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Governor Charlie Baker’s Salary – How Much Does He Earn?

Governor Charlie Baker's Salary - How Much Does He Earn?

In this article, we would cover an estimate of how much Governor Charlie Baker’s Salary is and how much he earns. Charlie is an American businessman and politician born in Elmira, New York, Charlie Baker was raised in Needham, Massachusetts. He is currently in service as the 72nd governor of Massachusetts since January 8, 2015, and also is a former cabinet official.

Baker served as the secretary of Health and Human Services in 1991 under Governor Bill Weld. In 1992, Baker served as the secretary of Administration and Finance under Weld and Governor Paul Cellucci. 

Baker served as the CEO of Vanguard Medical Associates for three years and then stepped down to run for the 2009 governorship. He won the primaries but lost the general election to the Democratic incumbent, Deval Patrick. 

Personal life 

Baker is married to Lauren Baker. The couple tied the knot in 1987 in a beautiful wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family. 

The couple are blessed with two sons, A.J. and Charlie Baker, and also one daughter by the name Caroline Baker.

 Charlie Baker’s Salary

Gov. Charlie Baker was cashing in big in 2019, taking a 67 percent boost in compensation — including a $65,000 “housing allowance” even though he lives in a $1.1 million mansion in Swampscott.

Net worth 

The estimated Net Worth of Charles E Baker is at least $30.9 Million dollars as of 9 August 2021. 

Mr. Baker owns over 9,800 units of Ball stock worth over $16,767,823 and over the last 12 years he sold BLL stock worth over $12,083,754. In addition, he makes $2,065,960 as Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at Ball.

Mr. Baker’s BLL stock SEC Form 4 insiders trading

Charles has made over 38 trades of the Ball stock since 2010, according to the Form 4 filled with the SEC. Most recently he exercised 9,800 units of BLL stock worth $225,106 on 9 August 2021.

The largest trade he’s ever made was exercising 96,400 units of Ball stock on 12 February 2018 worth over $1,931,856. On average, Charles has traded about 5,814 units every 34 days since 2010. As of 9 August 2021 he still owns at least 179,335 units of Ball stock.

What does Ball do?

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 21,500 people worldwide and reported 2020 net sales of $11.8 billion

Baker’s total compensation skyrocketed from $151,800 to $250,000 — starting Jan. 1, 2019 according to the governor’s office and has remained the same ever since. That’s quite a New Year’s present for a governor who has previously expressed disdain for big taxpayer-funded salary hikes. 

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