Goldman raises CEO Blankfein's pay by 9 pct

March 23 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein's total compensation was about $22 million in 2017, compared with 20.2 million a year earlier.

Chief Operating Officer David Solomon's total compensation for 2017 was $16.4 million, the bank said in a filing. (Reporting by Diptendu Lahiri in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)