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The Envy List Returns

April 5, 2012
Every two years, National Journal compiles the salaries and compensation of the heads of more than 500 trade associations, labor unions and interest groups with a significant Washington presence. And tomorrow, the Envy List returns. 

But tonight, the Alley is giving you a sneak peek at the most envy-inducing categories including the top paid staffers, lobbyists and former and current CEOs. For the entire list, check in with nationaljournal.com tomorrow morning or check out this week's issue of National Journal magazine. 

In the meantime, here are the 25 highest paid current executives:

  • Roger Goodell -- National Football League -- $11,554,000
  • Jack Gerard -- American Petroleum Institute -- $6,428,872
  • Thomas J. Donohue -- U.S. Chamber of Commerce -- $4,761,900
  • Scott Serota -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assn. -- $4,308,746
  • Charles H. Dallara -- Institute of Intl. Finance -- $4,148,996
  • Thomas R. Kuhn -- Edison Electric Institute -- $4,006,893
  • T. Timothy Ryan Jr. -- Securities Industry and Financial Markets Assn. -- $3,002,672
  • Pamela Bailey -- Grocery Manufacturers Assn. -- $2,850,438
  • Paul Schott Stevens -- Investment Company Institute -- $2,792,985
  • Richard G. Ketchum -- Financial Industry Regulatory Authority -- $2,609,354
  • Dawn Sweeney -- National Restaurant Assn. -- $2,606,784
  • Michael P. Kercheval -- Intl. Council of Shopping Centers -- $2,490,740
  • John Seffrin -- American Cancer Society -- $2,401,112
  • Calvin M. Dooley -- American Chemistry Council -- $2,311,499
  • Marvin S. Fertel -- Nuclear Energy Institute -- $2,057,734
  • Steven C. Anderson -- National Assn. of Chain Drug Stores -- $2,049,497
  • DeMaurice Smith -- National Football League Players Assn. -- $1,962,408*
  • Dale A. Stinton -- National Assn. of Realtors -- $1,938,726
  • Steve Bartlett -- Financial Services Roundtable -- $1,807,094
  • Richard H. Baker -- Managed Funds Assn. -- $1,788,296
  • Richard Umbdenstock -- American Hospital Assn. -- $1,755,932
  • Steve E. Sanderson -- Wildlife Conservation Society -- $1,675,327
  • Stephen L. Miller -- American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity -- $1,655,942
  • Glenn L. English -- National Rural Electric Cooperative Assn. -- $1,637,897
  • Charles N. Kahn III -- Federation of American Hospitals -- $1,636,695
*Salary is for 10 months
Total compensation includes deferred compensation, benefits, and bonuses.
All figures are based on the most recent IRS filings. 


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