James L. Robo

NextEra Energy

Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL

Overview

James L. Robo made an average of $10.4M in compensation at NextEra Energy from 2006 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $21.4M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking79 out of 8,356
Percentile99.1%

James L. Robo's 2018 compensation ranked 79th out of 8,356 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 99.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking1 out of 82
Percentile98.8%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 1st out of 82 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Robo earned more than 98.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$854,722
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$4,480,000
Option Awards$2,624,993
Salary$1,400,000
Stock Awards$11,611,417
Other$387,610
Total$21,358,742

Robo received $11.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 54.36% of total compensation.

Robo also received $854.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4.5M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.6M in option awards, $1.4M in salary and $387.6K in other compensation.

James L. Robo's Pay$21,358,742
Median Employee's Pay$125,365
Pay Ratio170 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for James L. Robo was $21,358,742 and for the median employee at NextEra Energy was $125,365. The resulting ratio of James L. Robo's pay to the pay of median employee was 170 to one.

2017

In 2017, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $18.8M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking159 out of 13,167
Percentile98.8%

James L. Robo's 2017 compensation ranked 159th out of 13,167 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 98.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking1 out of 95
Percentile98.9%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 1st out of 95 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Robo earned more than 98.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$754,433
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$4,320,000
Option Awards$2,437,497
Salary$1,350,000
Stock Awards$9,607,113
Other$342,650
Total$18,811,693

Robo received $9.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 51.07% of total compensation.

Robo also received $754.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.4M in option awards, $1.4M in salary and $342.7K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $16.8M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking182 out of 13,853
Percentile98.7%

James L. Robo's 2016 compensation ranked 182nd out of 13,853 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 98.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking1 out of 119
Percentile99.2%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 1st out of 119 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Robo earned more than 99.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$672,321
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,732,300
Option Awards$1,156,993
Salary$1,300,000
Stock Awards$9,629,404
Other$267,753
Total$16,758,771

Robo received $9.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 57.46% of total compensation.

Robo also received $672.3K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.2M in option awards, $1.3M in salary and $267.8K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $15.3M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking222 out of 13,574
Percentile98.4%

James L. Robo's 2015 compensation ranked 222nd out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 98.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking1 out of 123
Percentile99.2%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 1st out of 123 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Robo earned more than 99.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$588,331
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,275,000
Option Awards$1,072,493
Salary$1,250,000
Stock Awards$8,822,818
Other$263,297
Total$15,271,939

Robo received $8.8M in stock awards, which accounts for 57.77% of total compensation.

Robo also received $588.3K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.1M in option awards, $1.3M in salary and $263.3K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $12.2M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking353 out of 12,876
Percentile97.3%

James L. Robo's 2014 compensation ranked 353rd out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 97.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking8 out of 137
Percentile94.2%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 8th out of 137 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Robo earned more than 94.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$480,606
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,780,528
Option Awards$825,497
Salary$1,215,000
Stock Awards$6,656,308
Other$225,357
Total$12,183,296

Robo received $6.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 54.63% of total compensation.

Robo also received $480.6K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.8M in non-equity incentive plan, $825.5K in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $225.4K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $10.4M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking382 out of 11,965
Percentile96.8%

James L. Robo's 2013 compensation ranked 382nd out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 96.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking5 out of 128
Percentile96.1%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 5th out of 128 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Robo earned more than 96.1% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$406,742
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,079,800
Option Awards$721,500
Salary$1,175,000
Stock Awards$5,825,478
Other$197,083
Total$10,405,603

Robo received $5.8M in stock awards, which accounts for 55.98% of total compensation.

Robo also received $406.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $721.5K in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $197.1K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $12.1M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking285 out of 10,949
Percentile97.4%

James L. Robo's 2012 compensation ranked 285th out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 97.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking6 out of 134
Percentile95.5%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 6th out of 134 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Robo earned more than 95.5% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$292,492
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,640,200
Option Awards$720,695
Salary$954,050
Stock Awards$8,308,904
Other$156,461
Total$12,072,802

Robo received $8.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 68.82% of total compensation.

Robo also received $292.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.6M in non-equity incentive plan, $720.7K in option awards, $954.1K in salary and $156.5K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $5.7M as Chairman, President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman and CEO of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking866 out of 10,038
Percentile91.4%

James L. Robo's 2011 compensation ranked 866th out of 10,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 91.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking23 out of 130
Percentile82.3%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 23rd out of 130 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$287,879
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,005,903
Option Awards$692,996
Salary$873,180
Stock Awards$2,681,671
Other$155,057
Total$5,696,686

Robo received $2.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 47.07% of total compensation.

Robo also received $287.9K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1M in non-equity incentive plan, $693K in option awards, $873.2K in salary and $155.1K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $5.4M as President and CEO of NextEra Energy and Chairman and CEO of FPL at NextEra Energy.

Ranking892 out of 9,480
Percentile90.6%

James L. Robo's 2010 compensation ranked 892nd out of 9,480 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 90.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking26 out of 145
Percentile82.1%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 26th out of 145 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Robo earned more than 82.1% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$235,782
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,144,282
Option Awards$659,998
Salary$831,600
Stock Awards$2,364,430
Other$138,688
Total$5,374,780

Robo received $2.4M in stock awards, which accounts for 43.99% of total compensation.

Robo also received $235.8K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $660K in option awards, $831.6K in salary and $138.7K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $5M as President and COO of FPL Group at NextEra Energy.

Ranking678 out of 8,711
Percentile92.2%

James L. Robo's 2009 compensation ranked 678th out of 8,711 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 92.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking15 out of 129
Percentile88.4%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 15th out of 129 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Robo earned more than 88.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$257,814
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$798,336
Option Awards$535,383
Salary$831,600
Stock Awards$2,389,323
Other$141,563
Total$4,954,019

Robo received $2.4M in stock awards, which accounts for 48.23% of total compensation.

Robo also received $257.8K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $798.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $535.4K in option awards, $831.6K in salary and $141.6K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $5.1M as President and COO of FPL Group at NextEra Energy.

Ranking712 out of 7,736
Percentile90.8%

James L. Robo's 2008 compensation ranked 712th out of 7,736 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 90.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking17 out of 114
Percentile85.1%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 17th out of 114 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Robo earned more than 85.1% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$200,977
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,082,592
Option Awards$517,968
Salary$756,000
Stock Awards$2,235,074
Other$273,465
Total$5,066,076

Robo received $2.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 44.12% of total compensation.

Robo also received $201K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $518K in option awards, $756K in salary and $273.5K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $4.3M as President and COO of FPL Group at NextEra Energy.

Ranking869 out of 6,993
Percentile87.6%

James L. Robo's 2007 compensation ranked 869th out of 6,993 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 87.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking18 out of 96
Percentile81.3%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 18th out of 96 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Robo earned more than 81.3% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$150,621
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$957,600
Option Awards$479,752
Salary$700,000
Stock Awards$1,815,254
Other$202,670
Total$4,305,897

Robo received $1.8M in stock awards, which accounts for 42.16% of total compensation.

Robo also received $150.6K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $957.6K in non-equity incentive plan, $479.8K in option awards, $700K in salary and $202.7K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, James L. Robo earned a total compensation of $3.1M as President and Chief Operating Officer of FPL Group at NextEra Energy.

Ranking893 out of 5,371
Percentile83.4%

James L. Robo's 2006 compensation ranked 893rd out of 5,371 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Robo earned more than 83.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupElectric Services
Ranking27 out of 92
Percentile70.7%

In the industry group of Electric Services, Robo's pay ranked 27th out of 92 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

Robo earned more than 70.7% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$117,987
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$744,700
Option Awards$296,890
Salary$551,221
Stock Awards$1,302,986
Other$118,867
Total$3,132,651

Robo received $1.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 41.59% of total compensation.

Robo also received $118K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $744.7K in non-equity incentive plan, $296.9K in option awards, $551.2K in salary and $118.9K in other compensation.