The CFOs of Viacom, Verizon Communications and Jarden earned the biggest salaries last year out of 25 finance chiefs ranked by Crain's New York Business and research firm Equilar. Viacom's Thomas Dooley was the top earner by far, with total compensation of more than $26 million, including $10 million in stock, in 2009. Meanwhile, Verizon's John Killian and Jarden's Ian G.H. Ashken raked in about $9.5 million each.
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