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Morgan Stanley Cuts CEO Gorman’s Pay 10% to $31.5 Million (1)

Jan. 20, 2023, 9:50 PM

Morgan Stanley cut Chief Executive Officer James Gorman’s compensation by 10% to $31.5 million for 2022, a year in which profit tumbled and the shares sank.

James Gorman
Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

The package includes $1.5 million in salary and a $7.5 million cash bonus, the firm said in a filing Friday. The vast majority is in the form of $22.5 million in equity-linked awards, which pay out in shares.

The bank considered Gorman’s “outstanding individual performance, including his leadership of the firm’s strategy, core values and culture, and the firm’s solid financial performance,” it said. But, “in a challenging economic and market environment, ...