Joseph L. Hooley
2012 compensation: $15.6 million
2011 compensation: $16.1 million
State Street is one of the state’s largest employers, with 12,000 workers here. The city last year gave the company a $11.5 million tax break to build new offices in the Innovation District along the South Boston Waterfront.
Hooley also had a car and driver, a perk worth $27,852, and received $9,336 for personal and home security. Both are benefits typical of major Wall Street firms, which say they are ’re necessary to keep top executives safe.