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

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. LAKELAND FINANCIAL CORP income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. LAKELAND FINANCIAL 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
David M. Findlay
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Cash $956,288 Equity $1,066,080 Other $28,258 Total Compensation $2,050,626
Eric H. Ottinger
Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Banking Officer
Total Cash $472,613 Equity $433,095 Other $29,621 Total Compensation $935,329
Kristin L. Pruitt
Total Cash $534,032 Equity $521,035 Other $25,450 Total Compensation $1,080,517
Lisa M. O'Neill
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $406,345 Equity $433,095 Other $18,639 Total Compensation $858,079
J. Rickard Donovan
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Total Cash $271,681 Equity $269,852 Other $60,683 Total Compensation $602,216
For its 2023 fiscal year, LAKELAND FINANCIAL 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
David M. Findlay CEO Pay $2,050,626 Median Employee Pay $53,635 CEO Pay Ratio 38:1
For its 2022 fiscal year, LAKELAND FINANCIAL CORP, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
A. Faraz Abbasi Total Cash $132,663
Blake W. Augsburger Total Cash $142,663
Bradley J. Toothaker Total Cash $145,996
Brian J. Smith Total Cash $132,663
Daniel F. Evans, Jr. Total Cash $65,617
Darrianne P. Christian Total Cash $139,330
Emily E. Pichon Total Cash $142,663
M. Scott Welch Total Cash $132,663
Michael L. Kubacki Total Cash $172,663
Robert E. Bartels, Jr. Total Cash $132,663
Ronald D. Truex Total Cash $70,617
Steven D. Ross Total Cash $132,663

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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.