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NBCUniversal CEO’s Paycheck Grows to $46.5 Million

NBCUniversal’s Chief Executive Steve Burke took home $46.5 million last year, slightly more than the $46 million in 2017, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. Burke earned 30 percent more than his boss Brian Roberts, chairman of parent company Comcast Corp. Roberts made $32.5 million last year. Burke also earned more than Robert Iger, chief executive of Burbank-based Walt Disney Co., who made $36.3 million. Base salary for Burke totaled $2.88 million. He received $15.3 million in stock options, $5.3 million in stock, $8.5 million in incentive bonuses and $10.1 in deferred retirement compensation. NBCUniversal is headquartered in New York, but has extensive operations and a theme park in Universal City. Parent Comcast Corp. is based in Philadelphia.

Joel Russel
Joel Russel
Joel Russell joined the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2006 as a reporter. He transferred to sister publication San Fernando Valley Business Journal in 2012 as managing editor. Since he assumed the position of editor in 2015, the Business Journal has been recognized four times as the best small-circulation tabloid business publication in the country by the Alliance of Area Business Publishers. Previously, he worked as senior editor at Hispanic Business magazine and editor of Business Mexico.

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