James A. Squires

Norfolk Southern

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

James A. Squires received an average compensation of $6,049,701 at Norfolk Southern from 2007 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,957,616
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,833,875
Option Awards$1,087,536
Salary$1,100,000
Stock Awards$6,162,974
Other$129,984
Total$14,271,985

In 2018, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $14,271,985 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $6,162,974 in stock awards, which accounts for 43.18% of total compensation.

Squires also received $2,957,616 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2,833,875 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,087,536 in option awards, $1,100,000 in salary and $129,984 in other compensation.

James A. Squires' Pay$14,271,985
Median Employee's Pay$98,477
Pay Ratio145 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for James A. Squires was $14,271,985 and for the median employee at Norfolk Southern was $98,477. The resulting ratio of James A. Squires' pay to the pay of median employee was 145 to one.

2017

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,710,708
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,603,250
Option Awards$2,275,119
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$4,225,099
Other$122,961
Total$11,937,137

In 2017, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $11,937,137 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $4,225,099 in stock awards, which accounts for 35.39% of total compensation.

Squires also received $1,710,708 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2,603,250 in non-equity incentive plan, $2,275,119 in option awards, $1,000,000 in salary and $122,961 in other compensation.

2016

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$678,156
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$724,950
Option Awards$2,099,966
Salary$900,000
Stock Awards$3,900,209
Other$121,793
Total$8,425,074

In 2016, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $8,425,074 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $3,900,209 in stock awards, which accounts for 46.29% of total compensation.

Squires also received $678,156 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $724,950 in non-equity incentive plan, $2,099,966 in option awards, $900,000 in salary and $121,793 in other compensation.

2015

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,036,596
Option Awards$4,375,050
Salary$837,500
Stock Awards$1,625,268
Other$115,151
Total$7,989,565

In 2015, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $7,989,565 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $4,375,050 in option awards, which accounts for 54.76% of total compensation.

Squires also received $1,036,596 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $837,500 in salary, $1,625,268 in stock awards and $115,151 in other compensation.

2014

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,657,155
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$906,750
Option Awards$874,892
Salary$750,000
Stock Awards$1,626,323
Other$115,709
Total$5,930,829

In 2014, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $5,930,829 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $1,657,155 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, which accounts for 27.94% of total compensation.

Squires also received $906,750 in non-equity incentive plan, $874,892 in option awards, $750,000 in salary, $1,626,323 in stock awards and $115,709 in other compensation.

2012

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$952,248
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$483,570
Option Awards$429,120
Salary$600,000
Stock Awards$1,269,565
Other$44,755
Total$3,779,258

In 2012, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $3,779,258 as Executive Vice President Administration at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $1,269,565 in stock awards, which accounts for 33.59% of total compensation.

Squires also received $952,248 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $483,570 in non-equity incentive plan, $429,120 in option awards, $600,000 in salary and $44,755 in other compensation.

2011

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$627,771
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$434,400
Option Awards$422,940
Salary$500,000
Stock Awards$1,253,896
Other$63,676
Total$3,302,683

In 2011, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $3,302,683 as Executive Vice President Administration at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $1,253,896 in stock awards, which accounts for 37.97% of total compensation.

Squires also received $627,771 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $434,400 in non-equity incentive plan, $422,940 in option awards, $500,000 in salary and $63,676 in other compensation.

2010

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$399,285
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$388,750
Option Awards$491,310
Salary$500,000
Stock Awards$916,252
Other$52,854
Total$2,748,451

In 2010, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $2,748,451 as Executive Vice President Administration at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $916,252 in stock awards, which accounts for 33.34% of total compensation.

Squires also received $399,285 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $388,750 in non-equity incentive plan, $491,310 in option awards, $500,000 in salary and $52,854 in other compensation.

2009

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$366,028
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$187,767
Option Awards$672,660
Salary$465,000
Stock Awards$1,327,930
Other$67,188
Total$3,086,573

In 2009, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $3,086,573 as Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $1,327,930 in stock awards, which accounts for 43.02% of total compensation.

Squires also received $366,028 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $187,767 in non-equity incentive plan, $672,660 in option awards, $465,000 in salary and $67,188 in other compensation.

2008

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$183,024
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$503,513
Option Awards$656,880
Salary$435,000
Stock Awards$1,782,525
Other$40,808
Total$3,601,750

In 2008, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $3,601,750 as Executive Vice President- Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $1,782,525 in stock awards, which accounts for 49.49% of total compensation.

Squires also received $183,024 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $503,513 in non-equity incentive plan, $656,880 in option awards, $435,000 in salary and $40,808 in other compensation.

2007

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$106,261
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$202,630
Option Awards$218,020
Salary$315,000
Stock Awards$572,360
Other$59,138
Total$1,473,409

In 2007, James A. Squires earned a total compensation of $1,473,409 as Executive Vice President- Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Norfolk Southern.

Squires received $572,360 in stock awards, which accounts for 38.85% of total compensation.

Squires also received $106,261 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $202,630 in non-equity incentive plan, $218,020 in option awards, $315,000 in salary and $59,138 in other compensation.