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"Fortune" magazine says the top three highest paid businesswomen in the U.S. are from the San Francisco Bay area. 

Safra Catz, the chief financial officer Oracle, tops the magazine's annual list with 43-million dollars in compensation.  Second is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who made 36-million dollars last year.  Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is third at around 26-million dollars. 

Wellington Denahan of Annaly Capital Management and Victoria's Secret CEO Sharen Turney round out the top five.