The 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2011, according to an Associated Press analysis of Standard & Poor's 500 companies. The analysis includes companies that had the same CEO for all of 2010 and 2011 and that filed proxy statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission between Jan. 1 and April 30.
They are based on the AP's compensation formula, which adds up salary, perks, bonuses, preferential interest rates on pay set aside for later, and company estimates for the value of stock options and stock awards on the day they were granted last year.
1. David Simon, Simon Property Group, $137.2 million, up 458 percent
2. Leslie Moonves, CBS, $68.4 million, up 20 percent
3. David M. Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $52.4 million, up 23 percent
4. Sanjay K. Jha, Motorola Mobility, $47.2 million, up 262 percent
5. Philippe P. Dauman, Viacom, $43.1 million, down 49 percent
6. David M. Cote, Honeywell International, $35.7 million, up 135 percent
7. Robert A. Iger, Walt Disney, $31.4 million, up 12 percent
8. Clarence P. Cazalot Jr., Marathon Oil, $29.9 million, up 239 percent
9. John P. Daane, Altera, $29.6, million, up 278 percent
10. Alan Mulally, Ford Motor, $29.5 million, up 11 percent