His 10-year, $23 million salary package was the largest any anchor had ever received.
Private companies had to delay their initial public offerings, making them less able to offer rich salary packages.
The board insisted he take over negotiations of salary packages over $300,000.
The number rose to more than 200 when the center included restricted stock awards in the salary packages.
Anderson received an $800,000 signing bonus and a three-year salary package worth $2.28 million.
Soon they were known as "10-hazari pulice" due to their initial salary package.
The total cost of the salary package is about $7.2 million for all 3,600 workers at the agency.
These would include measures to introduce make salary packages more transparent, he said.
New York may also have to alter its salary package.
Her salary package of $300,000 a year is the highest ever for a women's coach.