FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  BARER SOL J
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
07/28/2014
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CONTRAFECT Corp [CFRX]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
2 BARER LANE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

MENDHAM, NJ 07945
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 Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 775,933
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Options (Right to Buy)   (1) 04/01/2021 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 14,285 $ 3.5 D  
Options (Right to Buy)   (1) 12/31/2022 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 14,285 $ 3.5 D  
Options (Right to Buy)   (1) 12/31/2022 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 85,714 $ 3.5 D  
Options (Right to Buy)   (1) 02/26/2023 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 14,285 $ 3.5 D  
Options (Right to Buy)   (2) 03/20/2024 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 14,285 $ 4.27 D  
Warrant (Right to Buy)   (1) 06/18/2018 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 221,570 $ 3 D  
Warrant (Right to Buy)   (1) 03/31/2019 Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share 221,570 $ 3 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
BARER SOL J
2 BARER LANE
MENDHAM, NJ 07945
  X      

Signatures

/s/ Nancy Dong, Attorney-in-Fact for Sol Barer 07/28/2014
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(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) Currently Exercisable
(2) Grant of 14,285 options, vests quarterly over 1 year; 3,571 options to vest on 10/1/2014

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