Joe Sorrentino

Managing Director

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New York, NY
P: 212.299.3659

Joe Sorrentino joined the firm in 2018 and has over 20 years of executive compensation consulting experience.  His client assignments have been with both public and privately held companies in industries including: chemicals, consumer products, financial services, health care, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, real estate/REITS and utilities. His consulting engagements often focus on the development of executive compensation strategy, design of annual and long-term incentive programs, and ISS equity plan modeling, compensation and governance policies.

Joe serves as the independent advisor to Compensation Committees and works in a supporting consultant role on many of the firm’s large and more complex clients.

Joe is a frequent author and speaker on issues related to executive compensation.  He has spoken at numerous conferences including those held by the Conference Board, the Global Equity Organization, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, WorldatWork, and other related trade and educational organizations.

Previously, Joe was employed as an executive compensation consultant with Steven Hall & Partners and Pearl Meyer & Partners.

Relevant Experience

  • Compensation Committee Advisor
  • Corporate Governance
  • Director Compensation
  • Executive Compensation Accounting & Tax Issues
  • Executive Compensation Benchmarking
  • Executive Compensation Strategy
  • Equity Incentives
  • Incentive Plan Design
  • Performance Measurement
  • Private Companies/Pre-IPO
  • Shareholder Voting Guidelines
  • Strategic Incentives
  • Total Compensation Reviews
  • Transaction Issues (IPO, Merger, Spin-off)

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Event | May 1, 2024
Research Triangle Park, NC

Panel Discussion: Compensation Trends
By Joe Sorrentino, Managing Director
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Event | March 16, 2022
Raleigh, NC

Executive Compensation for Private Companies
By Michael R. Marino, Joe Sorrentino
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Event | February 24, 2022
Summit, New Jersey

Compensation Roundtable for Compensation Comittee Members - By Invitation Only
By Michael R. Marino, Joe Sorrentino
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Event | March 14, 2019

The New CEO Pay Ratio Rule: Developments and Updates in 2018
By Joe Sorrentino, Managing Director


Blog | January 3, 2023
ISS Releases 2023 Proxy Voting Guidelines and Compensation FAQs
By Joe Sorrentino, Managing Director
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Article | July 31, 2022
Executive Compensation: Insight on companies' governance
By Corporate Secretary with Thought Leadership By Joe Sorrentino
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Blog | December 10, 2021
ISS and Glass Lewis Issue Updates to 2022 Policy Guidelines
By Joe Sorrentino, Managing Director
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Research Report | January 26, 2021
Retaining the C-Suite After CEO Turnover
By Marco Pizzitola, Joe Sorrentino
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