Brian L. Roberts

Comcast compensation: Michael Cavanagh is highest paid CFO in the nation

Comcast compensation: Michael Cavanagh is highest paid CFO in the nation

At Comcast Corp., there's old money — and new money.

The company's longtime chairman and chief executive, Brian Roberts, collected $36.2 million in compensation in 2015, a nearly 10% increase over the previous year, according to a regulatory filing Friday. Roberts is the 56-year-old son of the late Ralph Roberts, who co-founded the company.

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But Roberts' pay was eclipsed by the company's new chief financial officer, Michael J. Cavanagh, 50, who joined the cable giant in May.

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