Amended General Statement of Beneficial Ownership




UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

SCHEDULE 13D
Under The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 17)*


The St. Joe Company
(Name of Issuer)


Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)


790148100
(CUSIP Number)


Bruce R. Berkowitz
c/o Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.
4400 Biscayne Boulevard, 9 th Floor
Miami, FL  33137
(305) 358-3000
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive
Notices and Communications)


July 14, 2017
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)


If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of ss.240.13D-1(e), 240.13d‑1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box [__].
 
Note:  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits.  See Rule 13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.
   
*   The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
 
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).



CUSIP No.
790148100
   

1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
     
 
Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.
 

2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
   
(a)
[__]
   
(b)
[X]

3.
SEC USE ONLY
 
     
     

4.
SOURCE OF FUNDS*
 
     
 
AF
 

5.
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
[_]
     
     

6.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
     
 
Delaware
 

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     

7.
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
     
 
0
 

8.
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
     
 
23,506,102
 

9.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
 
0
 

10.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
[_]
     
 
25,471,485
 

11.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
 
 
 
25,471,485
 

12.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
 
 
CERTAIN SHARES*
 
     

13.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
     
 
36.1%
 

14.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
     
     
 
IA
 
     



CUSIP No.
790148100
   

1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
     
 
Bruce R. Berkowitz
 

2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
   
(a)
[__]
   
(b)
[X]

3.
SEC USE ONLY
 
     
     

4.
SOURCE OF FUNDS*
 
     
 
AF
 

5.
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
[_]
     
     

6.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
     
 
United States of America
 

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     

7.
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
     
 
0
 

8.
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
     
 
23,506,102
 

9.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
 
0
 

10.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
[_]
     
 
25,471,485
 

11.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
 
 
 
25,471,485
 

12.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
 
 
CERTAIN SHARES*
 
     

13.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
     
 
36.1%
 

14.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
     
     
 
IN, HC
 
     



CUSIP No.
790148100
   

1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
     
 
Fairholme Funds, Inc.
 

2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
   
(a)
[__]
   
(b)
[X]

3.
SEC USE ONLY
 
     
     

4.
SOURCE OF FUNDS*
 
     
 
WC
 

5.
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
[_]
     
     

6.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
     
 
Maryland
 

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     

7.
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
     
 
0
 

8.
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
     
 
23,136,502
 

9.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
 
0
 

10.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
[_]
     
 
23,136,502
 

11.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
 
 
 
23,136,502
 

12.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
 
 
CERTAIN SHARES*
 
     

13.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
     
 
32.8%
 

14.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
     
     
 
IV
 
     


 
CUSIP No.
790148100
   
     

Item 1.
Security and Issuer.
 

     
 
No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on October 14, 2010.
 
     

Item 2.
Identity and Background.
 
     
 
No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on October 14, 2010.
 

     

Item 3.
Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.
 

 
No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on October 14, 2010.
 
 
     

Item 4.
Purpose of Transaction.
 
 
 
No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on April 26, 2017.
 
 
     
 
Item 5.
Interest in Securities of the Issuer.
 
     
( a-e)  As of the date hereof, Fairholme may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 25,471,485 Shares (36.1%) of the Issuer, the Fund may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 23,136,502 Shares (32.8%) of the Issuer and Mr. Berkowitz may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 25,471,485 Shares (36.1%) of the Issuer, based upon the 71,969,882 Shares outstanding as of May 1, 2017, according to the 10-Q filed by the Issuer on May 4, 2017, minus the 1,500,000 Shares repurchased by the Issuer according to the 8-K filed by the Issuer on July 14, 2017.

Fairholme has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 0 Shares, the Fund has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 0 Shares and Bruce R. Berkowitz has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 0 Shares to which this filing relates.  Fairholme has the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 23,506,102 Shares, the Fund has the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 23,136,502 Shares and Mr. Berkowitz has the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 23,506,102 Shares to which this filing relates.

Fairholme has the sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of 0 Shares, the Fund has the sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of 0 Shares and Mr. Berkowitz has the sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of 0 Shares to which this filing relates.  Fairholme has the shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of 25,471,485 Shares, the Fund has the shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of 23,136,502 Shares and Mr. Berkowitz has the shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of 25,471,485 Shares to which this filing relates.

The transactions effected in the Shares during the 60 days prior to the date of this filing are set forth in Exhibit B and each transaction was an open-market transaction.

The Reporting Persons specifically disclaim beneficial ownership in the Shares reported herein except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein.




Item 6.
Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationships with Respect
 
 
to Securities of the Issuer.
 

 
No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on April 26, 2017.
 
     
     

Item 7.
Material to be Filed as Exhibits.
 

Exhibit A
Joint Filing Statement
 
     
Exhibit B
A description of the transactions in the Shares that were effected by the Reporting Persons during the 60 days prior to the date of this filing.
 
     
     
     


SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 
July 18, 2017
 
(Date)
 
 
Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.
   
 
By: /s/ Paul Thomson
 
Chief Compliance Officer
   
 
Bruce R. Berkowitz
   
 
By: /s/ Paul Thomson
 
(Attorney-in-fact)
   
   
 
Fairholme Funds, Inc.
 
 
By: /s/ Paul Thomson
 
Chief Compliance Officer
Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.
   
   
   



The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose behalf the statement is filed or his authorized representative.  If the statement is signed on behalf of a person by his authorized representative other than an executive officer or general partner of the filing person, evidence of the representative's authority to sign on behalf of such person shall be filed with the statement, provided, however, that a power of attorney for this purpose which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated by reference.  The name and any title of each person who signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature.

Note.  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See s.240.13d-7 for other parties for whom copies are to be sent.

Attention:  Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (see 18 U.S.C. 1001).

Exhibit A


AGREEMENT

The undersigned agree that this Schedule 13D/A dated July 18, 2017 relating to the Common Stock of The St. Joe Company shall be filed on behalf of the undersigned.

 
July 18, 2017
 
(Date)
   
 
Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.
   
 
By: /s/ Paul Thomson
 
Chief Compliance Officer
   
 
Bruce R. Berkowitz
   
 
By: /s/ Paul Thomson
 
(Attorney-in-fact)
   
   
 
Fairholme Funds, Inc.
 
 
By: /s/ Paul Thomson
 
Chief Compliance Officer
Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.



















LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned constitutes and appoints Paul R. Thomson, his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him and in his capacity as the controlling person of the sole member of Fairholme Capital Management, LLC, for the sole purpose of signing on his behalf any and all Regulatory Filings under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and any amendments and supplements thereto, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto said attorney-in-fact and agent, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to accomplish the above, as fully as to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact and agent, and may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. This Power of Attorney shall continue effective until revoked by me at any time.




Dated this 18th day of July, 2017.

Fairholme Capital Management, LLC

By: Fairholme Holdings, LLC, Sole Member

By: /s/  Bruce R. Berkowitz
 
Bruce R. Berkowitz, Controlling Person
 
   
   


Exhibit B


Transactions in Accounts Managed by Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.

Transaction
Date
 
Shares
   
Price
 
PURCHASE
5/18/2017
   
60,000
   
$
17.4135
 
PURCHASE
5/18/2017
   
9,100
   
$
17.4978
 
PURCHASE
5/19/2017
   
37,000
   
$
17.4284
 
PURCHASE
5/22/2017
   
39,100
   
$
17.4383
 
PURCHASE
5/23/2017
   
16,600
   
$
17.4488
 
PURCHASE
5/23/2017
   
3,800
   
$
17.4000
 
PURCHASE
5/23/2017
   
50,700
   
$
17.4469
 
PURCHASE
5/23/2017
   
5,500
   
$
17.4839
 
PURCHASE
5/23/2017
   
8,100
   
$
17.5343
 
PURCHASE
5/23/2017
   
3,000
   
$
17.3500
 
PURCHASE
5/23/2017
   
4,400
   
$
17.4499
 
PURCHASE
5/24/2017
   
114,000
   
$
17.2483
 
PURCHASE
5/24/2017
   
5,400
   
$
17.4000
 
PURCHASE
5/25/2017
   
51,000
   
$
17.4289
 
PURCHASE
5/26/2017
   
38,500
   
$
17.5141
 
PURCHASE
5/30/2017
   
9,800
   
$
17.5235
 
PURCHASE
5/30/2017
   
20,500
   
$
17.5443
 
PURCHASE
5/30/2017
   
8,200
   
$
17.5497
 
PURCHASE
5/30/2017
   
5,800
   
$
17.5500
 
PURCHASE
5/30/2017
   
3,700
   
$
17.5500
 
PURCHASE
5/31/2017
   
28,800
   
$
17.5503
 
PURCHASE
6/1/2017
   
2,900
   
$
17.5945
 
PURCHASE
6/2/2017
   
9,000
   
$
17.7001
 
PURCHASE
6/5/2017
   
7,800
   
$
17.7000
 
PURCHASE
6/6/2017
   
20,000
   
$
17.6717
 
PURCHASE
6/7/2017
   
10,600
   
$
17.8468
 
PURCHASE
6/8/2017
   
34,900
   
$
17.7697
 
PURCHASE
6/9/2017
   
38,700
   
$
17.7893
 
PURCHASE
6/12/2017
   
19,700
   
$
17.8288
 
PURCHASE
6/13/2017
   
123,200
   
$
17.8050
 
PURCHASE
6/14/2017
   
85,700
   
$
17.7038
 
PURCHASE
6/15/2017
   
4,000
   
$
17.7510
 



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