Form 8-K

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 8, 2011

ABM Industries Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware   1-8929   94-1369354
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
551 Fifth Avenue, Suite 300, New York, New York
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 297-0200

(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
(a) The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of ABM Industries Incorporated was held on March 8, 2011.
(b)   The following directors were elected by a vote of stockholders, each to serve for a term ending at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in the year 2014: Dan T. Bane, Anthony G. Fernandes, and Maryellen C. Herringer.
The following directors remained in office: Linda Chavez, J. Philip Ferguson, Luke S. Helms, Henry L. Kotkins, Jr., Henrik C. Slipsager, and William W. Steele.
The following matters were voted upon at the meeting:
(1) Proposal 1-Election of Directors
Nominees   For     Withheld     Broker Non-Votes  
Dan T. Bane
    40,938,488       202,740       7,592,296  
Anthony G. Fernandes
    41,038,942       102,286       7,592,296  
Maryellen C. Herringer
    40,528,129       613,099       7,592,296  
  (2)   Proposal 2- Ratification of KPMG LLP as Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
For   Against   Abstentions
  568,087   19,450
(3) Proposal 3- Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
39,830,432   468,166   842,630   7,592,296
(4) Proposal 4- Advisory Vote on Frequency of Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
1 year   2 years   3 years   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
29,075,874   376,757   10,837,337   851,260   7,592,296





     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: March 10, 2011

By: /s/ Sarah H. McConnell
Sarah H. McConnell
Senior Vice President and
General Counsel