2022 Sustainability Report: Empire State Realty Trust








BENEFITS We protect the health, safety, and well-being of our employees and their families, who are provided with benefits focused on their physical, mental, and financial well-being. We consider movement as a key health promotion tool and encourage activity for our employees through the provision of standing and ergonomic desks, complimentary membership to the Empire State Building’s state-of-the-art fitness center, an annual 30-day step challenge, and monthly activities hosted by our Athletics Committee. By the promotion of flexible work and encouragement of health and well-being as a priority, we have created the conditions for our people to thrive. We offer an Employee Assistance Program, a mental health counseling service to assist all employees and their families with work or personal problems. This program also includes legal guidance and financial resources programs. Throughout the year, ESRT hosts financial seminars on topics such as first-time home purchase, retirement planning, life insurance, and financial acumen, along with 1:1 financial consultation benefit.

In addition to these workplace measures, we provide our corporate employees with the following benefits to promote and support continued good health and well-being.

Healthcare, Life, and Disability Benefits • Medical, pharmaceutical, telemedicine, dental, and vision coverage • Health savings and flexible spending accounts • Life insurance • Short- and long-term disability coverage • Pet insurance

Retirement • Comprehensive financial planning services with our retirement plan consultant • 401(k) employer match

Work Home Balance • Flexible Fridays

• Flexible Remote Work Policy • Commuter benefits program • Holiday and paid time off • One paid volunteer day per year at an organization of choice • Free subscription to Urban Sitter for childcare, pet care, and adult care needs

Employee Health and Well-Being Protocols • Quarterly company-provided guidance on nutrition, stress management, sickness prevention, and healthy living • Collaborative open workspaces with abundant natural light and ventilation in corporate headquarters

• Ergonomic computer equipment on request • Private and comfortable lactation facilities

Well-being • Various sponsored athletics activities each month, such as yoga, HIIT classes, kickball, softball, and more • Additional programs through medical benefits provider include support for employee health goals, nutrition goals, gym reimbursement, and smoking cessation • Health Advocacy, which provides a Benefits VIP to answer claims and eligibility concerns • Flu vaccinations for employees and their families

Perks at Work • Complimentary Empire State Building Observatory access • Plum Benefits (corporate entertainment benefits provider) • Company-sponsored team building events • Summer and winter employee appreciation events

SAFETY To keep our employees and their information safe at work, we have a designated crisis management team and cyber incident response team, which meet regularly and conduct periodic tabletop training and simulations. We provide relevant employee training on our safety measures and procedures for emergency situations. All employees are required to participate in on-site fire safety training, and all union employees are required to participate in first aid training provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


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