Despite the similar size and strategies of New Orleans rivals Hibernia Corp. and First Commerce Corp., their chief executive officers received vastly different compensation last year.

The annual bonus of Hibernia CEO Stephen A. Hansel was cut nearly in half last year, and he got no raise in base pay. Meanwhile First Commerce CEO Ian Arnof raked in a big raise and his bonus more than doubled.

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