Pay Governance LLC is an independent firm that serves as a trusted advisor on executive compensation matters.
Our work helps to ensure that our clients' executive rewards programs are strongly aligned with performance and
supportive of appropriate corporate governance practices.
Patrick Haggerty is a Partner in the New York office of Pay Governance. He has over eighteen years of experience working with companies on a wide range of executive compensation issues. Clients for whom Patrick serves as the Board or Management advisor include major US companies in the education, energy, healthcare, financial services, medical devices, and pharmaceutical industries. His experience extends to working with public and private companies as well as assisting companies with transactions such as acquisitions, spin-offs, and IPOs.
Prior to joining Pay Governance, Patrick was a senior consultant in Towers Watson's executive compensation practice.
Patrick has been published in leading journals and newspapers, including the Directors & Boards and Agenda. He also wrote the chapter "Risk-Based Executive Compensation Valuation" in Modeling Risk by Dr. Johnathan Mun.
Patrick earned a Master of Science degree in economics at the University of South Carolina and an MBA with a concentration in human resources at Georgia State University.
The Ethical Boardroom recently printed an article written by Pat Haggerty, Partner in our New York Office. To be redirected to the Ethical Boardroom Magazine, you may click here. Please feel free to comment by clicking here.
A new Equilar report featuring commentary from Pay Governance and Donnelley Financial Solutions analyzes the compensation discussion and analysis (CD&A) section of S&P 100 proxy statements over the last five years. With the average CD&A reaching nearly 10,000 words, the report revealed key strategies in how companies design and communicate pay practices by using alternative pay graphs, checklists and other visualizations that help draw investors to the most important information.
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Matt Quarles has joined the firm as a Partner. In this role, Quarles is responsible for working with clients across industries on a wide range of executive compensation issues. He will be based in Los Angeles and has nearly 20 years experience in the executive compensation consulting industry.
Pay Energy®, a new proprietary assessment tool developed by Pay Governance
Pay Energy®, a new proprietary assessment tool developed by Pay Governance LLC, helps companies consider the “drive, discipline and speed” inherent in current programs and in alternative designs that may be evaluated.
“The fundamental philosophy of executive compensation is to ‘attract, retain and motivate’ a talented management team. So it’s concerning when you hear incentive awards are just put in desk drawers until plans mature,” said Pay Governance managing partner John England.