Ben Fowke

Xcel Energy

Chairman, President and CEO

Overview

Ben Fowke received an average compensation of $12,193,897 at Xcel Energy from 2012 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$830,215
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,883,400
Salary$1,250,000
Stock Awards$7,125,029
Other$59,124
Total$12,147,768

In 2018, Ben Fowke earned a total compensation of $12,147,768 as Chairman, President and CEO at Xcel Energy.

Fowke received $7,125,029 in stock awards, which accounts for 58.65% of total compensation.

Fowke also received $830,215 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2,883,400 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,250,000 in salary and $59,124 in other compensation.

Ben Fowke's Pay$12,147,768
Median Employee's Pay$108,946
Pay Ratio112 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Ben Fowke was $12,147,768 and for the median employee at Xcel Energy was $108,946. The resulting ratio of Ben Fowke's pay to the pay of median employee was 112 to one.

2017

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,854,922
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,016,563
Salary$1,250,000
Stock Awards$6,500,012
Other$54,902
Total$12,676,399

In 2017, Ben Fowke earned a total compensation of $12,676,399 as Chairman, President and CEO at Xcel Energy.

Fowke received $6,500,012 in stock awards, which accounts for 51.28% of total compensation.

Fowke also received $2,854,922 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2,016,563 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,250,000 in salary and $54,902 in other compensation.

2016

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,638,417
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,828,800
Salary$1,200,000
Stock Awards$5,800,001
Other$52,902
Total$11,520,120

In 2016, Ben Fowke earned a total compensation of $11,520,120 as Chairman, President and CEO at Xcel Energy.

Fowke received $5,800,001 in stock awards, which accounts for 50.35% of total compensation.

Fowke also received $2,638,417 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,828,800 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,200,000 in salary and $52,902 in other compensation.

2015

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$830,969
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,224,275
Salary$1,200,000
Stock Awards$6,123,614
Other$54,312
Total$9,433,170

In 2015, Ben Fowke earned a total compensation of $9,433,170 as Chairman, President and CEO at Xcel Energy.

Fowke received $6,123,614 in stock awards, which accounts for 64.92% of total compensation.

Fowke also received $830,969 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,224,275 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,200,000 in salary and $54,312 in other compensation.

2014

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$4,187,624
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,512,236
Salary$1,200,000
Stock Awards$5,893,803
Other$76,814
Total$12,870,477

In 2014, Ben Fowke earned a total compensation of $12,870,477 as Chairman, President and CEO at Xcel Energy.

Fowke received $5,893,803 in stock awards, which accounts for 45.79% of total compensation.

Fowke also received $4,187,624 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,512,236 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,200,000 in salary and $76,814 in other compensation.

2013

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$3,870,519
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,690,500
Salary$1,150,000
Stock Awards$8,959,525
Other$73,018
Total$15,743,562

In 2013, Ben Fowke earned a total compensation of $15,743,562 as Chairman, President and CEO at Xcel Energy.

Fowke received $8,959,525 in stock awards, which accounts for 56.91% of total compensation.

Fowke also received $3,870,519 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,690,500 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,150,000 in salary and $73,018 in other compensation.

2012

Bonus$350,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$4,154,682
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,650,000
Salary$1,100,000
Stock Awards$3,641,207
Other$69,897
Total$10,965,786

In 2012, Ben Fowke earned a total compensation of $10,965,786 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Xcel Energy.

Fowke received $4,154,682 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, which accounts for 37.89% of total compensation.

Fowke also received $350,000 in bonus, $1,650,000 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,100,000 in salary, $3,641,207 in stock awards and $69,897 in other compensation.