THE MACERICH COMPANY
 LTIP UNIT AWARD AGREEMENT
 LTIP UNIT AWARD AGREEMENT (Performance-Based) made as of the date set forth on Schedule A hereto between The Macerich Company, a Maryland corporation (the “Company”), its subsidiary The Macerich Partnership, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership and the entity through which the Company conducts substantially all of its operations (the “Partnership”), and the party listed on Schedule A (the “Grantee”).
A. The Grantee is a key employee of the Company or one of its Subsidiaries or affiliates and provides services to the Partnership.
B. Pursuant to its Long-Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”) the Company can award units of limited partnership interest of the Partnership designated as “LTIP Units” in the Partnership Agreement (as defined herein) under The Macerich Company 2003 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended (the “2003 Plan”), to provide certain key employees of the Company or its Subsidiaries and affiliates, including the Grantee, in connection with their employment with the long-term incentive compensation
described in this Award Agreement (this “Agreement” or “Award Agreement”), and thereby provide additional incentive for them to promote the progress and success of the business of the Company and its Subsidiaries and affiliates, including the Partnership, while increasing the total return to the Company’s stockholders.  LTIP Units (PB) (as defined herein) have been awarded by the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) pursuant to authority delegated to it by the Board as set forth in the Committee’s charter, including authority to make grants of equity interests in the Partnership which may, under certain circumstances, become exchangeable for shares of the Company’s Common Stock reserved for issuance under the 2003 Plan, or any successor equity plan (as any such plan may be amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, collectively the “Stock Plan”). This Agreement evidences an award to the Grantee under the LTIP (this “Award”), which is subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein.
C. The Grantee was selected by the Committee to receive this Award as one of a select group of highly compensated or management employees who, through the effective execution of their assigned duties and responsibilities, are in a position to have a direct and measurable impact on the Company’s long-term financial results. Effective as of the grant date specified in Schedule A hereto, the Committee awarded to the Grantee the number of  LTIP Units (PB) (as defined herein) set forth in Schedule A.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Company, the Partnership and the Grantee agree as follows:
1.Administration. The LTIP and all awards thereunder, including this Award, shall be administered by the Committee, which in the administration of the LTIP shall have all the powers and authority it has in the administration of the Stock Plan, as set forth in the Stock Plan. The Committee may from time to time adopt any rules or procedures it deems necessary or desirable