William R. Berkley

Berkley W R

Executive Chairman of the Board

Overview

William R. Berkley made an average of $17.7M in compensation at Berkley W R from 2008 to 2017.

Annual data

2017

In 2017, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $12.2M as Executive Chairman of the Board at Berkley W R.

Ranking400 out of 13,167
Percentile97.0%

William R. Berkley's 2017 compensation ranked 400th out of 13,167 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 97.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking11 out of 186
Percentile94.1%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 11th out of 186 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Berkley earned more than 94.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$7,071,000
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$3,575,015
Other$568,082
Total$12,214,097

Berkley received $7.1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 57.89% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $1M in salary, $3.6M in stock awards and $568.1K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $12.4M as Executive Chairman of the Board at Berkley W R.

Ranking335 out of 13,853
Percentile97.6%

William R. Berkley's 2016 compensation ranked 335th out of 13,853 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 97.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking2 out of 201
Percentile99.0%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 2nd out of 201 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Berkley earned more than 99.0% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$7,347,200
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$3,575,396
Other$514,354
Total$12,436,950

Berkley received $7.3M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 59.08% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $1M in salary, $3.6M in stock awards and $514.4K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $16.1M as Executive Chairman of the Board at Berkley W R.

Ranking197 out of 13,574
Percentile98.5%

William R. Berkley's 2015 compensation ranked 197th out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 98.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking4 out of 206
Percentile98.1%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 4th out of 206 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

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

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,246,400
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$5,405,798
Other$487,213
Total$16,139,411

Berkley received $9.2M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 57.29% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $1M in salary, $5.4M in stock awards and $487.2K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $17.7M as Executive Chairman of the Board at Berkley W R.

Ranking164 out of 12,876
Percentile98.7%

William R. Berkley's 2014 compensation ranked 164th out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking4 out of 210
Percentile98.1%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 4th out of 210 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

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

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$10,723,159
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$5,418,380
Other$532,255
Total$17,673,794

Berkley received $10.7M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 60.67% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $1M in salary, $5.4M in stock awards and $532.3K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $10.7M as Executive Chairman of the Board at Berkley W R.

Ranking357 out of 11,965
Percentile97.0%

William R. Berkley's 2013 compensation ranked 357th out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 97.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking9 out of 199
Percentile95.5%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 9th out of 199 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

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

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,144,701
Salary$1,000,000
Other$521,268
Total$10,665,968

Berkley received $9.1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 85.74% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $1M in salary and $521.3K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $31.3M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Berkley W R.

Ranking33 out of 10,949
Percentile99.7%

William R. Berkley's 2012 compensation ranked 33rd out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 99.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking1 out of 187
Percentile99.5%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 1st out of 187 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Berkley earned more than 99.5% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$9,219,748
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,724,393
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$9,250,000
Other$2,102,639
Total$31,296,780

Berkley received $9.7M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 31.07% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $9.2M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1M in salary, $9.3M in stock awards and $2.1M in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $15.2M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Berkley W R.

Ranking145 out of 10,038
Percentile98.6%

William R. Berkley's 2011 compensation ranked 145th out of 10,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 98.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking1 out of 186
Percentile99.5%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 1st out of 186 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Berkley earned more than 99.5% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$4,922,497
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$8,491,788
Salary$1,000,000
Other$783,852
Total$15,198,137

Berkley received $8.5M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 55.87% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $4.9M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1M in salary and $783.9K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $24.6M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Berkley W R.

Ranking44 out of 9,480
Percentile99.5%

William R. Berkley's 2010 compensation ranked 44th out of 9,480 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 99.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking1 out of 177
Percentile99.4%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 1st out of 177 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Berkley earned more than 99.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$5,906,790
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,276,506
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$7,797,000
Other$653,345
Total$24,633,641

Berkley received $9.3M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 37.66% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $5.9M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1M in salary, $7.8M in stock awards and $653.3K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $17.8M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Berkley W R.

Ranking66 out of 8,710
Percentile99.2%

William R. Berkley's 2009 compensation ranked 66th out of 8,710 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 99.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking2 out of 163
Percentile98.8%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 2nd out of 163 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

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

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$8,002,244
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$8,317,950
Salary$1,000,000
Other$489,885
Total$17,810,079

Berkley received $8.3M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 46.70% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $8M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1M in salary and $489.9K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, William R. Berkley earned a total compensation of $18.7M as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Berkley W R.

Ranking77 out of 7,735
Percentile99.0%

William R. Berkley's 2008 compensation ranked 77th out of 7,735 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Berkley earned more than 99.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupFire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance
Ranking2 out of 134
Percentile98.5%

In the industry group of Fire, Marine, And Casualty Insurance, Berkley's pay ranked 2nd out of 134 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Berkley earned more than 98.5% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$668,172
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$8,880,600
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$7,737,000
Other$390,937
Total$18,676,710

Berkley received $8.9M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 47.55% of total compensation.

Berkley also received $668.2K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1M in salary, $7.7M in stock awards and $390.9K in other compensation.