Edward S. Knight

Nasdaq

EVP and Global Chief Legal and Policy Officer

Overview

Edward S. Knight received an average compensation of $2,865,236 at Nasdaq from 2007 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,410,325
Salary$535,577
Stock Awards$1,490,007
Other$16,500
Total$3,452,409

In 2018, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $3,452,409 as EVP and Global Chief Legal and Policy Officer at Nasdaq.

Knight received $1,490,007 in stock awards, which accounts for 43.16% of total compensation.

Knight also received $1,410,325 in non-equity incentive plan, $535,577 in salary and $16,500 in other compensation.

Edward S. Knight's Pay$3,452,409
Median Employee's Pay$111,155
Pay Ratio31 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Edward S. Knight was $3,452,409 and for the median employee at Nasdaq was $111,155. The resulting ratio of Edward S. Knight's pay to the pay of median employee was 31 to one.

2017

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$46,835
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$960,000
Salary$500,000
Stock Awards$1,291,906
Other$22,025
Total$2,820,766

In 2017, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2,820,766 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Knight received $1,291,906 in stock awards, which accounts for 45.80% of total compensation.

Knight also received $46,835 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $960,000 in non-equity incentive plan, $500,000 in salary and $22,025 in other compensation.

2011

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$274,403
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,155,000
Option Awards$180,012
Salary$500,000
Stock Awards$1,220,013
Other$57,725
Total$3,387,153

In 2011, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $3,387,153 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Knight received $1,220,013 in stock awards, which accounts for 36.02% of total compensation.

Knight also received $274,403 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,155,000 in non-equity incentive plan, $180,012 in option awards, $500,000 in salary and $57,725 in other compensation.

2010

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$347,552
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$971,400
Option Awards$140,000
Salary$475,000
Stock Awards$559,992
Other$45,480
Total$2,539,424

In 2010, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2,539,424 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Knight received $971,400 in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 38.25% of total compensation.

Knight also received $347,552 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $140,000 in option awards, $475,000 in salary, $559,992 in stock awards and $45,480 in other compensation.

2009

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$543,689
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,094,700
Salary$493,269
Stock Awards$1,065,500
Other$50,335
Total$3,247,493

In 2009, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $3,247,493 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Knight received $1,094,700 in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 33.71% of total compensation.

Knight also received $543,689 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $493,269 in salary, $1,065,500 in stock awards and $50,335 in other compensation.

2008

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,101,125
Option Awards$325,004
Salary$472,885
Stock Awards$325,007
Other$51,982
Total$2,276,003

In 2008, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2,276,003 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Knight received $1,101,125 in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 48.38% of total compensation.

Knight also received $325,004 in option awards, $472,885 in salary, $325,007 in stock awards and $51,982 in other compensation.

2007

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$256,696
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$950,000
Option Awards$324,996
Salary$425,000
Stock Awards$325,012
Other$51,700
Total$2,333,404

In 2007, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2,333,404 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Knight received $950,000 in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 40.71% of total compensation.

Knight also received $256,696 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $324,996 in option awards, $425,000 in salary, $325,012 in stock awards and $51,700 in other compensation.