Comcast paid CEO Roberts nearly $30M in total compensation in 2012

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Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) CEO Brian Roberts received $29.1 million in total compensation last year, an increase of about $2.2 million compared to his compensation package in 2011, the MSO disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

While Roberts' compensation increased, it wasn't as high as the $31.1 million in total compensation that he received in 2010. His pay package included a salary of $2.8 million, which was the same salary that he earned in 2011 and 2010, Comcast said in its annual proxy statement.

Steve Burke, a Comcast EVP and CEO of its NBCUniversal division, received $26.3 million in total compensation in 2012. Burke's compensation increased from the $23.7 million he received in 2011, and it included a salary of $2.2 million.

CFO Michael Angelakis was the third highest-paid employee last year, receiving $23.2 million in total compensation, including a salary of $2.21 million. His compensation package increased from the $21.9 million he received in 2011. Comcast Cable CEO Neil Smit received a compensation package of $18.3 million, including a salary of $1.5 million.

Comcast paid EVP and top lobbyist David Cohen $15.9 million in total compensation, including a salary of $1.34 million, the MSO said. Cohen's total compensation package, including stock awards, increased by about $800,000, but his salary remained the same as 2011 and 2010.

 For more:
- see the proxy statement

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