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7. Jack Fusco, CEO of Calpine
7. Jack Fusco, CEO of Calpine
Total compensation: $32.7 million

2008 salary: $396,154
Bonus: $896,154
Perks: $266,780
Stock grants: $0
Stock options: $31.1 million

Jack Fusco joined geothermal power producer Calpine in August after a long career in the power industry, most recently as CEO of Texas Genco. To woo him, Calpine's board granted Fusco a giant chunk of options that could pay off handsomely.

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Last updated April 06 2009: 1:16 PM ET
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