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Inside Compensation: CEO salaries at large associations 2016

This report lists the salaries of 563 CEOs at the largest trade and professional associations, those whose main body with revenue (including tax-exempt affiliates) exceeding $12 million. The information is gathered from the IRS Form 990, the disclosure document filed by tax-exempt organizations, for fiscal years 2014 or 2015—the latest available. The earnings 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 Execuive Base Bonus Other = Earnings Deferred Nontax
AACSB Int'l.-the Assn. to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business $16,729,549 John Fernandes* $386,203   $4,524 = $390,727 $25,500 $19,729
Academy of General Dentistry $14,956,847 John Thorner* $331,704 $25,578   = $357,282   $95,430
Academy of Management $12,058,051 Nancy Urbanowicz $233,486 $10,000   = $243,486 $26,760 $17,008
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences $161,568,248 Dawn Hudson $577,047   $27,503 = $604,550 $140,171 $17,651
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics $41,123,823 Patricia Babjak $356,761 $54,000   = $410,761 $43,000 $18,378
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences $48,116,677 Maury McIntyre $313,736   $4,800 = $318,5361 $31,746 $20,219
    Other CEO in tax year $48,116,677 Lucy Hood* $136,105   $6,239 = $142,3442   $9,400
AcademyHealth $14,877,334 Lisa Simpson $373,856 $20,000 $1,572 = $395,428 $63,926 $22,596
Accreditation Assn. for Ambulatory Health Care $18,844,285 John Burke* $396,178 $60,500   = $456,678 $20,400 $27,954
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education $56,395,328 Thomas Nasca $845,586 $84,940 $60,691 = $991,217 $23,400 $46,923
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools $13,245,880 Albert Gray $268,364     = $268,364 $27,427 $19,217
Advanced Medical Technology Assn. (AdvaMed) $32,399,871 Stephen Ubl* $1,134,102 $368,895 $27,292 = $1,530,289 $30,290 $20,390
Aerospace Industries Assn. $17,908,616 Marion Blakey* $848,016 $260,000 $9,415 = $1,117,431   $29,094
AIGA—the professional assn. for design $26,323,921 Richard Grefe* $392,705     = $392,705 $12,750 $8,223
Air Force Assn. $13,535,216 Craig McKinley* $275,005 $21,700   = $296,705 $12,927 $587
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute $23,765,313 Stephen Yurek $436,172 $85,000 $1,242 = $522,414 $32,306 $7,966
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assn. $48,816,623 Mark Baker $608,480 $108,000 $25,522 = $742,002 $19,630 $21,070
    Other CEO in tax year $38,769,296 Craig Fuller* $71,556   $397,845 = $469,4013    
Airlines for America $34,589,038 Nick Calio $952,000 $2,271,750 $606,794 = $3,830,544 $19,500 $14,236
Airports Council Int'l.-North America $13,083,302 Gregory Principato* $199,086 $12,600 $234,918 = $446,6044 $7,500 $19,652
Alliance for Audited Media $23,610,957 Michael Lavery* $414,370 $138,351 $88,246 = $640,967 $28,050 $20,310
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers $28,606,332 Mitch Bainwol $1,299,284 $10,000 $34,418 = $1,343,702 $29,200 $36,354
America’s Essential Hospitals $15,810,841 Bruce Siegel $650,000   -$2,794 = $647,206 $36,776 $74,472
America’s Health Insurance Plans $67,427,236 Karen Ignagni* $1,291,005 $700,000 $41,782 = $2,032,787 $18,725 $28,907
America’s Natural Gas Alliance $49,233,405 Marty Durbin $974,904 $520,000 $1,748 = $1,496,652 $17,500 $34,950
American Academy of Dermatology $44,109,547 Elaine Weiss $387,289 $106,763 $10,095 = $504,147 $136,753 $27,519
American Academy of Family Physicians $95,592,337 Douglas Henley $509,106 $50,540 $59,963 = $619,609 $30,600 $78,455
American Academy of Neurology $60,981,583 Catherine Rydell $420,299 $69,461 $106,431 = $596,191 $107,299 $8,039
American Academy Of Ophthalmology $63,288,042 David Parke $836,143 $105,000 $15,381 = $956,524 $25,800 $23,838
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons $74,473,766 Karen Hackett $460,401 $80,000 $4,570 = $544,971 $45,500 $15,990
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery $18,787,207 David Nielsen* $479,098 $23,800 $1,778 = $504,676 $57,068 $22,926
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 $13,907,241 John Forbes $346,884 $17,750 $18,886 = $383,520 $19,760 $9,374
American Academy of Physician Assistants $20,652,476 Jenna Dorn $331,105 $47,946 $4,831 = $383,882 $11,354 $20,059
American Academy of Sleep Medicine $16,364,756 Jerome Barrett $538,383   $1,980 = $540,363 $26,000 $20,438
American Angus Assn. $44,248,834 Bryce Schumann* $235,435 $15,000 $24,518 = $274,953 $12,750 $20,077
American Arbitration Assn. $73,150,895 India Johnson $594,360 $170,000 $4,356 = $768,716 $9,150 $23,100
American Assn. for Cancer Research $113,266,210 Margaret Foti $680,434   $0 = $680,4345 $136,087 $29,971
American Assn. for Clinical Chemistry $20,834,378 Janet Kreizman $305,362 $28,800 $24,240 = $358,402 $11,093 $13,843
American Assn. for Justice $30,147,833 Linda Lipsen $494,797 $57,287 $9,887 = $561,971 $97,181 $20,848
American Assn. for Laboratory Accreditation $14,540,154 Peter Unger* $244,615     = $244,615 $24,462 $10,210
American Assn. for the Advancement of Science $98,958,565 Alan Leshner* $536,864   $17,500 = $554,364 $30,000 $2,887
American Assn. for the Study of Liver Diseases Waiting Steve Echard $259,668     = $259,6686   $26,332
    Other CEO in tax year Waiting Sherrie Cathcart* $323,316     = $323,3167    
American Assn. of Advertising Agencies $17,456,759 Nancy Hill $483,013 $200,000 $7,213 = $690,226 $24,700 $14,169
American Assn. of Airport Executives $29,732,988 Todd Hauptli $767,062 $50 $91,044 = $858,156 $43,501 $25,502
American Assn. of Blood Banks $23,664,568 Karen Shoos Lipton* $252,734 $45,000 $4,832 = $302,5668 $18,688 $20,230
    Other CEO in tax year $23,664,568 Miriam Markowitz $225,755   $1,191 = $226,9469 $28,951 $20,279
American Assn. of Clinical Endocrinologists $15,121,042 Donald Jones $243,654 $10,000 $5,700 = $259,354   $31,111
American Assn. of Colleges of Nursing $14,220,864 Geraldine Bednash* $371,856 $518   = $372,374 $25,500 $12,570

 
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* No longer with the organization.
1 Seven months’ salary
2 Three months’ salary
3 $71,556 in accrued leave and $397,845 in a board approved consulting agreement to assist in the transition, which accrued in 2013 and paid in 2014.
4 Six months’ salary; $165,375 severance
5 $1,481,614 SERP payout
6 8.5 months’ salary
7 Four months’ salary
8 Five months’ salary
9 Seven months’ salary