Top executives at the largest MSO are pulling down pay packages of up to $4.5M, according to an analysis by MJBiz.
- Top earners in 2020 were Cresco Labs‘ Charlie Bachtell, Jushi‘s James Cacioppo, Columbia Care‘s Nicholas Vita, Acreage Holdings‘ Peter Caldini and Ryan Lissack, formerly of MedMen.
- All of their companies reported a net loss for 2020.
- Some CEOs of Canadian companies made even more.
- (MSO Curaleaf has not yet reported its compensation figures.)
Also in MJBiz, some California brands are bypassing retailers to sell straight to consumers (DTC).