2. Wellington J. Denahan
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Executive title: Vice Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operating Officer*
Company: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)
2011 total compensation: $35,009,956

* As of November 2012, Ms. Denahan is Chairman and CEO of Annaly Capital Management


Source: Equilar, Inc.
Total compensation includes annualized base salary, discretionary and performance-based bonus payouts, the grant-date fair value of new stock and option awards and other compensation. If relevant, other compensation includes severance payments. Equilar Inc., an executive compensation research firm in Redwood City, Calif., prepared the chart by looking at companies in the Fortune 1000 that filed proxies by Sep. 21.
- Last updated March 01 2013 10:08 AM ET
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