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
                                                                                  
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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 * Evans Robert B 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol NEW JERSEY RESOURCES CORP [ NJR ] 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)
C/O NEW JERSEY RESOURCES CORPORATION, 1415 WYCKOFF ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
1/20/2021
(Street)
WALL, NJ 07719
(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 Stock  1/20/2021    M    2638 (1) A $0  36459.346  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 Stock Units   (2) 1/20/2021    A     3079.507       (3)  (3) Common Stock  3079.507  $0  3079.507  D   
Restricted Stock Units   (2) 1/20/2021    M        2529.317    (4)  (4) Common Stock  2529.317  $0  0  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Total shares include 108.658 dividend equivalents accrued on Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") plus .025 shares for rounding shares to the next whole share.
(2)  Each RSU represents a contingent right to receive one share of New Jersey Resources ("NJR") common stock plus dividend equivalents.
(3)  The RSU award will vest in full on the earlier of (i) the first anniversary of the date of grant, or (ii) the date of the next NJR Annual Meeting of Shareowners.
(4)  Represents 100 percent vesting of RSUs granted on January 22, 2020. RSUs converted 1 for 1 into shares of NJR common stock. There is no purchase or sale price upon vesting of RSUs

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Evans Robert B
C/O NEW JERSEY RESOURCES CORPORATION
1415 WYCKOFF ROAD
WALL, NJ 07719
X



Signatures
/s/ Richard Reich, as attorney-in-fact for Robert B. Evans 1/22/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date