Michael R. Marino

Managing Director

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New York, NY
P: 212.299.3598

Mike Marino consults to organizations on all aspects of executive compensation strategy and design, including tax, accounting, and securities law implications, as well as matters of corporate governance. He joined the firm in 2009, having previously been a senior consultant at Watson Wyatt and, prior to that, an associate at Merrill Lynch.

Mike has over 19 years of combined corporate and consulting experience. He has extensive experience working with board compensation committees and generally attends or participates in over 80 committee and/or board meetings annually. A frequent writer and speaker on emerging issues in the field, Mike has consulted with a diverse group of clients ranging from large industrial, financial and service-based companies to small public and private companies. In addition, Mike works with many private equity firms and their portfolio companies across a variety of industries.

Mike serves on the advisory board for the National Association of CorporateDirectors (NACD) New Jersey Chapter and serves on an advisory board for William Paterson University.

Relevant Experience

  • Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Home Building
  • REITs
  • Retail
  • Restaurants
  • Technology
  • Transactions – IPO & Mergers
  • Performance Measurement, Selection and Goal Setting
  • Compensation Risk Analysis
  • CEO Succession Planning
  • Employment Agreements
  • Incentive Program Design
  • Equity Plan Design and Support
  • Executive Compensation Governance
  • Investor Outreach
  • Economic Profit Programs
  • Severance Policy Design
  • Board of Director Compensation

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Event | May 26, 2017

Private and Public Company Pay Practices
By Michael R. Marino, Metin Aksoy

Event | November 17, 2016
Summit, NJ

What You Don't Know About Executive Compensation Can Hurt You!
By Michael R. Marino, Managing Director
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Event | November 1, 2015

The Pay Ratio Rule-Preparing for Compliance
By Michael R. Marino, Bindu M. Culas

Event | August 11, 2015
New York, NY

Getting Ready for Compliance: Sampling & Other Data Issues
By Michael R. Marino, Managing Director


Article | November 15, 2015
The Pay Ratio Rule - Preparing for Compliance
By Bindu M. Culas, Michael R. Marino
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Alert | August 13, 2015
SEC Finalizes CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
By Michael R. Marino, Samantha Nussbaum, Cimi Silverberg
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Research Report | November 1, 2011
2011 Aggregate Share-Based Compensation Report
By Michael R. Marino, Metin Aksoy
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Alert | February 25, 2010
SEC and RiskMetrics Group Seek Greater Explanation of Compensation Risk Assessments in 2010 Proxy Statements
By Michael R. Marino, James E. Kim
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