By admin on December 15, 2010
Kris B. MamulaReporter- Pittsburgh Business Times
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center President and CEO Jeffrey Romoff is the highest-paid among 22 employees at the hospital giant who make more than $1 million in total compensation, according to tax reports released May 11.
Romoff received $5.97 million in 2010, up from $3.56 million in 2009 when Romoff and other senior executives voluntarily accepted pay cuts in what the administration called a tough health care environment. In 2010, Romoff received a base of $959,210 plus $3.7 million in bonus and incentive compensation and $797,727 in retirement benefits because he turned 65.
Also receiving more than $1 million in base pay, bonuses, deferred retirement and other sources of compensation were:
- UPMC Health Plan CFO Scott Lammie, $1.015 million
- UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital President John Innocenti, $1.079 million;
- orthopedic surgeon Dr. Freddie Fu, $1.2 million;
- Dr. James Luketich, director of the Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, $2 million;
- International and Commercial Services Division President Charles Bogosta, $1.3 million;
- legal counsel Robert Cindrich, $1.69 million;
- Elizabeth Concordia, president, hospital and community services, $2.3 million;
- Sandra Danoff, senior vice president, strategic planning and special projects, $1.031 million;
- CFO Robert DeMichiei, $1.337 million; CIO Daniel Drawbaugh, $1.382 million;
- Chief of Staff David Farner, $1.3 million;
- Treasurer C. Talbot Heppenstall Jr., $1.1 million;
- UPMC Health Plan President and CEO Diane Holder, $1.684 million;
- Gregory Peaslee, human resources chief, $1.364 million;
- Dr. Marshall Webster, president, Physician Services, $1.149 million;
- neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Spiro, $1.980 million;
- neurosurgeon Ghassan Bejjani, $2.861 million;
- oncologist Dr. Stanley Marks, $1.5 million;
- orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Rodosky, $1.880 million;
- neurosurgeon Dr. Adnan Abla, $1.5 million;
- pediatric cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Victor Morell, $1.345 million.
UPMC is a $10 billion system, which employs some 55,000 people and spokeswoman Susan Manko said executives were fairly compensated for “leading one of the largest and most complex health care enterprises in the country.”
Compensation is tied to performance and quality of care, she said, and a board committee, aided by outside consultants, sets compensation rates.
Kris Mamula covers health care, insurance and employee benefits for the Pittsburgh Business Times. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-208-3825.
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