$400,000 Minneapolis, Minnesota July 26, 2002
FOR VALUE RECEIVED, Richard L. Marcantonio ("MAKER"), promises to pay to G&K Services, Inc., a
Minnesota corporation (the "COMPANY" or "HOLDER") at its office at 5995 Opus Parkway, Suite 500,
Minnetonka, Minnesota 55343, or at such other place as the holder hereof may from time to time designate in
writing, in lawful money of the United States of America, the principal sum equal to Four Hundred Thousand
Dollars ($400,000) (the "PRINCIPAL SUM"), upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein.
No interest shall accrue on the unpaid Principal Sum during the term of this Note.
Subject to the forgiveness of certain amounts of the Principal Sum, as provided below, the Principal Sum shall be
payable in five (5) annual installments, each in the amount set forth under the caption "Amount Payable" in the
table below, commencing on the one-year anniversary of the date hereof and continuing on each of the next four
(4) successive anniversaries thereof (each a "PAYMENT DATE"). For so long as Maker continues to be
employed by Holder, the amount of the Principal Sum set forth under the caption "Amount Subject To
Forgiveness" in the table below shall be forgiven by Holder on the applicable anniversary of the date hereof.
In addition to any amounts forgiven pursuant to the terms hereof, the amount payable by Maker to Holder on
each Payment Date shall be further reduced by an amount (the "GROSS-UP AMOUNT") equal to any federal,
state and local income imposed on Maker as a result of the forgiveness of portions of the Principal Sum
hereunder or the interest-free nature of this Note. For purposes of determining the Gross-Up Amount, Maker
shall be deemed to pay federal income tax at the highest marginal rate of federal income taxation in the calendar
year of the applicable Payment Date and state and local income taxes at the highest marginal rate of taxation in
the state and locality of the Maker's residence in the ca