Gary Steele

Proofpoint

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Overview

Gary Steele made an average of $11.8M in compensation at Proofpoint from 2011 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $64.7M as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Proofpoint.

Ranking14 out of 10,778
Percentile99.9%

Gary Steele's 2018 compensation ranked 14th out of 10,778 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Steele earned more than 99.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking6 out of 649
Percentile99.1%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 6th out of 649 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Steele earned more than 99.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$753,514
Salary$496,875
Stock Awards$63,477,494
Other$2,413
Total$64,730,296

Steele received $63.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 98.06% of total compensation.

Steele also received $753.5K in non-equity incentive plan, $496.9K in salary and $2.4K in other compensation.

Gary Steele's Pay$64,730,296
Median Employee's Pay$138,666
Pay Ratio467 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Gary Steele was $64,730,296 and for the median employee at Proofpoint was $138,666. The resulting ratio of Gary Steele's pay to the pay of median employee was 467 to one.

2017

In 2017, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $6.5M as Chief Executive Officer at Proofpoint.

Ranking1,232 out of 13,701
Percentile91.0%

Gary Steele's 2017 compensation ranked 1,232nd out of 13,701 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Steele earned more than 91.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking108 out of 839
Percentile87.1%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 108th out of 839 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Steele earned more than 87.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$523,115
Salary$472,917
Stock Awards$5,525,550
Other$625
Total$6,522,207

Steele received $5.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 84.72% of total compensation.

Steele also received $523.1K in non-equity incentive plan, $472.9K in salary and $625 in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $5.1M as Chief Executive Officer at Proofpoint.

Ranking1,567 out of 14,021
Percentile88.8%

Gary Steele's 2016 compensation ranked 1,567th out of 14,021 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Steele earned more than 88.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking110 out of 802
Percentile86.3%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 110th out of 802 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Steele earned more than 86.3% of executives in this group.

Option Awards$1,474,213
Salary$450,000
Stock Awards$3,165,447
Other$342
Total$5,090,002

Steele received $3.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 62.19% of total compensation.

Steele also received $1.5M in option awards, $450K in salary and $342 in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $7.9M as President and Chief Executive Officer at Proofpoint.

Ranking805 out of 13,575
Percentile94.1%

Gary Steele's 2015 compensation ranked 805th out of 13,575 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Steele earned more than 94.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking44 out of 683
Percentile93.6%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 44th out of 683 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Steele earned more than 93.6% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,818,410
Option Awards$9
Salary$450,000
Stock Awards$4,621,099
Other$325
Total$7,889,834

Steele received $4.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 58.57% of total compensation.

Steele also received $2.8M in non-equity incentive plan, $9 in option awards, $450K in salary and $325 in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $5.9M as President and Chief Executive Officer at Proofpoint.

Ranking1,241 out of 12,903
Percentile90.4%

Gary Steele's 2014 compensation ranked 1,241st out of 12,903 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Steele earned more than 90.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking75 out of 667
Percentile88.8%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 75th out of 667 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Steele earned more than 88.8% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$496,575
Option Awards$2,387,124
Salary$450,000
Stock Awards$2,518,200
Other$300
Total$5,852,199

Steele received $2.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 43.03% of total compensation.

Steele also received $496.6K in non-equity incentive plan, $2.4M in option awards, $450K in salary and $300 in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $2.2M as President and Chief Executive Officer at Proofpoint.

Ranking3,607 out of 12,011
Percentile70.0%

Gary Steele's 2013 compensation ranked 3,607th out of 12,011 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking201 out of 609
Percentile67.0%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 201st out of 609 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Steele earned more than 67.0% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$344,442
Option Awards$1,374,732
Salary$441,250
Other$300
Total$2,160,724

Steele received $1.4M in option awards, which accounts for 63.62% of total compensation.

Steele also received $344.4K in non-equity incentive plan, $441.3K in salary and $300 in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $1.2M as President and Chief Executive Officer at Proofpoint.

Ranking5,397 out of 11,069
Percentile51.2%

Gary Steele's 2012 compensation ranked 5,397th out of 11,069 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Steele earned more than 51.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking281 out of 559
Percentile49.7%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 281st out of 559 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Steele earned more than 49.7% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$240,779
Option Awards$555,325
Salary$377,500
Total$1,173,604

Steele received $555.3K in option awards, which accounts for 47.32% of total compensation.

Steele also received $240.8K in non-equity incentive plan and $377.5K in salary.

2011

In 2011, Gary Steele earned a total compensation of $800.3K as President and Chief Executive Officer at Proofpoint.

Ranking6,262 out of 10,182
Percentile38.5%

Gary Steele's 2011 compensation ranked 6,262nd out of 10,182 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Steele earned more than 38.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupComputer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
Ranking286 out of 470
Percentile39.1%

In the industry group of Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services, Steele's pay ranked 286th out of 470 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Steele earned more than 39.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$149,756
Option Awards$308,900
Salary$341,667
Total$800,323

Steele received $341.7K in salary, which accounts for 42.69% of total compensation.

Steele also received $149.8K in non-equity incentive plan and $308.9K in option awards.