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2014 Equilar Top 200 Highest Paid CEO Rankings

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  Rank Executive Name Title Company 2013 Compensation
1 Charif Souki Chairman, President and CEO Cheniere Energy  $141,949,280
2 Mario J. Gabelli Chairman, Chief Inv Officer and CEO GAMCO Investors  $85,049,800
3 Lawrence J. Ellison CEO Oracle  $78,440,657
4 Leslie Moonves President and CEO CBS  $65,589,245
5 W. Nicholas Howley Chairman and CEO TransDigm Group  $64,214,656
6 Don A. Mattrick CEO Zynga  $57,814,391
7 Richard C. Adkerson Vice Chairman, President and CEO Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold  $55,260,539
8 Jeffrey Weiner  CEO LinkedIn  $49,071,364
9 Stephen Kaufer  President and CEO TripAdvisor  $39,014,227
10 Martine A. Rothblatt Chairman and CEO United Therapeutics  $38,218,255
11 Philippe P. Dauman President and CEO Viacom  $37,186,099
12 Gary G. Friedman Charmain and Co-CEO Restoration Hardware  $36,456,559
13 Leonard S. Schleifer President and CEO Regeneron Pharmaceuticals  $36,272,665
14 Robert A. Iger Chairman and CEO Walt Disney  $34,321,055
15 David M. Zaslav President and CEO Discovery Communications  $33,349,798
16 Ronald F. Clarke Chairman and CEO FleetCor Technologies  $32,858,319
17 Jeffrey L. Bewkes Chairman and CEO Time Warner  $32,501,715
18 Marc Benioff  Chairman and CEO salesforce.com  $31,333,332
19 Fabrizio Freda President and CEO Estee Lauder  $31,069,648
20 Mark T. Bertolini Chairman, President and CEO Aetna  $30,712,565
21 Christopher P. Albrecht  CEO Starz  $30,494,966
22 Tony Aquila Chairman, President and CEO Solera  $29,895,611
23 John J. Legere President and CEO T-Mobile US  $29,245,709
24 Paul A. Ricci Chairman and CEO Nuance Communications  $29,226,829
25 Rex W. Tillerson Chairman and CEO Exxon Mobil  $28,138,329
26 Brian D. Goldner President and CEO Hasbro  $27,378,792
27 Darrell Cavens President and CEO zulily  $27,310,886
28 Irwin D. Simon Chairman, President and CEO The Hain Celestial Group  $26,426,555
29 Brian L. Roberts Chairman, President and CEO Comcast  $26,308,324
30 K. Rupert Murdoch Chairman and CEO Twenty-First Century Fox  $26,064,040
31 David M. Cote Chairman and CEO Honeywell International  $25,440,958
32 David N. Farr Chairman and CEO Emerson Electric  $25,318,952
33 Steve Ells Chairman and Co-CEO Chipotle Mexican Grill  $25,116,871
34 Marissa A. Mayer President and CEO Yahoo!  $24,935,711
35 Donald E. Washkewicz Chairman, President and CEO Parker-Hannifin  $24,514,140
36 Montgomery F. Moran Co-CEO Chipotle Mexican Grill  $24,397,054
37 Charles W. Scharf CEO Visa  $24,154,541
38 Erik Olsson President and CEO Mobile Mini  $24,073,209
39 Richard A. Smith Chairman, President and CEO Realogy  $23,996,109
40 W. James McNerney, Jr. Chairman and CEO Boeing  $23,263,562
41 Alan R. Mulally President and CEO Ford Motor  $23,204,534
42 James E. Meyer CEO Sirius XM  $23,065,307
43 Laurence D. Fink Chairman and CEO BlackRock  $22,942,256
44 Larry J. Merlo President and CEO CVS Caremark  $22,862,653
45 Trevor Fetter President and CEO Tenet Healthcare  $22,734,128
46 Robert D. Lawler President and CEO Chesapeake Energy  $22,423,368
47 Daniel S. Och Executive Managing Director and CEO Och-Ziff Capital Management Group  $22,338,209
48 Sandeep Mathrani CEO General Growth Properties  $22,102,608
49 Paal Kibsgaard CEO Schlumberger  $22,005,349
50 Kenneth I. Chenault Chairman and CEO American Express  $21,711,762
51 Brian D. Jellison Chairman, President and CEO Roper Industries  $21,368,796
52 David W. Nelms Chairman and CEO Discover Financial Services  $21,171,839
53 John T. Chambers Chairman and CEO Cisco Systems  $21,049,501
54 Robert J. Hugin Chairman, President and CEO Celgene  $20,995,785
55 Lamberto Andreotti CEO Bristol-Myers Squibb  $20,847,745
56 Carol M. Meyrowitz CEO TJX Companies  $20,720,802
57 David J. Lesar Chairman, President and CEO Halliburton  $20,710,018
58 Miles S. Nadal Chairman, President and CEO MDC Partners  $20,679,262
59 Randall L. Stephenson Chairman, President and CEO AT&T  $20,597,094
60 Miles D. White Chairman and CEO Abbott Laboratories  $20,529,515
61 Andrew N. Liveris Chairman, President and CEO Dow Chemical  $20,449,665
62 Paul E. Jacobs Chairman and CEO Qualcomm  $20,448,940
63 Paul Galant CEO VeriFone Systems  $20,428,883
64 John S. Watson Chairman and CEO Chevron  $20,239,494
65 Sean M. Healey Chairman and CEO Affiliated Managers Group  $20,007,855
66 Lewis W. Dickey, Jr. Chairman, President and CEO Cumulus Media  $19,955,769
67 Lloyd C. Blankfein Chairman and CEO Goldman Sachs  $19,928,813
68 Ryan M. Lance Chairman and CEO ConocoPhillips  $19,852,892
69 H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. President and CEO Danaher  $19,703,525
70 Roland C. Smith Chairman and CEO Office Depot  $19,649,273
71 Stephen A. Wynn Chairman and CEO Wynn Resorts  $19,601,381
72 James M. Cracchiolo Chairman and CEO Ameriprise Financial  $19,417,693
73 John G. Stumpf Chairman, President and CEO Wells Fargo  $19,320,409
74 James E. Lillie CEO Jarden  $19,121,667
75 Jeffrey R. Immelt Chairman and CEO General Electric  $19,047,641
76 George L. Chapman Chairman, President and CEO Health Care REIT  $18,922,696
77 David R. Lumley CEO Spectrum Brands  $18,864,042
78 Phebe N. Novakovic Chairman and CEO General Dynamics  $18,769,110
79 Glenn K. Murphy Chairman and CEO Gap  $18,726,913
80 Robert A. Niblock Chairman, President and CEO Lowe's Companies  $18,714,193
81 Stephen A. Roell Chairman, President and CEO Johnson Controls  $18,708,791
82 Richard J. Kramer Chairman, President and CEO Goodyear Tire & Rubber  $18,652,060
83 Richard D. Fairbank Chairman, President and CEO Capital One Financial  $18,292,348
84 Louis R. Chenevert Chairman, President and CEO United Technologies  $18,196,742
85 Ahmet M. Kent Chairman, President and CEO Coca-Cola  $18,175,846
86 Richard A. Gonzalez Chairman and CEO AbbVie  $18,134,652
87 John D. Wren President and CEO Omnicom Group  $18,069,373
88 Jeffrey C. Sprecher Chairman and CEO IntercontinentalExchange  $17,981,470
89 Samuel R. Allen Chairman and CEO Deere  $17,961,027
90 Emanuel Chirico Chairman and CEO PVH  $17,884,646
91 John C. Plant Chairman, President and CEO TRW Automotive  $17,820,986
92 Ian C. Read Chairman and CEO Pfizer  $17,735,549
93 Liam E. McGee Chairman, President and CEO Hartford Financial Services  $17,670,315
94 W. Douglas Parker CEO American Airlines Group  $17,661,130
95 Margaret C. Whitman  President and CEO Hewlett-Packard  $17,643,243
96 Jay S. Fishman Chairman and CEO The Travelers Companies  $17,606,738
97 Michael L. Corbat CEO Citigroup  $17,554,281
98 Martin J. Barrington Chairman and CEO Altria  $17,480,522
99 Albert H. Nahmad Chairman, President and CEO Watsco  $17,293,252
100 Daniel P. Amos Chairman and CEO Aflac  $17,263,975
101 Howard D. Schultz Chairman, President and CEO Starbucks  $17,242,507
102 William H. Swanson Chairman and CEO Raytheon  $17,146,254
103 Kent J. Thiry Co-Chairman and CEO DaVita Healthcare Partners  $17,099,257
104 John F. Brock III Chairman and CEO Coca-Cola Enterprises  $17,021,019
105 Godfrey R. Sullivan Chairman, President and CEO Splunk  $17,007,407
106 Joseph R. Swedish CEO WellPoint  $16,979,927
107 John R. Strangfeld Chairman, President and CEO Prudential Financial  $16,738,836
108 Kenneth Asbury President and CEO CACI International  $16,548,316
109 Marc N. Casper President and CEO Thermo Fisher Scientific  $16,168,880
110 Thomas J. Wilson II Chairman, President and CEO Allstate  $15,953,563
111 Scott A. McGregor President and CEO Broadcom  $15,947,687
112 Robert L. Parkinson Jr. Chairman and CEO Baxter International  $15,860,388
113 Joseph L. Hooley Chairman, President and CEO State Street  $15,841,234
114 Greg C. Garland Chairman, President and CEO Phillips 66  $15,796,359
115 James L. Dolan President and CEO Cablevision Systems  $15,775,437
116 Robert A. Walker Chairman, President and CEO Anadarko Petroleum  $15,765,017
117 Lowell C. McAdam Chairman and CEO Verizon Communications  $15,761,720
118 Shantanu Narayen President and CEO Adobe Systems  $15,747,478
119 Marillyn A. Hewson President and CEO Lockheed Martin  $15,746,535
120 David E. Simon Chairman and CEO Simon Property Group  $15,695,528
121 John D. Finnegan Chairman, President and CEO Chubb  $15,651,849
122 Christopher M. Crane President and CEO Exelon  $15,606,857
123 Richard M. Bracken Chairman and CEO HCA  $15,487,310
124 Leslie H. Wexner President and CEO L Brands  $15,465,517
125 John C. Martin Chairman and CEO Gilead Sciences  $15,451,862
126 Mark G. Parker President and CEO Nike  $15,425,608
127 Hamid R. Moghadam Chairman and CEO Prologis  $15,190,029
128 Alex Gorsky Chairman and CEO Johnson & Johnson  $15,171,960
129 Jeffery H. Boyd Chairman, President and CEO The Priceline Group  $15,058,300
130 George A. Scangos CEO Biogen Idec  $14,925,670
131 Robert H. Benmosche President and CEO American International Group  $14,774,439
132 Gary A. Shiffman Chairman, President and CEO Sun Communities  $14,773,516
133 Jeff M. Fettig Chairman and CEO Whirlpool  $14,705,805
134 Ian M. Cook Chairman, President and CEO Colgate-Palmolive  $14,562,132
135 Troy A. Clarke President and CEO Navistar International  $14,526,304
136 Michael F. Neidorff Chairman, President and CEO Centene  $14,512,938
137 Martin L. Flanagan President and CEO Invesco  $14,381,762
138 Richard H. Anderson CEO Delta Air Lines  $14,375,902
139 Amin J. Khoury Chairman and CEO B/E Aerospace  $14,299,785
140 Wesley G. Bush Chairman, President and CEO Northrop Grumman  $14,283,451
141 Paul Marciano CEO and Vice Chairman Guess  $14,146,283
142 Frank R. Martire Chairman and CEO Fidelity National Information Services  $14,144,081
143 Glenn A. Britt Chairman and CEO Time Warner Cable  $14,139,843
144 Steven A. Kandarian Chairman, President and CEO MetLife  $14,035,409
145 Sheldon G. Adelson Chairman, Treasurer and CEO Las Vegas Sands  $14,003,881
146 Irene B. Rosenfeld Chairman and CEO Mondelez International  $13,994,780
147 Patrick P. Gelsinger CEO VMware  $13,992,046
148 Virginia M. Rometty Chairman, President and CEO I.B.M.  $13,965,677
149 Richard J. Dugas Jr. Chairman, President and CEO PulteGroup  $13,928,859
150 James P. Gorman Chairman and CEO Morgan Stanley  $13,910,670
151 William R. Klesse Chairman and CEO Valero Energy  $13,903,056
152 Hubert Joly President and CEO Best Buy  $13,881,219
153 Robert Greifeld  CEO NASDAQ OMX Group  $13,840,024
154 John J. Donahoe President and CEO eBay  $13,833,374
155 John B. Hess CEO Hess  $13,826,574
156 Charles E. Bunch Chairman and CEO PPG Industries  $13,800,378
157 Mindy F. Grossman CEO HSN  $13,800,354
158 Ken C. Hicks Chairman, President and CEO Foot Locker  $13,774,797
159 Richard K. Templeton Chairman, President and CEO Texas Instruments  $13,712,859
160 Stuart A. Miller CEO Lennar  $13,708,710
161 Robert A. Bradway Chairman, President and CEO Amgen  $13,649,807
162 Gregory D. Wasson President and CEO Walgreen  $13,632,741
163 Peter J. Rose Chairman and CEO Expeditors International of Washington  $13,541,260
164 Stephen P. Holmes Chairman and CEO Wyndham Worldwide  $13,538,932
165 David M. Cordani President and CEO Cigna  $13,524,079
166 Paul T. Idzik CEO E*TRADE Financial  $13,523,664
167 Mark P. Frissora Chairman and CEO Hertz Global  $13,502,759
168 Jeffrey Katzenberg CEO DreamWorks Animation SKG  $13,483,202
169 J. Brett Harvey Chairman and CEO CONSOL Energy  $13,399,287
170 Leonard Bell CEO and Treasurer Alexion Pharmaceuticals  $13,388,704
171 Brian P. Kelley  President and CEO Keurig Green Mountain  $13,373,551
172 Philip M. Pead President and CEO Progress Software  $13,350,959
173 John J. Lipinski President and CEO CVR Energy  $13,311,419
174 Ellen J. Kullman Chairman and CEO DuPont  $13,287,959
175 Scott D. Sheffield Chairman and CEO Pioneer Natural Resources  $13,250,610
176 Indra K. Nooyi Chairman and CEO PepsiCo  $13,191,805
177 Jeffrey T. Housenbold President and CEO Shutterfly  $13,186,740
178 Jeffrey M. Leiden Chairman, President and CEO Vertex Pharmaceuticals  $13,126,474
179 Arthur M. Coppola Chairman and CEO Macerich  $13,125,048
180 Daniel S. Glaser President and CEO Marsh & McLennan  $13,114,065
181 Brian T. Moynihan President and CEO Bank Of America  $13,094,561
182 Alan B. Miller Chairman and CEO Universal Health Services  $13,071,204
183 Morris Goldfarb Chairman, President and CEO G-III Apparel  $13,058,427
184 George Paz Chairman, President and CEO Express Scripts  $13,040,682
185 Klaus Kleinfeld Chairman and CEO Alcoa  $13,037,660
186 Ashok Vemuri President and CEO iGATE  $12,928,277
187 Jerry M. Kennelly Chairman and CEO Riverbed Technology  $12,848,254
188 Gary R. Heminger President and CEO Marathon Petroleum  $12,770,528
189 Walter W. Bettinger II President and CEO Charles Schwab  $12,726,487
190 John V. Faraci Jr. Chairman and CEO International Paper  $12,680,910
191 Marc Holliday CEO SL Green Realty  $12,670,728
192 Joseph M. Tucci Chairman and CEO EMC  $12,645,958
193 Gregory Q. Brown Chairman and CEO Motorola Solutions  $12,621,931
194 Rajiv De Silva President and CEO Endo International  $12,594,052
195 Frederick W. Smith, III Chairman, President and CEO FedEx  $12,593,248
196 David T. Seaton Chairman and CEO Fluor  $12,541,298
197 Zachary A. Nelson President and CEO NetSuite  $12,483,427
198 Brad D. Smith President and CEO Intuit  $12,463,678
199 Kenneth C. Frazier Chairman, President and CEO Merck & Co.  $12,458,161
200 Michael J. Ward Chairman, President and CEO CSX  $12,444,632