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Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 23, 2019.
|Date: May 23, 2019 Time: 8:00 AM, EDT|
|Meeting Type: Annual Meeting|
|For holders as of: March 25, 2019|
|Location: Lotte New York Palace Hotel|
55 EAST 52ND STREET
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10055
|455 Madison Avenue|
New York, New York 10022
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|A.||The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all nominees listed in Item 1, FOR Item 2 and FOR Item 3.|
|1.||Election of Directors|
2. Approval, in a non-binding advisory vote, of the compensation for named executive officers.
3. Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte LLP as BlackRocks independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year 2019.
B. Shareholder Proposals - The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST Items 4 and 5.
4. Shareholder Proposal - Production of an Annual Report on Certain Trade Association and Lobbying Expenditures.
5. Shareholder Proposal - Simple Majority Vote Requirement.
|1a.||Bader M. Alsaad|
|1d.||William S. Demchak|
|1e.||Jessica P. Einhorn|
|1f.||Laurence D. Fink|
|1g.||William E. Ford|
|1i.||Murry S. Gerber|
|1j.||Margaret L. Johnson|
|1k.||Robert S. Kapito|
|1l.||Cheryl D. Mills|
|Gordon M. Nixon|
|Charles H. Robbins|
|Ivan G. Seidenberg|
|Marco Antonio Slim Domit|
|1q.||Susan L. Wagner|