High-earning arts executives
Many of America’s highest-compensated art executives earned into the millions in 2011, according to their organizations’ most recent federal tax returns.
The Los Angeles Times compiled their earnings from 2011-12 nonprofit tax returns.
Reynold Levy, Lincoln Center
Deborah Borda, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Peter Gelb, Metropolitan Opera
Michael Kaiser, Kennedy Center
Stephen Rountree, Los Angeles Music Center
Plácido Domingo, Los Angeles Opera *Domingo’s earnings include pay as a performer and for executive duties as L.A. Opera’s general director.