FTI releases REIT executive compensation trends

BVWireIssue #179-5
August 30, 2017

FTI Consulting Inc. reports a slight increase in 2016 REIT executive compensation levels over the previous year (5% in 2016 versus 3% in 2015), with a tighter range in pay change by executive position (2% to 7% in 2016 versus 1% to 9% in 2015). This is per the firm’s 2017 REIT Executive Compensation Trends study, which focuses on the pay practices at the nation’s largest 150 REITs. One finding of note: Total compensation decreased 0.6% among chairmen, while it increased 7.4% among general counsel, the highest increase among the seven executive categories studied.

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