Synovus Financial reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Kessel D. Stelling receives $5.9M

Synovus Financial reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 12, 2019.

In 2018, five executives at Synovus Financial received on average a compensation package of $2,383,432, a 1% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Synovus Financial

Kessel D. Stelling, Chief Executive Officer, received $5,868,210 in total, which decreased by 2% compared to 2017. 43.05% of Stelling's compensation, or $2,526,069, was in stock awards. Stelling also received $1,852,000 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,125,000 in salary, as well as $365,141 in other compensation.

Kevin S. Blair, Chief Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $2,239,958, which is about the same as previous year. 45.11% of the compensation package, or $1,010,466, was in stock awards.

Allen J. Gula, Jr, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Retired, earned $1,377,880 in 2018, which is about the same as previous year.

J. Barton Singleton, Executive Vice President and President, Financial Management Services, received $1,266,207 in 2018, which increases by 18% compared to 2017.

Mark G. Holladay, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, earned $1,164,906 in 2018.