Peter Chingos

Peter Chingos Senior Partner

Areas of Expertise

  • Broad Industry Experience
  • Pay and Performance Alignment
  • S&P 500 companies

Peter T. Chingos, is the senior founding partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) and a nationally recognized executive compensation consultant. He has consulted with CEOs, boards of directors, and numerous company managements in all major industries on a wide range of executive compensation and human resources issues. Peter is based in New York.

Peter was actively involved in landmark research focusing on the relationships between executive pay and company performance, particularly pay practices in high-performing companies. Peter received WorldatWork’s Keystone Award to recognize his contribution to the compensation profession. Peter has a BA in Psychology from St. Francis College and an MS in Accounting from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Present Responsibilities

Peter T. Chingos, is the senior founding partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) and a nationally recognized executive compensation consultant. He has consulted with CEOs, boards of directors, and numerous company managements in all major industries on a wide range of executive compensation and human resources issues. Peter was actively involved in landmark research focusing on the relationships between executive pay and company performance, particularly pay practices in high-performing companies. Peter received WorldatWork’s Keystone Award to recognize his contribution to the compensation profession.

Experience

Peter has over 30 years of experience in designing innovative executive compensation programs. Prior to founding CAP in 2009, Peter led Mercer’s Executive Compensation Consulting Practice. Peter joined Mercer through the acquisition of KPMG’s Executive Compensation Consulting Practice, where he was the senior partner. He has been a consultant to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Internal Revenue Service on a variety of regulatory issues related to executive compensation. He has also taught executive compensation courses in WorldatWork’s certification program.

Awards

In 1998, Peter was awarded WorldatWork’s Keystone Award for his many outstanding contributions to the compensation profession.

Publications and Speeches

Peter is widely published. He is editor of "Responsible Executive Compensation for a New Era of Accountability" (John Wiley) and "Paying for Performance: A Guide to Compensation Management" (John Wiley). He has contributed chapters to numerous publications on the subjects of CEO pay, employee stock compensation, incentives, and executive compensation issues in a restructuring. He also co-authored “Executive Pay and Company Performance,” a study of high-performing companies sponsored by WorldatWork. Peter has been quoted in over 50 publications, including Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He is also a frequent public speaker. Peter was a member of WorldatWork’s Executive Compensation Council and Technical Advisory Team. He also served on the Advisory Board of the NASPP.

Education

Peter has a BA in Psychology from St. Francis College and an MS in Accounting from the Stern School of Business at New York University.