Larry Ellison, Oracle CEO
Ellison is back on top of the pay rankings with a package valued at $96.2 million. The bulk of Ellison's compensation -- option awards valued $90.7 million -- is equity based. He also received a $3.9 million bonus and a token $1 salary. On the perks front, Oracle paid $1.5 million to secure Ellison's residence. Ellison's total pay is up 24% compared to 2011, when his compensation was valued at $77.6 million. For its 2012 fiscal year, Oracle increased revenue 4% to $37.1 billion (up from $35.6 billion a year earlier). Net income increased 17% to $10 billion (up from $8.5 billion in 2011).