The charts on this page feature a breakdown of the total annual pay for the top executives at CME GROUP INC as reported in their proxy statements.

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. CME GROUP INC income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. CME GROUP INC 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
Terrence A. Duffy
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Cash $4,695,001 Equity $10,933,603 Other $444,441 Total Compensation $16,073,045
John W. Pietrowicz
Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $1,135,750 Equity $2,004,624 Other $101,784 Total Compensation $3,242,158
Kevin D. Kometer
Chief Information Officer
Total Cash $1,031,783 Equity $1,822,123 Other $87,530 Total Compensation $2,941,436
Julie Holzrichter
Chief Operating Officer
Total Cash $1,032,500 Equity $1,822,123 Other $82,021 Total Compensation $2,936,644
Sunil K. Cutinho
President CME Clearing
Total Cash $980,158 Equity $1,731,545 Other $66,945 Total Compensation $2,778,648
For its 2020 fiscal year, CME GROUP INC, 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
Terrence A. Duffy CEO Pay $16,118,467 Median Employee Pay $148,760 CEO Pay Ratio 108:1
For its 2019 fiscal year, CME GROUP INC, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Alex J. Pollock Total Cash $310,349
Ana Dutra Total Cash $184,849
Charles P. Carey Total Cash $226,682
Daniel G. Kaye Total Cash $171,349
Daniel R. Glickman Total Cash $279,182
David J. Wescott Total Cash $169,849
Deborah J. Lucas Total Cash $224,182
Dennis A. Suskind Total Cash $285,348
Dennis H. Chookaszian Total Cash $258,432
Elizabeth A. Cook Total Cash $228,682
Gedon Hertshten Total Cash $215,182
Howard J. Siegel Total Cash $246,682
Jeffrey M. Bernacchi Total Cash $46,833
Larry G. Gerdes Total Cash $273,682
Martin J. Gepsman Total Cash $239,682
Michael A. Spencer Total Cash $10,868,464
Phyllis M. Lockett Total Cash $169,849
Robert J. Tierney, Jr. Total Cash $170,349
Ronald A. Pankau Total Cash $224,182
Terry L. Savage Total Cash $227,182
Timothy S. Bitsberger Total Cash $253,182
William R. Shepard Total Cash $233,182
William W. Hobert Total Cash $220,515
Yra G. Harris Total Cash $166,695

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