0001206774-20-001593 DEFA14A 6 20200508 20200508 20200508 CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP 0001409493 6798 260630461 MD 1231 DEFA14A 34 001-33796 20860870 520 MADISON AVENUE 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022 212-626-2300 520 MADISON AVENUE 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022 DEFA14A 1 cim3687441-defa14a.htm DEFINITIVE ADDITIONAL PROXY SOLICITING MATERIALS UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 SCHEDULE 14A Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. ) Filed by the Registrant [X] Filed by a Party other than the Registrant [ ] Check the appropriate box: [ ] Preliminary Proxy Statement [ ] Confidential, for Use of the Commission Only (as permitted by Rule 14a-6(e)(2)) [ ] Definitive Proxy Statement [X] Definitive Additional Materials [ ] Soliciting Material Pursuant to §240.14a-12 Chimera Investment Corporation (Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter) (Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant) Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box): [X] No fee required. 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[[Image Removed]] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR all nominees and FOR proposals 2 and 3. 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 1a. Paul Donlin 1b. Mark Abrams 1c. Gerard Creagh 1d. Brian P. Reilly 2. The proposal to approve a non-binding advisory resolution on executive compensation. Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent registered 3. public accounting firm for the Company for the 2020 fiscal year. NOTE: The proxies are authorized to vote in their discretion upon any other matter that may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment(s) or postponement(s) thereof. The undersigned acknowledges receipt of the notice of the Annual Meeting and the accompanying Proxy Statement, the terms of each of which are incorporated by reference into this proxy card. 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