Johnson & Johnson, Aetna CEOs land among the 46 top-earning execs

Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky is the highest paid CEO in New Jersey, and Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini is the highest paid in Connecticut, according to a study by Equilar and the Associated Press.

The study analyzed the total compensation of the highest paid CEO at public companies in 46 states. Executives included in the study had been with a company for at least two years and were at companies that filed a proxy between Jan. 1 and April 30.

Here are the highest paid CEOs:

1. First Data (Georgia), Frank J. Bisignano: $102,210,396.00
2. Live Nation Entertainment (California), Michael Rapino: $70,615,760.00
3. CBS (New York), Leslie Moonves: $68,375,015.00
4. Liberty Media & Qurate Retail Group (Colorado), Gregory B. Maffei: $67,622,019.00
5. TransDigm Group (Ohio), W. Nicholas Howley: $61,023,102.00
6. TripAdvisor (Massachusetts), Stephen Kaufer: $43,160,584.00
7. Discovery Communications (Maryland), David M. Zaslav: $42,247,984.00
8. Wynn Resorts (Nevada), Stephen A. Wynn: $34,522,695.00
9. Comcast (Pennsylvania), Brian L. Roberts: $32,520,224.00
10. Roper Technologies (Florida), Brian D. Jellison: $29,158,675.00
11. AT&T (Texas), Randall L. Stephenson: $25,614,625.00
12. Centene (Missouri), Michael F. Neidorff: $25,259,468.00
13. Ventas (Illinois), Debra A. Cafaro: $25,254,607.00
14. T-Mobile US (Washington), John J. Legere: $23,631,206.00
15. Johnson & Johnson (New Jersey), Alex Gorsky: $22,995,564.00
16. Walmart (Arkansas), C. Douglas McMillon: $22,791,276.00
17. Ameriprise Financial (Minnesota), James M. Cracchiolo: $22,433,422.00
18. General Motors (Michigan), Mary T. Barra: $21,905,256.00
19. Bank of America (North Carolina), Brian T. Moynihan: $21,355,481.00
20. General Dynamics (Virginia), Phebe N. Novakovic: $21,200,768.00
21. Aetna (Connecticut), Mark T. Bertolini: $18,702,992.00
22. Tempur Sealy International (Kentucky), Scott L. Thompson: $18,021,396.00
23. Freeport-McMoRan (Arizona), Richard C. Adkerson: $16,194,102.00
24. Incyte (Delaware), Hervé Hoppenot: $16,087,031.00
25. Chesapeake Energy (Oklahoma), Robert D. Lawler: $14,903,906.00
26. Danaher (Washington, D.C.), Thomas P. Joyce: $14,779,478.00
27. CenturyLink (Louisiana), Glen F. Post, III: $14,319,617.00
28. Eastman Chemical (Tennessee), Mark J. Costa: $14,040,802.00
29. Cummins (Indiana), N. Thomas Linebarger: $13,151,465.00
30. Textron (Rhode Island), Scott C. Donnelly: $13,148,547.00
31. ManpowerGroup (Wisconsin), Jonas Prising: $11,987,873.00
32. Union Pacific (Nebraska), Lance M. Fritz: $11,303,088.00
33. WEX (Maine), Melissa D. Smith: $10,847,606.00
34. Regions Financial (Alabama), O. B. Grayson Hall, Jr.: $9,438,642.00
35. Principal Financial Group (Iowa), Daniel J. Houston: $9,406,128.00
36. Domtar (South Carolina), John D. Williams: $7,030,262.00
37. Sanderson Farms (Mississippi), Joe F. Sanderson, Jr.: $6,640,211.00
38. Lithia Motors (Oregon), Bryan B. DeBoer: $5,878,631.00
39. Hawaiian Electric Industries (Hawaii), Constance H. Lau: $5,381,983.00
40. PNM Resources (New Mexico), Patricia K. Collawn: $4,425,922.00
41. Boise Cascade (Idaho), Thomas K. Corrick: $4,102,673.00
42. Euronet Worldwide (Kansas), Michael J. Brown: $3,860,972.00
43. MDU Resources Group (North Dakota), David L. Goodin: $3,727,609.00
44. Black Hills (South Dakota), David R. Emery: $3,408,005.00
45. Zions (Utah), Harris H. Simmons: $3,240,180.00
46. PC Connection (New Hampshire), Timothy McGrath: $1,648,275.00

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