Comcast’s Brian Roberts, NBCU’s Steve Burke Each Receive $31 Mil in 2013

Comcast Corp. boss Brian Roberts and NBCUniversal chief Steve Burke both took home a little more than $31 million in compensation last year.

According to a proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Roberts earned $31.36 million last year, up from $29.1 million in 2012. Most of that came in bonus money ($9.2 million), stock awards ($5.2 million) and option awards ($5.3 million).

Burke was close behind his boss at $31.1 million, up from $26.3 million in 2012. The pay package included $7.8 million in bonus coin, $6.8 million in stock awards and $5.2 million in “other” compensation.

Three other top Comcast execs saw pay decreases compared to 2012.

Comcast CFO Michael Angelakis took home $19.1 million, down from $23 million. Neil Smit, head of the cable operations division, received $17.4 million, down from $18.2 million. Executive VP David Cohen, the public policy chief who is working overtime this year to secure federal approval of Comcast’s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, brought in $13.9 million, down from $15.8 million.

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