Dunson K. Cheng

Cathay General Bancorp

Executive Chairman of Bancorp and Cathay Bank

Overview

Dunson K. Cheng made an average of $2.7M in compensation at Cathay General Bancorp from 2006 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $2.2M as Executive Chairman of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking3,382 out of 8,301
Percentile59.3%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2018 compensation ranked 3,382nd out of 8,301 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 59.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking149 out of 776
Percentile80.8%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 149th out of 776 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Cheng earned more than 80.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$26,173
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$745,600
Salary$800,000
Stock Awards$598,850
Other$26,102
Total$2,196,725

Cheng received $800K in salary, which accounts for 36.42% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $26.2K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $745.6K in non-equity incentive plan, $598.9K in stock awards and $26.1K in other compensation.

Dunson K. Cheng's Pay$2,196,725
Median Employee's Pay$57,215
Pay Ratio38 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Dunson K. Cheng was $2,196,725 and for the median employee at Cathay General Bancorp was $57,215. The resulting ratio of Dunson K. Cheng's pay to the pay of median employee was 38 to one.

2017

In 2017, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $2.6M as Executive Chairman of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking3,953 out of 13,165
Percentile70.0%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2017 compensation ranked 3,953rd out of 13,165 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 70.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking144 out of 1,030
Percentile86.0%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 144th out of 1,030 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Cheng earned more than 86.0% of executives in this group.

Bonus$200,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$24,890
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,026,400
Salary$800,000
Stock Awards$499,961
Other$25,197
Total$2,576,448

Cheng received $1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 39.84% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $200K in bonus, $24.9K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $800K in salary, $500K in stock awards and $25.2K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $3.2M as Executive Chairman of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking2,931 out of 13,853
Percentile78.8%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2016 compensation ranked 2,931st out of 13,853 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 78.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking97 out of 1,068
Percentile90.9%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 97th out of 1,068 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Cheng earned more than 90.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$23,670
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,300,000
Salary$953,846
Stock Awards$874,914
Other$24,461
Total$3,176,891

Cheng received $1.3M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 40.92% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $23.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $953.8K in salary, $874.9K in stock awards and $24.5K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $3.8M as Executive Chairman of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking2,293 out of 13,574
Percentile83.1%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2015 compensation ranked 2,293rd out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 83.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking84 out of 1,024
Percentile91.8%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 84th out of 1,024 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Cheng earned more than 91.8% of executives in this group.

Bonus$100,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$22,510
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,493,000
Salary$1,003,846
Stock Awards$1,190,960
Other$21,909
Total$3,832,225

Cheng received $1.5M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 38.96% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $100K in bonus, $22.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1M in salary, $1.2M in stock awards and $21.9K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $3.3M as Executive Chairman of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking2,669 out of 12,876
Percentile79.3%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2014 compensation ranked 2,669th out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 79.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking95 out of 993
Percentile90.4%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 95th out of 993 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Cheng earned more than 90.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$19,079
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,080,000
Salary$1,003,846
Stock Awards$1,199,966
Other$17,561
Total$3,320,452

Cheng received $1.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 36.14% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $19.1K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary and $17.6K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $4.2M as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking1,622 out of 11,965
Percentile86.4%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2013 compensation ranked 1,622nd out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 86.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking60 out of 930
Percentile93.5%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 60th out of 930 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Cheng earned more than 93.5% of executives in this group.

Bonus$300,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$15,980
Salary$1,848,846
Stock Awards$1,999,975
Other$17,235
Total$4,182,036

Cheng received $2M in stock awards, which accounts for 47.82% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $300K in bonus, $16K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.8M in salary and $17.2K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $2.4M as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking2,924 out of 10,949
Percentile73.3%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2012 compensation ranked 2,924th out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 73.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking106 out of 884
Percentile88.0%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 106th out of 884 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Cheng earned more than 88.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$14,909
Salary$1,565,000
Stock Awards$782,485
Other$6,250
Total$2,368,644

Cheng received $1.6M in salary, which accounts for 66.07% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $14.9K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $782.5K in stock awards and $6.3K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $1.5M as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking4,007 out of 10,035
Percentile60.1%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2011 compensation ranked 4,007th out of 10,035 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 60.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking142 out of 853
Percentile83.4%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 142nd out of 853 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Cheng earned more than 83.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$13,909
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$499,991
Other$6,125
Total$1,520,025

Cheng received $1M in salary, which accounts for 65.79% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $13.9K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $500K in stock awards and $6.1K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $1M as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking4,925 out of 9,477
Percentile48.0%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2010 compensation ranked 4,925th out of 9,477 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 48.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking177 out of 829
Percentile78.6%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 177th out of 829 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Cheng earned more than 78.6% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$12,977
Salary$1,000,000
Other$6,125
Total$1,019,102

Cheng received $1M in salary, which accounts for 98.13% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $13K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings and $6.1K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $1M as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking4,032 out of 8,703
Percentile53.7%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2009 compensation ranked 4,032nd out of 8,703 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 53.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking137 out of 773
Percentile82.3%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 137th out of 773 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Cheng earned more than 82.3% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$12,107
Salary$1,000,000
Other$12,250
Total$1,024,357

Cheng received $1M in salary, which accounts for 97.62% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $12.1K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings and $12.3K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $2.8M as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking1,537 out of 7,730
Percentile80.1%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2008 compensation ranked 1,537th out of 7,730 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 80.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking79 out of 715
Percentile89.0%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 79th out of 715 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Cheng earned more than 89.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$11,295
Option Awards$1,730,293
Salary$990,250
Other$39,194
Total$2,771,032

Cheng received $1.7M in option awards, which accounts for 62.44% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $11.3K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $990.3K in salary and $39.2K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $2.5M as Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking1,598 out of 6,983
Percentile77.1%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2007 compensation ranked 1,598th out of 6,983 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 77.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking80 out of 665
Percentile88.0%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 80th out of 665 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Cheng earned more than 88.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$10,538
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$821,560
Salary$951,750
Stock Awards$693,200
Other$21,434
Total$2,498,482

Cheng received $951.8K in salary, which accounts for 38.09% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $10.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $821.6K in non-equity incentive plan, $693.2K in stock awards and $21.4K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, Dunson K. Cheng earned a total compensation of $4.7M as Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Cathay Bank at Cathay General Bancorp.

Ranking548 out of 5,364
Percentile89.8%

Dunson K. Cheng's 2006 compensation ranked 548th out of 5,364 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Cheng earned more than 89.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCommercial Banks
Ranking53 out of 681
Percentile92.2%

In the industry group of Commercial Banks, Cheng's pay ranked 53rd out of 681 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

Cheng earned more than 92.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$9,831
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$864,800
Option Awards$2,521,179
Salary$907,000
Stock Awards$340,300
Other$11,000
Total$4,654,110

Cheng received $2.5M in option awards, which accounts for 54.17% of total compensation.

Cheng also received $9.8K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $864.8K in non-equity incentive plan, $907K in salary, $340.3K in stock awards and $11K in other compensation.