MEMBERSHIP IN clubs and deferred compensation are the perquisites most often given to bank chief executive officers, according to a recent survey.

Conducted by executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles for the American Banker, the survey was mailed to CEOs at the nation's top 300 commercial banks. Responses were received from 24 CEOs; the average asset size of their banks was $11 billion. Although the small sample makes it difficult to draw statistically valid conclusions, compensation consultants generally agree with the survey findings.

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