Total pay: $862,657
Company: Goldman Sachs Group
GS stock outperformed S&P 500
(1 yr., through 12/09): 102% vs. 23.5%
Source: Equilar Inc.
NEXT: John J. Mack*, $939,241
Last updated August 17 2010: 8:43 AM ET
Total compensation is calculated as the sum of base salary, discretionary and performance-based cash bonuses, the grant-date fair value for stock and option awards during the fiscal year, and other compensation like benefits and perks. Stock performance represents the total shareholder return for the twelve months ending December 31, 2009 unless otherwise noted. Equilar, an executive compensation research firm, looked only at CEOs at the 100 largest public U.S. companies as measured by revenue. Pay data based on companies' fiscal year end of Dec. 2009 unless otherwise noted.