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Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

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BlackRock, Inc.

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 23, 2019.


     Meeting Information
     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






                        455 Madison Avenue

                      New York, New York 10022



You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.


This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).


We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.


     See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.

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Shareholder Meeting Registration: To request an admission ticket to attend the meeting, visit the “Register for Meeting” link at and provide the 16-digit control number located on your notice card. To attend the meeting, you must request an admission ticket by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on May 22, 2019.


    Voting Items   


   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 BlackRock’s 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
     1b.    Mathis Cabiallavetta
     1c.    Pamela Daley
     1d.    William S. Demchak
     1e.    Jessica P. Einhorn
     1f.    Laurence D. Fink  
     1g.    William E. Ford  
     1h.    Fabrizio Freda  
     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  
     1r.    Mark Wilson