Edward S. Knight

Nasdaq

EVP and Global Chief Legal and Policy Officer

Overview

Edward S. Knight made an average of $2.9M in compensation at Nasdaq from 2007 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $3.5M as EVP and Global Chief Legal and Policy Officer at Nasdaq.

Ranking2,720 out of 10,821
Percentile74.9%

Edward S. Knight's 2018 compensation ranked 2,720th out of 10,821 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knight earned more than 74.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

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

Knight received $1.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 43.16% of total compensation.

Knight also received $1.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $535.6K in salary and $16.5K 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

In 2017, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2.8M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Ranking3,657 out of 13,725
Percentile73.4%

Edward S. Knight's 2017 compensation ranked 3,657th out of 13,725 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knight earned more than 73.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

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

Knight received $1.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 45.80% of total compensation.

Knight also received $46.8K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $960K in non-equity incentive plan, $500K in salary and $22K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $3.4M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Ranking1,773 out of 10,193
Percentile82.6%

Edward S. Knight's 2011 compensation ranked 1,773rd out of 10,193 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knight earned more than 82.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

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

Knight received $1.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 36.02% of total compensation.

Knight also received $274.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $180K in option awards, $500K in salary and $57.7K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2.5M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Ranking2,308 out of 9,681
Percentile76.2%

Edward S. Knight's 2010 compensation ranked 2,308th out of 9,681 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knight earned more than 76.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

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

Knight received $971.4K in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 38.25% of total compensation.

Knight also received $347.6K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $140K in option awards, $475K in salary, $560K in stock awards and $45.5K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $3.2M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Ranking1,311 out of 8,941
Percentile85.3%

Edward S. Knight's 2009 compensation ranked 1,311th out of 8,941 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knight earned more than 85.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

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

Knight received $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 33.71% of total compensation.

Knight also received $543.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $493.3K in salary, $1.1M in stock awards and $50.3K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2.3M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Ranking1,961 out of 8,016
Percentile75.5%

Edward S. Knight's 2008 compensation ranked 1,961st out of 8,016 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knight earned more than 75.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

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

Knight received $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 48.38% of total compensation.

Knight also received $325K in option awards, $472.9K in salary, $325K in stock awards and $52K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, Edward S. Knight earned a total compensation of $2.3M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer at Nasdaq.

Ranking1,797 out of 7,304
Percentile75.4%

Edward S. Knight's 2007 compensation ranked 1,797th out of 7,304 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Knight earned more than 75.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

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

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

Knight also received $256.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $325K in option awards, $425K in salary, $325K in stock awards and $51.7K in other compensation.