XNYS:MTB M&T Bank Corp Insider Activity 4 Filing - 1/27/2012

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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 *
WILMERS ROBERT G
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
M&T BANK CORP [MTB]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chairman of the Board and CEO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
ONE M&T PLAZA
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/27/2012
(Street)

BUFFALO, NY 14203-2399
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 Stock 01/27/2012   A(1)   480.11 A(1) $ 0 (2) 3,058,976.1 D  
Common Stock               50,029 I By 401 (k) Plan(3)
Common Stock               214,540 I GRAT #5(4)
Common Stock               224,766 I GRAT #6(4)
Common Stock               400,000 I See footnote(5)
Common Stock               78,532 I See footnote(6)
Common Stock               141,825 I See footnote(7)
Common Stock               203,664 I See footnote(8)
Common Stock               165,924 I See footnote(9)

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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
Phantom Common Stock Units (10)               (10)   (10) Common Stock (10)   4,694 I Supplemental 401(k) Plan(3)

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
WILMERS ROBERT G
ONE M&T PLAZA
BUFFALO, NY 14203-2399
  X     Chairman of the Board and CEO  

Signatures

 By: Brian R. Yoshida, Esq. (Attorney-In-Fact)   01/31/2012
** 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) The reported transaction involves an award of fully vested restricted stock issued under the M&T Bank Corporation 2009 Equity Incentive Compensation Plan. The stock represents a portion of the reporting person's salary and may be subject to restrictions on transfer. For more information, please see the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by M&T Bank Corporation on January 25, 2011.
(2) The restricted stock was granted under an equity incentive compensation plan maintained by M&T Bank Corporation, and therefore the reporting person paid no price for the restricted stock.
(3) The information presented is as of December 30, 2011.
(4) The indicated shares are held by Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts No's. 5 and 6, respectively, under indentures dated July 23, 1993 (individually, a "GRAT" and collectively, the "GRATs"). The reporting person is a trustee of each GRAT and holds sole voting and dispositive power over the shares held by the GRATs.
(5) The indicated shares are held by a limited liability company of which the reporting person is the sole member.
(6) The indicated shares are held by the Roche Foundation, a Delaware not-for-profit, non-stock corporation in which the reporting person has no pecuniary interest. The reporting person is the sole director and president of the Roche Foundation and holds sole voting and dispositive power over the shares held by it.
(7) The indicated shares are held by the West Ferry Foundation, a charitable trust in which the reporting person has no pecuniary interest. The reporting person is the trustee of the West Ferry Foundation and holds sole voting and dispositive power over the shares held by it.
(8) The indicated shares are held by the St. Simon Charitable Foundation, a Delaware not-for-profit, non-stock corporation in which the reporting person has no pecuniary interest. The reporting person is a director and President of the St. Simon Charitable Foundation and holds voting and dispositive power over the shares held by it.
(9) The indicated shares are held by the Interlaken Foundation, a Delaware not-for-profit, non-stock corporation in which the reporting person has no pecuniary interest. The reporting person is a director and President of the Interlaken Foundation and holds voting and dispositive power over the shares held by it.
(10) The reported phantom common stock units are held by the reporting person in an excess benefit plan account maintained by M&T Bank Corporation and represent a like number of shares of M&T Bank Corporation common stock. The phantom common stock units may only be settled in cash upon distribution in accordance with the terms of the plan. The reported phantom common stock units also include units acquired through the dividend reinvestment feature of the plan.

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