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You Have To See The Massive Salaries Of Private Equity's Richest Founders

Here are 9 private equity managers who work at 4 of Wall Street's largest firms. The first 3 managers work for Apollo Global Management. The next 3 work for Carlyle Group, and the final 3 work for Blackstone and KKR. It's astonishing to see how much money each of them made in 2013.

Leon Black, the founder of Apollo, earned $546.3 million. Stephen Schwarzman, the founder of Blackstone, took home $465.4 million. Meanwhile co-founders and managers like Daniel D'Aniello and William Conway each earned more than $200 million.

It's flat out remarkable how rich one can get in America. And that statement can be cherished or criticized depending upon your personal philosophical outlook: