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Top U.S. CEOs have billions awaiting them in retirement

The largest 100 CEO retirement funds are equal to the retirement account savings of 41 per cent of U.S. families, or more than 116 million people, according to a new study. More than half of Fortune 500 CEOs receive a company-sponsored pension, and nearly three quarters have tax-deferred compensation accounts, the Center for Effective Government and Institute for Policy Studies found. The largest 100 retirement funds were worth a combined $4.9-billion (U.S.) at the end of 2014.

10 largest CEO retirement funds

CEO in 2014CorporationTotal retirement assetsMonthly retirement cheque
David C. NovakYUM Brands$234,210,564 $1,318,605
Richard B. HandlerLeucadia National$201,349,976 $1,133,600
David M. CoteHoneywell$168,434,646 $948,287
Glenn M. RenwickProgressive$150,313,667 $846,266
John H. HammergrenMcKesson$145,513,853 $819,243
Larry J. MerloCVS Health$126,953,058 $714,746
Michael F. NeidorffCentene$110,078,703 $619,743
Brian L. RobertsComcast$96,641,079 $544,089
John StrangfeldPrudential Financial$85,134,431 $479,307
John D. FinneganChubb$83,191,909 $468,370

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