Gensler Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Gensler 401K Plan

Updated Nov 10, 2014

72 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Gensler provides traditional a 401(k) plan.


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Employee Comments

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  • Jul 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Architect in Baltimore, Maryland

    We do not have to pay the fees for this plan.

  • Jun 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Job Captain in Boston, Massachusetts

    According to my knowledge the provide best in market 401k plan

  • Mar 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Manager in Tampa, Florida

    Gensler offers a 401K plan that they manage and pay all fees. Gensler does not contribute any money because the provide a generous ESOP and profit sharing program that they fund fully.

  • Oct 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas

    This is one of their better benefits. Gensler contributes to your plan and after you are there 5 years, you are totally vested. That definitely is a plus.

  • Nov 22, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Design Manager in Chicago, Illinois

    They don't offer a great matching program because of their ESOP and Profit sharing Programs, but they offer 401K plan options.

  • Oct 17, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Gensler does not match 401k because significant employer contributions are made to our Profits Sharing and ESOP.

  • Sep 23, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Architct/Manager in Denver, Colorado

    Lots of options. Firm could contribute to this but they ESOP and stock ownership, together, is almost a match.

  • Jul 15, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Architectural Designer in Las Vegas, Nevada

    There is no matching 401k but there is profit sharing and esop.

  • Jul 13, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Studio Coordinator in New York, New York State

    great for saving and starting early

  • Apr 10, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    Gensler pays all the administrative fees (which usually can be 2% to 3%) but doesn't provide a match. Instead, there is an EOSP (stock), Profit sharing and Bonuses paid 2x a year. This is great if you stay longer than 5 years, can be incredible if you make a career with the firm. ESOP takes 5 years to be fully vested, if you leave before then payout is prorated to 20% for each year completed.


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