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 $4,708,570 Equity $6,538,900 Other $569,392 Total Compensation $11,816,862
Bryan T. Durkin
Total Cash $2,275,101 Equity $2,977,009 Other $257,650 Total Compensation $5,509,760
John W. Pietrowicz
Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $1,222,272 Equity $1,819,275 Other $187,624 Total Compensation $3,229,171
Kevin D. Kometer
Chief Information Officer
Total Cash $1,054,893 Equity $1,571,756 Other $103,588 Total Compensation $2,730,237
Julie Holzrichter
Chief Operating Officer
Total Cash $1,110,451 Equity $1,654,179 Other $146,759 Total Compensation $2,911,389
For its 2019 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 $11,867,214 Median Employee Pay $145,478 CEO Pay Ratio 82:1
For its 2018 fiscal year, CME GROUP INC., listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Alex J. Pollock Total Cash $237,164
Ana Dutra Total Cash $219,414
Charles P. Carey Total Cash $202,664
Daniel R. Glickman Total Cash $247,997
David J. Wescott Total Cash $166,831
Deborah J. Lucas Total Cash $165,831
Dennis A. Suskind Total Cash $283,581
Dennis H. Chookaszian Total Cash $242,831
Elizabeth A. Cook Total Cash $187,331
Gedon Hertshten Total Cash $198,164
Howard J. Siegel Total Cash $259,164
Jeffrey M. Bernacchi Total Cash $211,831
John F. Sandner Total Cash $674,604
Larry G. Gerdes Total Cash $270,164
Leo Melamed Total Cash $980,937
Martin J. Gepsman Total Cash $245,331
Michael A. Spencer Total Cash $159,649
Ronald A. Pankau Total Cash $207,831
Terry L. Savage Total Cash $208,831
Timothy S. Bitsberger Total Cash $237,831
William R. Shepard Total Cash $250,497
William W. Hobert Total Cash $195,764

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