Synovus Financial CEO Kessel Stelling's 2018 pay slips 2% to $5.9M

Synovus Financial reports 2018 executive compensation

Published: March 12, 2019

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 $2.4M, a 1% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Synovus Financial

Kessel D. Stelling, Chief Executive Officer, received $5.9M in total, which decreased by 2% compared to 2017. 43.05% of Stelling's compensation, or $2.5M, was in stock awards. Stelling also received $1.9M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.1M in salary, as well as $365.1K in other compensation.

Kevin S. Blair, Chief Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $2.2M, which is about the same as previous year. 45.11% of the compensation package, or $1M, was in stock awards.

Allen J. Gula, Jr, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Retired, earned $1.4M in 2018, which is about the same as previous year.

J. Barton Singleton, Executive Vice President and President, Financial Management Services, received $1.3M in 2018, which increases by 18% compared to 2017.

Mark G. Holladay, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, earned $1.2M in 2018.