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FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
WEHR JAMES D
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
PHOENIX COMPANIES INC/DE [PNX]
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
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
ONE AMERICAN ROW
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/08/2012
(Street)

HARTFORD, CT 06102-5056
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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               135,164.978 D  
Common               85,297.2561(1) I By 401(k)

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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 (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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
(Month/Day/Year)
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 Unit (2011) (2) 03/08/2012   A   340,475.85     (2)   (2) Common 340,475.85 $ 0 340,475.85 D  
Restricted Stock Unit (2010) $ 0 (3)               (3)   (3) Common 393,777.81   393,777.81 D  
Restricted Stock Units (051509) (4)               (4)   (4) Common 215,000   215,000 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $1.85               (5)   (5) Common 250,000   250,000 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $10.5645(6)               (7) 01/02/2014 Common 34,787   34,787(6) D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $11.1428               (7) 02/03/2015 Common 34,786   34,786 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $9.8395               (7) 02/13/2018 Common 43,484   43,484 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $2.84               (8) 03/10/2020 Common 68,658   68,658 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $7.5954               (7) 06/05/2013 Common 11,595   11,595 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $13.9824(6)               (7) 06/25/2012 Common 17,393   17,393(6) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
WEHR JAMES D
ONE AMERICAN ROW
HARTFORD, CT 06102-5056
  X     President & CEO  

Signatures

 /s/ John H. Beers, Attorney-in-Fact   03/12/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Represents the Reporting Person's pro rata portion of the stock held in the PNX Common Stock Fund as of the date of the event requiring statement pursuant to the Phoenix Savings and Investment Plan. This information is based on information provided by the Plan Trustee as of that date.
(2) The Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") represent a portion of the Reporting Person's 2011 long-term incentive award, and each RSU represents one share of stock. The RSUs vest on the earlier of (a) February 28, 2014 or (b) a change of control.
(3) The Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") represent the Reporting Person's 2010 long-term incentive award, and each RSU represents one share of stock. The RSUs vest on the earlier of (a) March 8, 2013 or (b) a change of control.
(4) Pursuant to Mr. Wehr's employment, he received the Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs"), each representing one share of stock. The RSUs are subject to a performance requirement that the Company's stock close above $5.00 per share for any 20 consecutive trading days within three years following the grant date. In such event, the vesting schedule is: (1) one-third upon the later of the second anniversary of the grant date and achievement of the performance requirement; and (2) two-thirds upon the later of the third anniversary of the grant date and the achievement of the performance requirement. If the RSUs vest, the underlying shares of stock will immediately become deliverable. Mr. Wehr will then be required to retain a percentage of the shares in accordance with Company ownership guidelines. Other vesting terms may apply for a change of control and termination, involuntary termination other than for cause, or termination due to death, disability or approved retirement.
(5) Pursuant to Mr. Wehr's employment, he received the reported options, subject to a performance requirement that the Company's stock close above $5.00 per share for any 20 consecutive trading days within five years following the grant date. In such event, the vesting schedule is: (1) one-third upon the later of the second anniversary of the grant date and achievement of the performance requirement; and (2) two-thirds upon the later of the third anniversary of the grant date and the achievement of the performance requirement. Other vesting terms may apply for a change of control and termination, or termination due to death, disability or approved retirement.
(6) Null
(7) The options vested in approximately three equal installments on each of the first three anniversaries of the grant.
(8) The options vest in approximately three equal installments on each of the first three anniversaries of the grant.

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