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What was your pay raise last year? You’ll be astounded by what these CEOS make

Susan DeVore,President and CEO, Premier,Inc she was named 2014 CharlotteBusiness Woman of the Year speaks to the audience during a luncheon and awards ceremony held at Queens University ,Morrison Hall on Monday March 09, 2015.
Susan DeVore,President and CEO, Premier,Inc she was named 2014 CharlotteBusiness Woman of the Year speaks to the audience during a luncheon and awards ceremony held at Queens University ,Morrison Hall on Monday March 09, 2015.

The Charlotte Observer has compiled a list of the top paid CEOs of publicly traded companies in North Carolina.

See which Charlotte-area CEOs landed in the top 20 and what they raked in during 2014:

SusanDevore
#1 on the list … Susan DeVore

Company: Premier (healthcare improvement)

Salary: $24.9 million

Pay raise from 2013: +231.5%

Say what? Huge hike because of stock and option awards. BTW, DeVore is a local success story: Graduated from South Meck, then UNCC and now runs Premier out of Ballantyne. AND, this is the first time a woman has topped this list.

BrianMoynihan
#3 on the list … Brian Moynihan

Company: Bank of America

Salary: $14.6 million

Pay raise from 2013: +11%

RobertNiblock
#4 on the list … Robert Niblock

Company: Lowe’s Cos.

Salary: $14.3 million

Pay raise from 2013: -23.7%

JeromePeribere
#6 on the list … Jerome Peribere

Company: Sealed Air Corp. (makes bubble wrap)

Salary: $11.9 million

Pay raise from 2013: +44.1%



ChrisKearney
#7 on the list … Chris Kearney

Company: SPX Corp. (industrial equipment manufacturer)

Salary: $11.6 million

Pay raise from 2013: +38%

JohnFerriola
#12 on the list … John Ferriola

Company: Nucor Corp. (steel manufacturer)

Salary: $8.9 million

Pay raise from 2013: +9.8%

LynnGood2
#13 on the list … Lynn Good

Company: Duke Energy

Salary: $7.9 million

Pay raise from 2013: +24.4%

David Roberts
#14 on the list … David Roberts

Company: Carlisle Cos. (diversified manufacturer)

Salary: $7.5 million

Pay raise from 2013: +7.2%

jamesferland
#16 on the list … James Ferland

Company: The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (generator manufacturer)

Salary: $6.8 million

Pay raise from 2013: +30.9%

frankharrison
#19 on the list … Frank Harrison III

Company: Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Salary: $6.3 million

Pay raise from 2013: +20.3%

Photos from The Charlotte Observer

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