Jarret Sues of FTI Consulting “Companies have been taking a deeper dive into performance goals to understand how meaningful and achievable they are,” says FTI’s Jarret Sues.

WASHINGTON, DC—REIT executive compensation increased by a slightly greater margin in 2016 than the year prior, according to FTI Consulting’s 2017 REIT Executive Compensation Trends study of pay practices at the 150 largest real estate trusts. However, while the average increase was greater—5%, compared to 3% in 2015—the range was narrower: 2% to 7% in ’16, compared with 1% to 9% in ’15.