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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 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 *
ASHNER MICHAEL L
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Winthrop Realty Trust [FUR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director __X__ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O WINTHROP FINANCIAL ASSOCIATES, TWO JERICHO PLAZA WING A
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/17/2012
(Street)

JERICHO, NY 11753
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 Shares of Beneficial Interest 05/17/2012   P   10,000 A $10.6 3,642,288 I see(1)(2)(3)
Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 05/18/2012   P   5,000 A $10.55 3,647,288 I see(1)(2)(3)
Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 05/21/2012   P   5,000 A $10.55 3,652,288 I see(1)(2)(3)

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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

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
ASHNER MICHAEL L
C/O WINTHROP FINANCIAL ASSOCIATES
TWO JERICHO PLAZA WING A
JERICHO, NY 11753
  X   X   Chairman and CEO  

Signatures

 Michael L. Ashner   05/21/2012
** 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) Shares are comprised of 190,256 shares held directly by Michael L. Ashner and his wife, (ii) 3,415,032 shares held by FUR Investors LLC ("Investors") and (iii) 47,000 shares held by the Ashner Family Evergreen Foundation, a New York not-for-profit corporation (the "Foundation"), an entity which the Reporting Person is a director.
(2) The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by the Foundation.
(3) For purposes of Section 16 of the Act: (i) Investors beneficially owns 3,415,032 shares of Beneficial Interest, (ii) FUR Holdings LLC beneficially owns the number of shares of Beneficial Interest listed by Investors as held by Investors, (iii) WEM-FUR Investors LLC ("WEM") beneficially owns 1,621,733 shares of Beneficial Interest and (iv) Mr. Ashner owns 1,282,518 shares of the shares beneficially owned by WEM. The shares held by Investors are subject to distribution to its members at any time upon request of such member.

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