William C. Carstanjen

Churchill Downs

Chief Executive Officer

Overview

William C. Carstanjen made an average of $5.6M in compensation at Churchill Downs from 2006 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $21.1M as Chief Executive Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking84 out of 8,301
Percentile99.0%

William C. Carstanjen's 2018 compensation ranked 84th out of 8,301 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 99.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 8
Percentile87.5%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2018 pay ranked 1st out of 8 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 87.5% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,000,000
Salary$1,276,154
Stock Awards$16,827,946
Other$16,269
Total$21,120,369

Carstanjen received $16.8M in stock awards, which accounts for 79.68% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.3M in salary and $16.3K in other compensation.

2017

In 2017, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $7.4M as Chief Executive Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking970 out of 13,165
Percentile92.6%

William C. Carstanjen's 2017 compensation ranked 970th out of 13,165 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 92.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 10
Percentile90.0%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2017 pay ranked 1st out of 10 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 90.0% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,250,000
Salary$1,023,077
Stock Awards$4,157,013
Other$17,102
Total$7,447,192

Carstanjen received $4.2M in stock awards, which accounts for 55.82% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $2.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary and $17.1K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $5.5M as Chief Executive Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking1,380 out of 13,853
Percentile90.0%

William C. Carstanjen's 2016 compensation ranked 1,380th out of 13,853 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 90.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 8
Percentile87.5%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2016 pay ranked 1st out of 8 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 87.5% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,330,000
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$3,112,923
Other$14,338
Total$5,457,261

Carstanjen received $3.1M in stock awards, which accounts for 57.04% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $1.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary and $14.3K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $8.6M as Chief Executive Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking689 out of 13,574
Percentile94.9%

William C. Carstanjen's 2015 compensation ranked 689th out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 94.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 8
Percentile87.5%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2015 pay ranked 1st out of 8 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 87.5% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,300,000
Salary$726,000
Stock Awards$6,547,309
Other$14,012
Total$8,587,321

Carstanjen received $6.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 76.24% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $1.3M in non-equity incentive plan, $726K in salary and $14K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $1.3M as Chief Executive Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking6,441 out of 12,876
Percentile50.0%

William C. Carstanjen's 2014 compensation ranked 6,441st out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 50.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking5 out of 8
Percentile37.5%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2014 pay ranked 5th out of 8 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 37.5% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$750,000
Salary$511,539
Other$19,435
Total$1,280,974

Carstanjen received $750K in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 58.55% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $511.5K in salary and $19.4K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $9.9M as Chief Executive Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking415 out of 11,965
Percentile96.5%

William C. Carstanjen's 2013 compensation ranked 415th out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 96.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 8
Percentile87.5%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2013 pay ranked 1st out of 8 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 87.5% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$530,000
Salary$476,539
Stock Awards$8,843,525
Other$22,150
Total$9,872,213

Carstanjen received $8.8M in stock awards, which accounts for 89.58% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $530K in non-equity incentive plan, $476.5K in salary and $22.2K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $2.6M as Chief Executive Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking2,643 out of 10,949
Percentile75.9%

William C. Carstanjen's 2012 compensation ranked 2,643rd out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 75.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 8
Percentile87.5%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2012 pay ranked 1st out of 8 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 87.5% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$500,000
Salary$465,000
Stock Awards$1,625,000
Other$21,605
Total$2,611,605

Carstanjen received $1.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 62.22% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $500K in non-equity incentive plan, $465K in salary and $21.6K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $2.6M as President and Chief Operating Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking2,439 out of 10,035
Percentile75.7%

William C. Carstanjen's 2011 compensation ranked 2,439th out of 10,035 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 75.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 8
Percentile87.5%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2011 pay ranked 1st out of 8 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 87.5% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$525,000
Salary$452,000
Stock Awards$1,596,300
Other$21,708
Total$2,595,008

Carstanjen received $1.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 61.51% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $525K in non-equity incentive plan, $452K in salary and $21.7K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $741.5K as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking4,677 out of 7,730
Percentile39.5%

William C. Carstanjen's 2008 compensation ranked 4,677th out of 7,730 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 39.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking2 out of 5
Percentile60.0%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2008 pay ranked 2nd out of 5 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 60.0% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$285,658
Salary$337,077
Stock Awards$87,890
Other$30,869
Total$741,494

Carstanjen received $337.1K in salary, which accounts for 45.46% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $285.7K in non-equity incentive plan, $87.9K in stock awards and $30.9K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $672.4K as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking4,409 out of 6,983
Percentile36.9%

William C. Carstanjen's 2007 compensation ranked 4,409th out of 6,983 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 36.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking2 out of 5
Percentile60.0%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2007 pay ranked 2nd out of 5 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 60.0% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$245,000
Salary$320,000
Stock Awards$87,890
Other$19,554
Total$672,444

Carstanjen received $320K in salary, which accounts for 47.59% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $245K in non-equity incentive plan, $87.9K in stock awards and $19.6K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, William C. Carstanjen earned a total compensation of $733K as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Churchill Downs.

Ranking3,014 out of 5,364
Percentile43.8%

William C. Carstanjen's 2006 compensation ranked 3,014th out of 5,364 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 43.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryServices-racing, including track operation
Ranking1 out of 3
Percentile66.7%

In the industry of services-racing, including track operation, William C. Carstanjen's 2006 pay ranked 1st out of 3 executive pay records tracked by us.

William C. Carstanjen earned more than 66.7% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$247,680
Salary$320,000
Stock Awards$87,890
Other$77,381
Total$732,951

Carstanjen received $320K in salary, which accounts for 43.66% of total compensation.

Carstanjen also received $247.7K in non-equity incentive plan, $87.9K in stock awards and $77.4K in other compensation.