25 Top Paid South Florida Executives in 2007

Executive Name

  • Steve Odland
  • Lewis Hay III
  • Charles Fabrikant
  • Scott Scherr
  • Micky Arison
  • James E. O'Connor
  • Richard D. Fain
  • Bradley I. Meier
  • Howard S. Frank
  • Marc D. Scherr
  • Sean P. Downes
  • Howard M. Lorber
  • Bruce E. Gross
  • Ilia Lekach
  • Mark B. Templeton
  • John W. Chidsey
  • Robert H. Dickinson
  • Roy Krause
  • Alfred R. Camner
  • Gregory T. Swienton
  • Pier Luigi Foschi
  • Bennett S. LeBow
  • James L. Robo
  • Peter G. Ratcliffe
  • Michael J. Short

Position Title

  • Chairman and CEO
  • Chairman and CEO
  • Chairman, Pres. and CEO
  • Chairman, Pres. and CEO
  • Chairman and CEO
  • Chairman and CEO
  • Chairman and CEO
  • President and CEO
  • Vice Chairman and COO
  • Vice Chairman and COO
  • COO
  • President and CEO
  • CFO
  • Chairman and CEO
  • President and CEO
  • CEO
  • Former Division President, CEO
  • CEO
  • Chairman and CEO
  • Chairman, President and CEO
  • Chairman and CEO
  • Executive Chairman
  • COO and Division President
  • Division President
  • CFO

Company

  • Office Depot
  • FPL Group
  • Seacor Holdings
  • Ultimate Software Group
  • Carnival
  • Republic Services
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • Universal Insurance Holdings
  • Carnival
  • Ultimate Software Group
  • Universal Insurance Holdings
  • Vector Group
  • Lennar
  • Parlux Fragrances
  • Citrix Systems
  • Burger King Holdings
  • Carnival
  • Spherion
  • BankUnited Financial
  • Ryder System
  • Carnival
  • Vector Group
  • FPL Group
  • Carnival
  • AutoNation

Total Compensation

  • $17.83 million
  • $10.39 million
  • $9.54 million
  • $8.32 million
  • $7.24 million
  • $6.96 million
  • $6.87 million
  • $6.73 million
  • $6.43 million
  • $6.08 million
  • $6.06 million
  • $6.00 million
  • $5.68 million
  • $5.55 million
  • $4.99 million
  • $4.66 million
  • $4.61 million
  • $4.54 million
  • $4.49 million
  • $4.38 million
  • $4.29 million
  • $4.25 million
  • $4.16 million
  • $4.14 million
  • $4.10 million

Highest Salary

$3,950,000

Bennett S. LeBow

Chairman and CEO, Vector Group

Smallest Salary

$104,166

Peter G. Dorneau

CEO, Ocean Bio-Chem

Biggest Raise

$208,476 (71.5%)

Earned $500,000

M. Mehdi Ghomeshi

Chairman, President and CEO, Great Florida Bank

Biggest Drop in Salary

$140,684 (22.4%)

Earned $487,988

John "Jack" E. Abdo

Vice-Chairman and President, Levitt Corp

Biggest Bonus

$4,000,000

Charles Fabricant

Chairman, President and CEO, Seacor Holdings

Biggest Drop in Bonus

$4,713,200

Received no bonus in 2007

Stuart A. Miller

President and CEO, Lennar

Biggest Stock Option Award

$16,309,610

Steve Odland

Chairman and CEO, Office Depot