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The charts on this page feature a breakdown of the total annual pay for the top executives at BERKLEY (W R) CORP as reported in their proxy statements.

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. BERKLEY (W R) CORP income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. BERKLEY (W R) CORP annual reports of executive compensation and pay are most commonly found in the Def 14a documents.

Total Equity aggregates grant date fair value of stock and option awards and long term incentives granted during the fiscal year.

Other Compensation covers all compensation-like awards that don't fit in any of these other standard categories. Numbers reported do not include change in pension value and non-qualified deferred compensation earnings.

Name And Title Total Cash Equity Other Total Compensation
William R. Berkley
Executive Chairman of the Board
Total Cash $12,285,200 Equity $3,850,025 Other $977,990 Total Compensation $17,113,215
James G. Shiel
Executive Vice President - Investments
Total Cash $2,262,935 Equity $550,013 Other $217,163 Total Compensation $3,030,111
W. Robert Berkley Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Total Cash $12,285,200 Equity $3,850,025 Other $678,341 Total Compensation $16,813,566
Richard M. Baio
Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $2,262,935 Equity $550,013 Other $89,930 Total Compensation $2,902,878
Lucille T. Sgaglione
Executive Vice President
Total Cash $2,262,935 Equity $550,013 Other $106,249 Total Compensation $2,919,197
For its 2023 fiscal year, BERKLEY (W R) CORP, listed the following CEO pay ratio data on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
CEO Name CEO Pay Median Employee Pay CEO Pay Ratio
W. Robert Berkley Jr. CEO Pay $16,813,566 Median Employee Pay $113,622 CEO Pay Ratio 148:1
For its 2022 fiscal year, BERKLEY (W R) CORP, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Christopher L. Augostini Total Cash $341,015
Jonathan Talisman Total Cash $306,015
Leigh Ann Pusey Total Cash $45,500
María Luisa Ferré Total Cash $306,015
Mark E. Brockbank Total Cash $296,015
Mark L. Shapiro Total Cash $306,015
Mary C. Farrell Total Cash $337,015
Ronald E. Blaylock Total Cash $299,515

This report is not for commercial use. Thorough reviews have been conducted to assure this data accurately reflects disclosures. However for a complete and definitive understanding of the pay practices of any company, users should refer directly to the actual, complete proxy statement.

The information shown here is a reporting of information included in the company's proxy statement. The proxy statement includes footnotes and explanations of this information plus other information that is pertinent in assessing the overall value and appropriateness of the compensation information. For those interested in conducting a detailed compensation analysis, we recommend that you review the entire proxy statement. You may retrieve the full proxy statement by going to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website at and entering the company's name and then looking in the first column for an entry of "Form DEF 14A" (or any similar code). You may also find the annual proxy statement by going directly to the company's website.

A proxy statement (or "proxy") is a form that every publicly traded U.S. company is required to file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) within 120 days after the end of its fiscal year. The proxy must be sent to every shareholder in advance of the company's annual shareholders meeting. All proxy statements are public filings made available to the general public by the SEC.

The proxy statement's main purpose is to alert shareholders to the annual meeting and provide them information about the issues that will be voted on during the annual meeting, including decisions such as electing directors, ratifying the selection of auditors, and other shareholder-related decisions, including shareholder-initiated initiatives. Also, proxies must disclose specific detailed information regarding the pay practices for certain executives.