He's one of the last CEO's to decide whether or not he'll accept a few mill this year (or rather one of the last to be told by the board whether or not they'll toss him a bone). On the one hand, he's BANKER OF THE YEAR! And shouldn't that title come with some perks, other than the satisfaction of knowing he's the least loser-y of the losers? On other other, Bank of America did receive money from the government, and you know how Andrew Cuomo et al feel about executives of those special firms getting zilch. Plus the whole, possibly overpaying for Merrill sitch. So!
And more importantly: