EXHIBIT 10.17 BASE SALARIES OF NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF HAVERTY FURNITURE COMPANIES, INC. The following table sets forth the 2005 annual base salary levels of Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.'s named executive officers for the 2005 proxy statement (as defined in Item 402(a)(3) of Regulation S-K):
NAME POSITION BASE SALARY - ---- -------- ----------- Clarence H. Ridley Chairman $ 410,000 Clarence H. Smith President and Chief Executive Officer 420,000 Dennis L. Fink Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer 320,000 M. Tony Wilkerson Senior Vice President, Marketing 260,000 Rawson Haverty, Jr. Senior Vice President, Real Estate 210,000