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The Envy List: Top Paid Former Association CEOs

Continuing with our preview of National Journal's biennial salary survey, here's the list of the 25 top paid former CEOs: 

  • Billy Tauzin -- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America -- $11,578,956
  • Sol Pelavin -- American Institutes for Research -- $3,375,808
  • Tracy Mullin -- National Retail Federation -- $3,103,837
  • Kyle McSlarrow -- National Cable and Telecommunications Association -- $2,827,211
  • James C. May -- Airlines for America -- $2,605,927
  • Edward L. Yingling -- American Bankers Association -- $2,328,167
  • Steven R. Specker -- Electric Power Research Institute -- $2,261,665
  • Robert D. Somerville -- American Bureau of Shipping -- $2,172,298
  • David N. Parker -- American Gas Association -- $2,105,309
  • Dave McCurdy -- Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers -- $1,934,748
  • Frank Keating -- American Council of Life Insurers -- $1,868,229
  • John J. Castellani -- Business Roundtable -- $1,819,059
  • Myles N. Brand -- National Collegiate Athletic Association -- $1,765,755
  • Mitch Bainwol -- Recording Industry Association of America -- $1,752,213
  • Daniel A. Mica -- Credit Union National Association (CUNA) -- $1,676,308
  • John Prater -- Air Line Pilots Association -- $1,466,550
  • John Engler -- National Association of Manufacturers -- $1,437,207
  • Laurence O'Neil -- Society for Human Resource Management -- $1,223,316
  • John M. Damgard -- Futures Industry Association -- $1,203,863
  • Daniel Glickman -- Motion Picture Association of America -- $1,108,216
  • Bob Pisano -- Motion Picture Association of America -- $1,088,280
  • Conrad Voldstad -- International Swaps and Derivatives Assocation -- $1,019,494
  • Michael D. Maves -- American Medical Association -- $1,014,869
  • John J. Healy -- National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors -- $978,677
  • Bruce Yarwood -- American Health Care Association -- $978,048
Total compensation includes deferred compensation, benefits and bonuses.
All figures are based on the most recent IRS filings. 

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