Liberty Media CEO Gregory Maffei's 2019 pay jumps 119% to $44.0M

Liberty Media reports 2019 executive compensation

By ExecPay News

Published: April 13, 2020

Liberty Media reported fiscal year 2019 executive compensation information on April 13, 2020.
In 2019, seven executives at Liberty Media received on average a compensation package of $8M, a 34% increase compared to previous year.
Average pay of disclosed executives at Liberty Media
Gregory B. Maffei, Chief Executive Officer, received $44M in total, which increased by 119% compared to 2018. 63.12% of Maffei's compensation, or $27.8M, was in option awards. Maffei also received $2.2M in bonus, $380.3K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $8.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.2M in salary, $3.6M in stock awards, as well as $497.3K in other compensation.
For fiscal year 2019, the median employee pay was $93,055 at Liberty Media. Therefore, the ratio of Gregory B. Maffei's pay to the median employee pay was 473 to one.
Renee L. Wilm, Chief Legal Officer, received a compensation package of $2.9M. 73.97% of the compensation package, or $2.2M, was in option awards.
Albert E. Rosenthaler, Chief Corporate Development Officer, earned $2.7M in 2019, a 1% increase compared to previous year.
Mark D. Carleton, Chief Financial Officer, received $2.4M in 2019, which decreases by 19% compared to 2018.
Richard N. Baer, Chief Administrative Officer, earned $1.5M in 2019, a 50% decrease compared to previous year.
John C. Malone, Chairman, received $1.4M in 2019, which increases by 27% compared to 2018.
Brian J. Wendling, Principal Financial Officer, earned $1.3M in 2019.

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Renee Wilm

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Source: SEC filing on April 13, 2020.