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The Bloomberg Pay Index, a ranking of the best-compensated U.S. executives for 2016, by Anders Melin:

  1. Marc Lore, CEO, U.S. e-commerce, Wal-Mart Stores, $237 million
  2. Tim Cook, CEO, Apple, $150 million
  3. John Weinberg, executive chairman, Evercore Partners, $124 million
  4. Sundar Pichai, CEO, GoogleAlphabet, $107 million
  5. Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla, $99,744,920
  6. Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM, $97 million
  7. Mitch Garber, CEO, Caesars Acquisition, $91 million
  8. Philippe Dauman, former CEO, Viacom, $88 million
  9. Leslie Moonves, CEO, CBS, $84 million
  10. Mario Gabelli, CEO, Gamco Investors, $76 million

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