Found February 16, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
You can safely assume the the large figure which Roger Goodell pulled in for 2012 will be talked argued about for a while moving forward. The NFL commissioner raked in $29.49 million in 2012 with $22.3 million of that being a bonus and base pay was around $3.1 million. NFL owners nearly tripled the commissioner’s compensation in the 2011 tax year. Goodell had earned $11.6 million in 2010. It should also be noted that the NFL is setup as a non-profit organization, figure that one out. “Unlike most CEO’s of major companies, who are compensated with stock options, the NFL does not provide that,” said Marc Ganis, the president of SportsCorp, which does consulting work with the NFL. “So a performance-based bonus is another way of compensation.” According to Sports Business Daily: For the year beginning April 1, 2011, and ending March 31, 2012, Goodell was paid $29,490,000, which included $3,117,000 in base pay, $22,309,000 in bonus and incentive compensation, and most of the rest in...
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