ABM INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED
SUPPLEMENTAL EXECUTIVE RETIREMENT PLAN
PLAN DOCUMENT AS AMENDED DECEMBER 6, 2004
This plan is an unfunded arrangement for a select group of management or highly-compensated personnel of
ABM Industries Incorporated (ABM) and its subsidiaries. All rights under this Plan shall be governed by and
construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.
(a) “ABM” means ABM Industries Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, its Subsidiaries and its corporate
(b) “Administrative Committee” means the committee of persons designated by the Compensation Committee
with authority to manage and administer the operation of the Plan.
(c) “Beneficiary” means the person, institution or trust designated by the Participant pursuant to 3.05 below to
receive the Participant’s interest in the Plan after the Participant’s death.
(d) “Compensation Committee” means the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of ABM
(e) “Fiscal Year” or “Year” (unless otherwise specified) means ABM’s fiscal year as now constituted or as it
may be changed hereafter from time to time.
(f) “Participant” means an employee of ABM, or of a Subsidiary, designated by the Administrative Committee
for participation in the benefits of the Plan, or a person who was such at the time of his resignation,
termination, retirement or death and who retains, or whose Beneficiaries obtain, benefits under the Plan in
accordance with its terms.
(g) “Payment Event” means a Participant’s Retirement or in the event of earlier resignation, termination or death,
the date the Participant attains or would have attained age 65.
(h) “Plan” means this Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan as it may be amended from time to time.
(i) “Retirement” means retirement at or after attaining age 65.
(j) “Supplemental Benefit” means the total amount allocated to the benefit of a Participant under