Congress has passed a retro-active 1.4% pay raise for 2019 in addition to a locality increase and 6 new localities.

Highest-Paid Employees of the Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture)

$158,125.46 AVERAGE PAY
$15.81M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as General Attorney. The majority of these top-earning employees work in District Of Columbia.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Stuart A. Bender Program Management $187,000 DC
2 David P. Grahn General Attorney $187,000 DC
3 Arlean Leland General Attorney $187,000 DC
4 L Benjamin Young General Attorney $187,000 DC
5 Ralph A. Linden General Attorney $187,000 DC
6 Langston Inga P. Bumbary General Attorney $187,000 DC
7 Robert Jeffrey Moulton General Attorney $186,012 CA
8 Carrie F. Ricci General Attorney $184,240 DC
9 Peter T. Bonner General Attorney $183,595 DC
10 Andrea L. Foster General Attorney $182,486 GA
11 John P. Vos General Attorney $180,714 MO
12 Stephen Alexander Vaden General Attorney $179,700 DC
13 Steven C. Brammer General Attorney $177,824 DC
14 Sheila H. Novak General Attorney $176,852 DC
15 Janet Hubbard Safian General Attorney $176,633 DC
16 Mai T. Dinh General Attorney $175,484 DC
17 Ronald W. Mulach General Attorney $168,173 DC
18 Lori Polin Jones General Attorney $163,507 DC
19 Charlene H. Buckner Miscellaneous Administration And Program $163,402 DC
20 Steven C. Bott General Attorney $162,599 GA
21 Ellen R. Hornstein General Attorney $162,359 DC
22 Vincent Dewitte General Attorney $162,359 DC
23 Jeffrey A. Streiffer General Attorney $162,206 CA
24 Black Val J. McLam General Attorney $162,206 OR
25 James J. Ustasiewski General Attorney $162,197 AK
26 Leslie K. Lagomarcino General Attorney $161,900 DC
27 Lois G. Witte General Attorney $161,900 CO
28 Elin M. Dugan General Attorney $161,900 CA
29 John E. Eichhorst General Attorney $161,900 CA
30 Kenneth Scott Capps General Attorney $161,900 CO
31 Monfort Lori Ben McClave General Attorney $161,900 DC
32 Deanna Jen Yen Chang General Attorney $161,900 OR
33 Gary M. Fremerman General Attorney $161,900 DC
34 Kimberly E. Arrigo General Attorney $161,900 DC
35 Darlene Bolinger General Attorney $161,900 DC
36 Rachel H. Bishop General Attorney $161,900 DC
37 Sharlene A. Deskins General Attorney $161,900 DC
38 James L. Rosen General Attorney $161,900 CA
39 Nancy S. Kao General Attorney $161,900 DC
40 Patrice H. Harps General Attorney $161,900 DC
41 Ronald S. McClain General Attorney $161,900 DC
42 Pamela P. Henderson General Attorney $161,900 DC
43 Kathryn Toffenetti General Attorney $161,900 DC
44 Reed D. Rubinstein Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
45 Tami Trost General Attorney $161,900 DC
46 Michael J. Knipe General Attorney $161,900 DC
47 Daniel B. Rosenbluth General Attorney $161,900 CO
48 John D. Fado Patent Attorney $161,900 DC
49 Verghetta Dino Luigi La Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
50 Randall Bramer General Attorney $159,382 CO
51 Michael R. Hope General Attorney $159,382 CO
52 Marissa J. Suarez General Attorney $158,312 CA
53 Mark G. Garrett General Attorney $158,123 DC
54 Susan C. Golabek General Attorney $158,123 DC
55 Rachel A. Birkey General Attorney $157,875 CA
56 John M. Vandlik General Attorney $157,072 WI
57 Daniel A. Bowen General Attorney $155,073 TX
58 Gary Badway General Attorney $153,730 DC
59 Joanne G. Dea Management And Program Analysis $153,730 DC
60 Brandi Peters General Attorney $153,730 DC
61 Christopher P. Young General Attorney $153,730 DC
62 Beverly F. Li General Attorney $151,716 OR
63 Joshua S. Rider General Attorney $150,194 CA
64 Jay D. McWhirter General Attorney $150,160 GA
65 Karen M. Carrington General Attorney $149,337 DC
66 Gena Russo Kochan General Attorney $149,337 DC
67 Vincent F. Vukelich General Attorney $148,804 WI
68 Julie Espeseth Quirk General Attorney $147,849 PA
69 Richard L. Gibson General Attorney $147,501 OR
70 Cheryl Embree Miscellaneous Administration And Program $146,777 DC
71 Marnie G. Ganotis General Attorney $146,440 CA
72 Ritu Ahuja General Attorney $146,134 CA
73 Michael D. Gurwitz General Attorney $145,629 DC
74 Colleen Anne Carroll General Attorney $145,629 DC
75 Piana Maureen T. La General Attorney $145,629 DC
76 Richard M. Lawrence General Attorney $145,629 DC
77 Jeffrey H. Kahn General Attorney $145,629 DC
78 Alan D. Groesbeck General Attorney $145,629 DC
79 Dietz Teresa R. Temme General Attorney $145,629 DC
80 Stephanie Ramjohn Moore General Attorney $144,945 DC
81 Christopher S. Elmore General Attorney $144,945 DC
82 Andrew T. F Tobin Program Management $144,945 DC
83 Mildred Irene Benson Program Management $144,945 DC
84 Stephanie Masker General Attorney $144,945 DC
85 Thomas N. Bolick General Attorney $144,945 DC
86 Jody Miller General Attorney $143,144 MT
87 Danny L. Woodyard General Attorney $143,144 AR
88 Marilyn J. Brown General Attorney $143,144 AR
89 Siddle Helena A. Jones General Attorney $142,821 CO
90 Kirk M. Minckler General Attorney $142,821 CO
91 Diane M. Connolly General Attorney $142,821 CO
92 Thomas L. Japhet General Attorney $142,821 CO
93 Dawn M. Collinsworth General Attorney $142,225 AK
94 Kerri Bandics General Attorney $142,075 CA
95 Brian T. Hill General Attorney $141,894 DC
96 Gretchen M. Clark General Attorney $141,894 DC
97 Brien Maureen A. O General Attorney $141,894 DC
98 Tracey C. Manoff General Attorney $140,660 DC
99 Jocelyn B. Somers General Attorney $139,728 OR
100 Holly R. McLean General Attorney $139,728 OR

Data Sources

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