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Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman's total 2019 pay falls 7% to $27 million

NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley said on Friday that its board lowered Chief Executive Officer James Gorman's total compensation for 2019 to $27 million, from $29 million in 2018, according to regulatory filings.

Gorman's compensation is comprised of four parts: a base salary of $1.5 million; a cash bonus of $6.375 million; a deferred equity award of $6.375 million; and a performance-vested equity award of $12.75 million.

The board again required that 75% of Gorman's incentive compensation be deferred over three years subject to a claw-back, and for all of that compensation to be paid in the form of equity in the company. (Reporting by Elizabeth Dilts Marshall Editing by Leslie Adler)