JMP Group LLC
JMP GROUP LLC (Form: 4, Received: 12/05/2017 16:43:47)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Johnson Craig R
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

JMP GROUP LLC [ JMP ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

600 MONTGOMERY STREET, SUITE 1100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

12/1/2017
(Street)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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   12/1/2017     M    26769   (1) A $0   357467   D    
Common Shares   12/1/2017     M    5507   (2) A $0   362974   D    
Common Shares   12/1/2017     M    10059   (4) D $5.38   352915   D    
Common Shares   12/1/2017     M    2069   (5) D $5.38   350846   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(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 Share Unit   $0   12/1/2017     M         26769    12/1/2017   (3) 12/1/2017   (3) Common Shares   26769   $0   11015   D    
Restricted Share Unit   $0   12/1/2017     M         5507    12/1/2017   (3) 12/1/2017   (3) Common Shares   5507   $0   5508   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Acquisition of common shares resulting from the vesting and delivery of the remaining 50% of the restricted share units granted on February 3, 2016.
(2)  Acquisition of common shares resulting from the vesting and delivery of the initial 50% of the restricted share units granted on February 7, 2017.
(3)  Each unit represents a right to receive one common share or an amount equal to the fair market value of one common share on the applicable vesting date.
(4)  Disposition of common shares to the Issuer resulting from the withholding of securities for the payment of tax liability relating to the vesting and delivery of the remaining 50% of the restricted share units granted on February 3, 2016.
(5)  Disposition of common shares to the Issuer resulting from the withholding of securities for the payment of tax liability relating to the vesting and delivery of the initial 50% of the restricted share units granted on February 7, 2017.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Johnson Craig R
600 MONTGOMERY STREET, SUITE 1100
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111
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Signatures
Walter Conroy on behalf of Craig R. Johnson 12/5/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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