Edward L. Yingling, American Bankers Association
Yingling, the former president and CEO of the American Bankers Association (ABA), made $1.25 million in 2010 when he held the post. The ABA reported revenue of $80.6 million that year, according to the ERI Economic Research Institute. The ABA represents banks of all sizes and advocates on behalf of the nation's banking industry. The ABA was founded in 1875.