25. Steven H. Temares, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
2014 Compensation: $19,116,040
Overpaid By: $6,814,442*
After joining the company in 1992, Temares was named chief executive of Bed Bath & Beyond in 2003. Shares of the company have fallen about 9 percent over the last five years, and the As You Sow report flags the company for sustainability concerns coupled with high pay, among a number of other issues.
*All figures for CEO compensation and overpayments are from the As You Know report “The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs,” released Feb. 17, 2016.