If you look at The Washington Post's annual survey of executive compensation at large public companies to see who was paid the most in 2007, you see multiple appearances from some companies. For some, that added up to tens of millions of dollars in salary, bonus, stock and option awards and other compensation. For many, salary is a small piece of the pie; for Capital One's Richard Fairbank, it wasn't even a piece. Both Lockheed Martin and Fannie Mae had six executiveson the list. The numbers next to the names indicate rank for total compensation. These companies paid out the most to the top 100 executives by compensation:
SOURCE: Equilar | Cristina Rivero, The Washington Post - July 28, 2008
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