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Inside Compensation: CEO salaries at large associations 2015

This report lists the salaries of 604 CEOs at the largest trade and professional associations, those whose main body has revenue exceeding $10 million. The information is gathered from the IRS Form 990, the disclo- sure document filed by tax-exempt organizations, for fiscal years 2013 or 2014—the latest available. The earn- ings column includes base pay, bonuses and other pay. (Full details of these pay elements are available on CEOupdate.com.) The deferred column is the amount earned by the CEO but not yet paid. The nontax column includes the value of nontaxable benefits.

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CEO Pay
Organization Revenue Chief executive Base Bonus Other = Earnings Deferred Nontax
AACSB Int'l. $16,051,558 John Fernandes $373,096   $3,137 = $376,233 $25,000 $18,793
Academy of General Dentistry $13,924,363 John Thorner $280,566     = $280,5661   $69,552
Academy of Management $11,393,545 Nancy Urbanowicz $232,061   $264 = $232,325   $18,700
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences $101,483,911 Dawn Hudson $548,540   $18,792 = $567,332   $17,751
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics $35,356,406 Patricia Babjak $294,469 $50,000   = $344,469 $41,500 $18,415
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences $29,035,163 Alan Perris* $435,509 $90,000 $7,800 = $533,3092 $30,949 $20,516
     Other CEO in tax year   Lucy Hood* $210,935   $6,890 = $217,8253   $11,049
AcademyHealth $13,236,694 Lisa Simpson $329,255 $20,000 $1,537 = $350,792 $56,379 $35,326
Accreditation Assn. for Ambulatory Health Care $17,019,934 John Burke $351,148 $55,000   = $406,148 $20,000 $26,610
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education $46,526,119 Thomas Nasca $818,947 $82,466 $58,691 = $960,104 $22,950 $45,603
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools $15,091,462 Albert Gray $234,614 $33,750   = $268,364 $26,308 $17,201
AdvaMed $31,350,189 Stephen Ubl $1,120,470 $351,500 $29,091 = $1,501,061 $29,739 $20,391
Aerospace Industries Assn. $18,435,939 Marion Blakey $719,401 $250,000 $23,467 = $992,868 $12,750 $4,131
Air Force Assn. $13,238,096 Craig McKinley* $270,108     = $270,108 $32,327  
Air Line Pilots Assn., Int'l. $134,650,739 Lee Moak* $380,093   $482,047 = $862,1404 $25,500 $30,697
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute $25,709,817 Stephen Yurek $420,191   $1,545 = $421,736 $13,051 $7,932
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assn. $48,444,791 Craig Fuller* $523,952 $281,704 $45,075 = $850,7315 $414,420 $9,641
     Other CEO in tax year   Mark Baker $206,313   $92,290 = $298,6036 $13,530 $4,363
     Other CEO in tax year   Phil Boyer*     $274,449 = $274,4497    
Airlines for America $34,431,924 Nick Calio $947,440 $2,271,750 $584,369 = $3,803,559 $19,125 $18,747
Airports Council Int'l.-North America $13,083,302 Gregory Principato* $199,086 $12,600 $234,918 = $446,6048 $7,500 $19,652
Alliance for Audited Media $23,602,006 Michael Lavery $405,199 $141,466 $844,738 = $1,391,4039 $31,250 $18,911
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers $28,941,064 Mitch Bainwol $870,700 $432,388 $19,434 = $1,322,522 $28,600 $30,143
Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers $11,749,012 Carol Lombardini $1,182,423 $285,696 $18,000 = $1,486,119 $19,793 $11,936
America’s Health Insurance Plans $84,691,570 Karen Ignagni $1,247,366 $700,000 $38,884 = $1,986,250 $19,125 $21,051
America’s Natural Gas Alliance $56,951,994 Regina Hopper* $185,552 $375,000 $1,160,056 = $1,720,60810 $23,000 $10,707
     Other CEO in tax year   Marty Durbin $564,587 $200,000 $505 = $765,09211 $16,500 $22,468
American Academy of Actuaries $11,662,235 Mary Downs $356,048 $88,875   = $444,923 $51,739 $2,688
American Academy of Arts and Sciences $11,108,104 Leslie Berlowitz* $273,000   $282,651 = $555,65112 $52,607 $11,751
American Academy of Dermatology $42,891,498 Elaine Weiss $338,290 $40,000 $8,384 = $386,67413 $5,157 $19,084
     Other CEO in tax year   Ronald Henrichs*     $321,696 = $321,69614    
American Academy of Family Physicians $88,102,949 Douglas Henley $488,533 $25,200 $35,940 = $549,673 $30,000 $70,680
American Academy of Neurology $45,267,632 Catherine Rydell $405,359 $103,830 $105,978 = $615,167 $96,237 $7,406
American Academy of Ophthalmology $58,729,506 David Parke $690,382 $102,450 $16,419 = $809,251 $19,358 $22,794
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons $62,149,197 Karen Hackett $442,770   $3,718 = $446,488 $44,808 $10,282
American Academy of Pediatrics $117,251,654 Errol Alden* $498,797 $11,433 $30,414 = $540,644 $51,863 $8,795
American Academy of Periodontology $11,225,413 John Forbes $327,874   $17,501 = $345,375 $19,401 $10,618
     Other CEO in tax year   Alice DeForest* $187,500     = $187,500    
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation $10,356,401 Thomas Stautzenbach $341,828 $4,174 $9,112 = $355,114 $20,400 $19,084
American Academy of Physician Assistants $21,176,118 Jenna Dorn $315,205   $1,980 = $317,185 $5,431 $21,380
American Academy of Sleep Medicine $13,799,986 Jerome Barrett $513,654   $1,980 = $515,634 $25,500 $19,581
American Angus Assn. $32,230,489 Bryce Schumann $250,793 $28,000 $1,518 = $280,311 $12,250 $15,231
American Animal Hospital Assn. $11,920,889 Mike Cavanaugh $229,134 $52,540   = $281,674   $9,911
American Arbitration Assn. $77,218,410 India Johnson $627,503   $4,356 = $631,859 $12,000 $20,356
American Assn. for Cancer Research $108,708,240 Margaret Foti $737,436     = $737,436 $161,279 $19,740
American Assn. for Clinical Chemistry $18,313,331 Janet Kreizman $224,803   $12,733 = $237,53615   $9,025
American Assn. for Justice $25,303,531 Linda Lipsen $475,526 $55,620 $6,415 = $537,561 $111,035 $17,662
American Assn. for Laboratory Accreditation $13,370,465 Peter Unger $260,000     = $260,000 $24,000  
American Assn. for the Advancement of Science $106,988,080 Alan Leshner* $549,462 $240,000 $17,500 = $806,962 $30,600 $3,494
American Assn. for the Study of Liver Diseases $14,126,546 Sherrie Cathcart* $352,760 $35,000   = $387,760 $77,710 $25,225

 

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* No longer with the organization. † Did not work in tax year
1 10.5 months’ salary
2 Five months' salary
3 Seven months’ salary
4 $266,824 SERP payout
5 Eight months’ salary; $397,845 severance and consulting payments
6 Four months’ salary
7 $274,449 retirement payment
8 Six months’ salary; $165,375 severance
9 $745,968 SERP payout
10 $1,025,000 severance; $129,656 cashed-out vacation/leave pay; two months’ salary
11 Eight months’ salary
12 Seven months’ salary
13 11 months’ salary; $40,000 sign-on bonus
14 $320,578 severance
15 Nine months’ salary