Steven A. Kandarian

MetLife

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

Steven A. Kandarian made an average of $11M in compensation at MetLife from 2008 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $17.4M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at MetLife.

Ranking194 out of 10,821
Percentile98.2%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2018 compensation ranked 194th out of 10,821 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Kandarian earned more than 98.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking1 out of 62
Percentile98.4%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 1st out of 62 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Kandarian earned more than 98.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$584,814
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$5,500,000
Option Awards$1,291,076
Salary$1,550,000
Stock Awards$8,209,525
Other$291,330
Total$17,426,745

Kandarian received $8.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 47.11% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $584.8K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $5.5M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.3M in option awards, $1.6M in salary and $291.3K in other compensation.

Steven A. Kandarian's Pay$17,426,745
Median Employee's Pay$73,464
Pay Ratio237 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Steven A. Kandarian was $17,426,745 and for the median employee at MetLife was $73,464. The resulting ratio of Steven A. Kandarian's pay to the pay of median employee was 237 to one.

2017

In 2017, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $14.7M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at MetLife.

Ranking283 out of 13,725
Percentile97.9%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2017 compensation ranked 283rd out of 13,725 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Kandarian earned more than 97.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking2 out of 79
Percentile97.5%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 2nd out of 79 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Kandarian earned more than 97.5% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$670,763
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,000,000
Option Awards$2,078,380
Salary$1,550,000
Stock Awards$7,103,183
Other$324,395
Total$14,726,721

Kandarian received $7.1M in stock awards, which accounts for 48.23% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $670.8K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.1M in option awards, $1.6M in salary and $324.4K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $15.3M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at MetLife.

Ranking231 out of 14,026
Percentile98.4%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2016 compensation ranked 231st out of 14,026 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking1 out of 81
Percentile98.8%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 1st out of 81 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$705,651
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$4,000,000
Option Awards$1,897,550
Salary$1,525,000
Stock Awards$6,874,761
Other$278,977
Total$15,281,939

Kandarian received $6.9M in stock awards, which accounts for 44.99% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $705.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.9M in option awards, $1.5M in salary and $279K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $14.6M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at MetLife.

Ranking189 out of 12,019
Percentile98.4%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2013 compensation ranked 189th out of 12,019 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking1 out of 54
Percentile98.1%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 1st out of 54 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Kandarian earned more than 98.1% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$578,929
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$5,000,000
Option Awards$1,729,089
Salary$1,212,500
Stock Awards$5,854,539
Other$239,281
Total$14,614,338

Kandarian received $5.9M in stock awards, which accounts for 40.06% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $578.9K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $5M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.7M in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $239.3K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $13.7M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at MetLife.

Ranking218 out of 11,074
Percentile98.0%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2012 compensation ranked 218th out of 11,074 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Kandarian earned more than 98.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking1 out of 52
Percentile98.1%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 1st out of 52 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Kandarian earned more than 98.1% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$431,984
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$4,200,000
Option Awards$3,760,313
Salary$1,066,667
Stock Awards$3,897,031
Other$313,016
Total$13,669,011

Kandarian received $4.2M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 30.73% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $432K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.8M in option awards, $1.1M in salary, $3.9M in stock awards and $313K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $10.6M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at MetLife.

Ranking327 out of 10,193
Percentile96.8%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2011 compensation ranked 327th out of 10,193 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking2 out of 45
Percentile95.6%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 2nd out of 45 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Kandarian earned more than 95.6% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,000,000
Option Awards$3,343,800
Salary$879,167
Stock Awards$3,285,950
Other$121,695
Total$10,630,612

Kandarian received $3.3M in option awards, which accounts for 31.45% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $3M in non-equity incentive plan, $879.2K in salary, $3.3M in stock awards and $121.7K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $4.2M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer and former Chief Investment Officer at MetLife.

Ranking1,278 out of 9,681
Percentile86.8%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2010 compensation ranked 1,278th out of 9,681 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Kandarian earned more than 86.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking11 out of 42
Percentile73.8%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 11th out of 42 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Kandarian earned more than 73.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$197,136
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,500,000
Option Awards$896,000
Salary$625,000
Stock Awards$870,480
Other$69,000
Total$4,157,616

Kandarian received $1.5M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 36.08% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $197.1K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $896K in option awards, $625K in salary, $870.5K in stock awards and $69K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $5.4M as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer and former Chief Investment Officer at MetLife.

Ranking607 out of 8,941
Percentile93.2%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2009 compensation ranked 607th out of 8,941 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Kandarian earned more than 93.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking6 out of 44
Percentile86.4%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 6th out of 44 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Kandarian earned more than 86.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$173,487
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,100,000
Option Awards$1,519,200
Salary$583,333
Stock Awards$1,987,200
Other$77,100
Total$5,440,320

Kandarian received $2M in stock awards, which accounts for 36.53% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $173.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.5M in option awards, $583.3K in salary and $77.1K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Steven A. Kandarian earned a total compensation of $3.4M as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at MetLife.

Ranking1,259 out of 8,016
Percentile84.3%

Steven A. Kandarian's 2008 compensation ranked 1,259th out of 8,016 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Kandarian earned more than 84.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupLife Insurance
Ranking9 out of 29
Percentile69.0%

In the industry group of Life Insurance, Kandarian's pay ranked 9th out of 29 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Kandarian earned more than 69.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$213,112
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,000,000
Option Awards$771,255
Salary$531,250
Stock Awards$840,275
Other$93,297
Total$3,449,189

Kandarian received $1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 28.99% of total compensation.

Kandarian also received $213.1K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $771.3K in option awards, $531.3K in salary, $840.3K in stock awards and $93.3K in other compensation.