EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated January 1, 2006, is entered into by and
between Berliner Communications, Inc. (the “Company”), a Delaware corporation, with its principal place of
business at 20 Bushes Lane, Elmwood Park, New Jersey 07407, and Patrick G. Mackey (the “Employee”), an
individual residing at 5816 Braemar Drive, Plano, Texas 75093.
WHEREAS , The Company desires to secure the services and employment of the Employee on behalf of
the Company, and Employee desires to be employed with the Company upon the terms and conditions
hereinafter set forth.
WHEREAS , Employee is willing to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, and the Company
desires to retain Employee in that capacity upon the terms and conditions herein set forth.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises contained herein, the parties
hereto agree as follows:
Section 1. Term of Employment . The Employee’s employment under this Agreement shall commence on
the date of hereof and, subject to earlier termination pursuant to Section 5 of this Agreement below, shall
continue until the first anniversary of the date hereof (the “Employment Term”).
Section 2. Position and Duties . During the Employment Term, the Employee shall serve as Senior Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and shall have such powers and duties as are commensurate with
such position and as may be conferred upon him from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer and the Board
of Directors of the Company (the “Board”). During the Employment Term, the Employee shall use his best efforts
to faithfully perform the duties of CFO and shall devote all of his business time, attention, skill and efforts
exclusively to the business and affairs of the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates and the Employee agrees that
he shall abide by all applicable policies of the Company. The Compa