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

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
 
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Calabrese Jeffrey

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
4301 EMPEROR BLVD., SUITE 400

(Street)
DURHAM NC 27703

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS INC [ AERI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice President of Finance
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/01/2022
4. If Amendment, Date of 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
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 07/01/2022 A 11,276(1) A $0.00 19,295 D
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 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: 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
Stock Option (right to buy) $8.36 07/01/2022 A 20,774 (2) 07/01/2032 Common Stock 20,774 $0.00 20,774 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. These shares of Common Stock are scheduled to vest, subject to the reporting person's continued employment with the issuer through the applicable vesting date, in equal installments on each of the first four anniversaries of July 1, 2022.
2. This Option is scheduled to vest, subject to the reporting person's continued employment with the issuer through the applicable vesting date, in equal installments on each of the first 48 monthly anniversaries of July 1, 2022.
Remarks:
/s/ John W. LaRocca, Attorney-in-Fact for Jeffrey Calabrese 07/06/2022
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY
Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints
John LaRocca with full power of substitution, the undersigned's true and lawful
attorneys-in-fact to:
(1)	execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as executive officer and/or director of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the
"Company"), any forms required to be filed by the undersigned pursuant to Rule
144 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or
Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and the rules thereunder, and any
other forms or reports the undersigned may be required to file in connection
with the undersigned's ownership, acquisition, or disposition of securities of
the Company;
(2)	do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such forms required to
be filed by the undersigned pursuant to Rule 144 under the Securities Act or any
such Form 3, 4, or 5, or other form or report, including, without limitation,
all forms or reports necessary to obtain EDGAR Identification Numbers, and
timely file such form or report with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and
(3)	take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of any such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit
to, in the best interests of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being
understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
attorney-in-fact's discretion.
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming any
of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with either Rule 144 under the
Securities Act or Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file any forms required to be filed by the
undersigned pursuant to Rule 144 under the Securities Act or Forms 3, 4, and 5
with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities
issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed
writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 8th day of November, 2021.


/s/ Jeffrey Calabrese
Jeffrey Calabrese