BB&T CEO Kelly King was given $11.7 million in total compensation in 2012, an increase of 56.9 percent from the year before, the bank reported Tuesday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
King's total compensation includes stock awards. In 2011, the figure was $7.45 million.
His base salary for 2012 increased 1.9 percent to $979,813. In 2011, his base salary was $960,688.
Other top executives for the Winston-Salem-based bank also saw larger compensation in 2012 from the year before:
- Christopher Henson, chief operating officer, was given a 5.4 percent increase to his base salary, which rose to $639,750 from $606,750. His total compensation climbed to $5.03 million from $3.6 million, an increase of 39.7 percent.
- Ricky Brown, community banking president, saw his base salary rise to $639,750 from $606,750, an increase of 5.4 percent. His total compensation rose to $5.5 million from $3.9 million, an increase of 41 percent.
- Clarke Starnes, chief risk officer, had a base salary of $539,375, up 6.7 percent from $505,625. His total compensation increased 41 percent, to $4.16 million from $2.95 million.
- Daryl Bible, chief financial officer, saw his base salary increase 6.7 percent, to $539,375 from $505,625. His total compensation was $3.18 million, up 33.6 percent from $2.38 million.