The economy was not so hot, but last year was good for a lot of CEOs. The 100 best-paid chief executives at firms with a large Phila.-area presence took home a combined $746M in 2010. Each of the last three "Shrek" movies earned about the same.
The highest paid CEOs 2010
Selected from large- and mid-cap publicly listed companies with headquarters or major operations in the 10-county* region . Total Pay includes Equity Pay. Percent change is compared to the previous year's pay. Also shown is the CEO's accumulated pension. * Pennsylvania: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia; New Jersey: Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem; Delaware: New Castle Data Source: Equilar Inc. - Equilar.com