer Kerri A.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SLM Corp [ SLM]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
EVP & Chief Risk and Comp Off
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
300 CONTINENTAL DRIVE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
02/05/2021
(Street)
NEWARK, DE19713
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/05/2021A 11,408 ( 1 ) A $ 0 11,408 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Options (Right to Buy) $ 17.65 ( 2 ) 02/05/2021A 77,262 02/05/2024( 3 )02/05/2031( 4 ) Common Stock 77,262 $ 0 77,262 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Palmer Kerri A.
300 CONTINENTAL DRIVE
NEWARK, DE19713
EVP & Chief Risk and Comp Off
Signatures
/s/ Jeffrey Lipschutz (POA) for Kerri A. Palmer02/09/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )A long-term incentive award of restricted stock units ("RSUs") under the SLM Corporation 2012 Omnibus Incentive Plan, which is classified as "Common Stock," as permitted, since the RSUs will be settled solely by delivery of shares of SLM Corporation (the "Company") Common Stock. Subject to continuing employment, these RSUs vest in one-third increments on February 5, 2022, 2023 and 2024.
( 2 )The exercise price is a 15% premium above the Common Stock closing price of $15.34 on the February 5, 2021 grant date.
( 3 )100% of the stock options cliff vest on the third anniversary of the February 5, 2021 grant date.
( 4 )The stock options will expire 10 years after the February 5, 2021 grant date.

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