Ownership Submission
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, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 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 *
  Amato Elizabeth B
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/01/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP /DE/ [UTX]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
ONE FINANCIAL PLAZA
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
SVP, Human Resources & Org.
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

HARTFORD, CT 06101
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 5,861.5684
D
 
Common Stock 12,441.9
I
By Savings Plan Trustee

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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
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) 01/02/2006 01/01/2013 Common Stock 20,000 $ 31.705 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) 01/09/2007 01/08/2014 Common Stock 16,800 $ 46.76 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) 01/03/2008 01/02/2015 Common Stock 14,300 $ 51.5 D  
Phantom Stock Unit   (1)   (1) Common Stock 5,930.0601 $ (1) D  
SRP Stock Unit   (2)   (2) Common Stock 422.8955 $ (2) D  
Stock Appreciation Right 01/02/2012 01/01/2019 Common Stock 15,400 $ 54.95 D  
Stock Appreciation Right 01/03/2009 01/02/2016 Common Stock 9,300 $ 56.53 D  
Stock Appreciation Right 01/03/2010 01/02/2017 Common Stock 9,600 $ 62.81 D  
Stock Appreciation Right 01/04/2013 01/03/2020 Common Stock 9,100 (3) $ 71.63 D  
Stock Appreciation Right 01/03/2015 01/02/2022 Common Stock 12,700 (4) $ 74.66 D  
Stock Appreciation Right 01/02/2011 01/01/2018 Common Stock 9,100 $ 75.21 D  
Stock Appreciation Right 01/03/2014 01/02/2021 Common Stock 9,700 (5) $ 78.99 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Amato Elizabeth B
ONE FINANCIAL PLAZA
HARTFORD, CT 06101
      SVP, Human Resources & Org.  

Signatures

/s/ Charles F. Hildebrand as Attorney-in-Fact 08/09/2012
**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) Deferred phantom stock units acquired at the election of the executive under the United Technoogies Corporation Deferred Compenstion Program, in a transaction exempt under Rule 16b-3.
(2) Each Savings Restoration Plan ("SRP") stock unit is the economic equivalent of one share of UTC common stock. The reported SRP stock units were acquired under UTC's Savings Restoration Plan, an excess benefit plan, and are to be settled upon the reporting person's retirement or other termination of service.
(3) The reporting person was also awarded 2,610 performance share units (PSUs) under the UTC Long Term Incentive Plan. Each PSU has a value equal to one share of UTC common stock. These PSUs vest solely upon achievement of pre-established performance targets for UTC's earnings per share and total shareholder return over a three year time period.
(4) The reporting person was also awarded 3,370 performance share units (PSUs) under the UTC Long Term Incentive Plan. Each PSU has a value equal to one share of UTC common stock. These PSUs vest solely upon achievement of pre-established performance targets for UTC's earnings per share and total shareholder return over a three year time period.
(5) The reporting person was also awarded 2,510 performance share units (PSUs) under the UTC Long Term Incentive Plan. Each PSU has a value equal to one share of UTC common stock. These PSUs vest solely upon achievement of pre-established performance targets for UTC's earnings per share and total shareholder return over a three year time period.

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