EXHIBIT 10.59 1
ABM INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED
EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE PLAN
(As amended through May 1, 2000)
The purpose of this Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the "Plan") is to provide employees the opportunity to
purchase Common Stock of ABM Industries Incorporated through annual offerings. An aggregate of 7,400,000
shares of such stock may be issued under the Plan (the "Shares").
1. ELIGIBILITY. Only employees of ABM Industries Incorporated (the "Corporation") and its subsidiary
corporations will be eligible to participate in the Plan. All such employees will be eligible to participate, except
employees who own or hold options to purchase or who, as a result of participation in this Plan, would own or
hold options to purchase, stock of the Corporation representing five percent (5%) or more of the total combined
voting power or value of all classes of stock of the Corporation and any current or future parent and/or subsidiary
corporation(s) of the Corporation. An employee shall be considered as owning stock owned, directly or
indirectly, by or for his or her other brothers and sisters, spouse, ancestors and lineal descendants. Stock owned,
directly or indirectly, by or for a corporation, partnership, estate or trust shall be considered as being owned
proportionately by or for its shareholders, partners or beneficiaries. Stock which an employee may purchase
under outstanding options shall be treated as stock owned by the employee.
2. OFFERINGS. The Plan shall be implemented by granting eligible employees the right to purchase Shares (an
"Offering") during offering periods of one (1) year duration (each such period being referred to herein as an
"Offering Period") commencing at such times as the Corporation shall determine. The first day during an Offering
Period shall be the "Offering Date" for such Offering Period.
3. PARTICIPATION. An employee eligible on the Offering Date of any Offering may participate in such
Offering by completing and forwarding a Payroll Deduction Authorization fo