• AIG CEO Martin Sullivan received $25.4 million, including $322,000 for private use of corporate aircraft, $153,000 for car and parking, $160,000 for home security and $41,000 for financial planning.
• Former Lehman CEO Richard Fuld got $187 million.
• O'Neal of Merrill Lynch received $66 million, including $357,000 for car services and personal use of aircraft in 2007.
• Prince of Citigroup made $42 million, including $180,000 for corporate aircraft, ground transportation and security services.
• Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein made $76.2 million, including $233,000 for car and driver services and $61,000 for financial and benefits counseling services.
Still, while its unclear how much — if any — impact the financial crisis will have on overall executive compensation, it's probable that the luster of golden parachutes will be dulled, experts say.
"There's a lot of room to downsize the exit pay for executives," says Reda. "They don't need that much money to find their next jobs, or to figure out what they want to do with their lives."