A closer look reveals that it wasn’t only REIT chief executive officers who rode the apartment tailwind in 2011 all the way to the bank. Many of the REIT chief financial officers also saw a boost in compensation last year thanks to the red hot apartment market. So today we’ll take a look at how their compensation was affected by the growing demand for rentals. Total compensation includes base salary, incentives, stock awards, and all other compensation due, so there can be some drastic swings from year to year. Take a look at how things shaped up personally for the men in charge of these REITs’ financial well being: