Executive Compensation Special Report

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The median increase in CEO pay was brisk at 11% in 2012, but slower than the median 16% increase in 2011. Click on column headers to sort.

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Large bank CEOs rake in far more than their small bank peers, but large bank CEO pay represents a small fraction of total payroll expense.

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The European trend to restrain CEO pay is gaining momentum in the U.S. It suggests the double-digit raises that American bank bosses have enjoyed the past few years may not last, writes Broc Romanek.

Rewriting the longstanding structures of corporate law and the roles and responsibilities of bank boards could create chaos in the global corporate and financial structures, writes John Alan James.

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CEO pay rose a median 11% in 2012 among a group of 149 banks. Here are some of the most highly paid bank bosses of the year. Ratings of pay practices, on a scale from A to F, are provided by GMI Ratings.

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Median pay for CEOs at banks with less than $20 billion of assets was about one-tenth of the median for bosses at banks with more than $100 billion of assets in our 2013 compensation survey.
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