Sec Form 4 Filing - Smithers Paul E. @ INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES INC - 2021-03-17

Every director, officer or owner of more than ten percent of a class of equity securities registered under Section 12 of the '34 Act must file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a statement of ownership regarding such security.

Form 4: Statement of changes in beneficial ownership, filed before the end of the 2nd business day following the day on which a transaction resulting in a change in beneficial ownership.

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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 *
Smithers Paul E.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES INC [ IIPR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President, CEO and Director
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES, 11440 WEST BERNARDO COURT, SUITE 100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
03/17/2021
(Street)
SAN DIEGO, CA92127
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 03/17/2021 S 2,000 D $ 195 31,740 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
Restricted Stock Units 2020 $ 0 ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 2 ) Common Stock 10,653 10,653 D
Restricted Stock Units 2021 $ 0 ( 1 ) ( 3 ) ( 3 ) Common Stock 6,654 6,654 D
Performance Share Units 2021 $ 0 ( 4 ) ( 4 ) Common Stock 21,238 21,238 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Smithers Paul E.
C/O INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES
11440 WEST BERNARDO COURT, SUITE 100
SAN DIEGO, CA92127
X President, CEO and Director
Signatures
/s/ Brian J. Wolfe, Attorney-in-Fact 03/17/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") represents the contingent right to receive, upon vesting of the RSU, one share of Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (the "Company") common stock.
( 2 )One-third of the RSUs shall be released from the forfeiture restriction on each of January 1, 2021, January 1, 2022 and January 1, 2023, provided that the reporting person continues to be a non-employee director or employee of the Company on such date. The vesting of RSUs is subject to satisfaction of the vesting conditions under the Company's Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan (the "NQDC Plan").
( 3 )One-third of the RSUs shall be released from the forfeiture restriction on each of January 1, 2022, January 1, 2023 and January 1, 2024, provided that the reporting person continues to be a non-employee director or employee of the Company on such date. The vesting of RSUs is subject to satisfaction of the vesting conditions under the Company's NQDC Plan.
( 4 )Each performance share unit represents the right to receive, following vesting, between 0% and 150% of one share of common stock based upon the achievement of pre-established performance metrics related to relative total shareholder return over the performance period beginning January 11, 2021 and ending on December 31, 2023, and certification of such performance by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company following the conclusion of the performance period.

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