Larry Coss

 

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: controversial founder and chairman of Green Tree Financial Corp. who had built his multibillion-dollar company into the largest financier of mobile homes in the 1980's and 1990's, but who faced notoriety as the nation's highest-paid CEO in the mid-1990's after he made about $65 million in 1995 and was paid more than $100 million in cash and stock in 1996 before he returned some of the money after his board of directors under shareholder pressure altered his bonus formula.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: November 5, 1938

 

Died: May 18, 2014

 

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota