Fourth Amendment to Deferred Compensation Agreement

Exhibit 10.33








THIS AGREEMENT, made and entered into this 9th day of December, 1991, by and between ROWE FURNITURE CORPORATION, a Nevada corporation (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”), and BARRY A. BIRNBACH(hereinafter referred to as the “Employee”).




WHEREAS, the Company and theEmployee did enter into a Deferred Compensation Agreement on the 31st day of August, 1978, which was subsequently amended on the 13th day of March, 1980, the 4th day of December, 1986; and the 13th day of June, 1989; and


WHEREAS, both parties desire to amend such Deferred Compensation Agreement inorder to increase the deferred compensation benefit under Section 5, and the revised amounts in Section 7;


NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the mutual promises of the parties thereto, it is agreed that Section 5 of the above mentionedDeferred Compensation Agreement shall be amended to read as follows:


5. Deferred Compensation Benefit and Payments


The Employee’s deferred compensation benefit shall be the aggregate sum of Three Hundred and Fifty

3Thousand Dollars ($350,000.00) and shall be paid in accordance with the following provisions:


(a) Upon the Employee actually retiring on or after the Normal Retirement Date, he shall receive his deferred compensationbenefit in one hundred twenty (120) equal monthly installments of Two Thousand Nine Hundred Sixteen Dollars and Sixty-Six Cents ($2,916.66), commencing on the first day of the month next following his retirement.


(b) If the Employee elects to voluntarily retire on or after the AcceleratedRetirement Date, but prior to Normal Retirement Date, then in that event, he shall receive his deferred compensation benefit in equal monthly installments, commencing on the first day of the month next following his voluntary retirement andcontinuing until the month including the Employee’s seventy-fifth (75th) birthday.


(c) In the event of the Employee’s death at a time when less than all such monthly payments have been made, the company shall continue to make identical monthly payments to such persons as he may have designated,pursuant to the provisions of Paragraph 6, until such time as all payments provided for in Subparagraph (a) or (b), as the case may be, have been made.


All other terms and provisions of the above referred to Deferred Compensation Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company and the Employee have executed this Fourth Amendment to DeferredCompensation Agreement under seal, each intending to be legally bound hereby.



A Nevada Corporation



/s/ Gerald M. Birnbach


Gerald M. Birnbach











/s/ Barry A. Birnbach


Barry A. Birnbach