$10,409,171 | Gregory Case, chief executive and president of Aon Corp.
Stock awards: $5,737,928
Options awards: $1,139,885
Non-equity incentive pay: $1,950,000
Other pay: $81,358
Perks included in other pay: Legal fees to negotiate employment contract ($25,000), contributions to Aon savings plan ($22,350), dividend equivalents ($26,412) and executive physical ($7,576).
How the company did in 2009: Aon reported net income fell 49 percent to $747 million. Revenues were nearly flat at $7.6 billion. Aon's stock dropped in value by 14 percent during the year closing at $38.34.