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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

$65.6 Million Paychec

WASHINGTON () -- The chairman of a small financial services company in St. Paul, Minnesota, may have won the title of 1995's highest paid chief executive, with a compensation package worth $65.6 million.

Lawrence M. Coss, chairman and chief executive officer of Green Tree Financial Corp., received base pay last year of $433,000. His bonus, 2.5 percent of the company's pre-tax profits, came to $65.1 million in cash and stock.