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Highest-Paid Employees of the General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs)

$156,973.17 AVERAGE PAY
$15.7M TOTAL PAY

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

All of these top-earning employees work as General Attorney.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Richard J. Hipolit General Attorney $187,000 DC
2 Meghan K. Flanz General Attorney $187,000 DC
3 Michael R. Hogan General Attorney $180,700 DC
4 Robert R. Fleck General Attorney $180,700 DC
5 Edward D. Bradshaw General Attorney $180,700 DC
6 Tammy L. Kennedy General Attorney $180,700 TN
7 Catherine C. Mitrano General Attorney $180,401 FL
8 Mary Ann Flynn General Attorney $179,393
9 Derwin B. Pope General Attorney $178,900 IL
10 David J. Barrans General Attorney $176,423 DC
11 Jeffrey D. Stacey General Attorney $176,363 CO
12 Mark J. Romaneski General Attorney $175,988 DC
13 Joseph G. Moreno General Attorney $175,352 NY
14 Daniel C. Rattray General Attorney $174,830 NC
15 Doris L. Gruntmeir General Attorney $174,660 DC
16 Susan S. Blauert General Attorney $174,605 DC
17 Cameron V. Gore General Attorney $173,299
18 Lisa A. Hardzog General Attorney $172,100 DC
19 Michael D. Hughes General Attorney $172,100 OR
20 Deborah K. McCallum General Attorney $168,633 DC
21 Dennis M. McGuire General Attorney $163,854 OH
22 Stephen T. Redmon General Attorney $161,900 DC
23 Martie S. Adelman General Attorney $161,900 DC
24 Carolyn F. Washington General Attorney $161,900 DC
25 Eric L. Raun General Attorney $161,900 DC
26 Jonathan I. Gurland General Attorney $161,900 DC
27 Walter A. Hall General Attorney $161,900 DC
28 Edward V. Cassidy General Attorney $161,900 DC
29 Joan E. Moriarty General Attorney $161,900 DC
30 Maryam Azarion General Attorney $161,900 DC
31 Coleen L. Welch General Attorney $161,900 CA
32 Sharon J. Weiner General Attorney $161,900 NY
33 Cynthia L. Tyler General Attorney $160,509
34 Kathleen K. Oddo General Attorney $160,322 VA
35 Lea E. Duerinck General Attorney $159,613 NJ
36 Joyce Lewis Barrett General Attorney $158,312 CA
37 Gi Hyun An General Attorney $158,123 DC
38 Willis Stacey North General Attorney $158,123 DC
39 Anne-Marie Duncan General Attorney $158,123 DC
40 Kenneth A. Walsh General Attorney $158,123 DC
41 David L. Quinn General Attorney $158,123 DC
42 Christopher W. Wallace General Attorney $158,123 DC
43 Gia M. Chemsian General Attorney $156,814 CA
44 Laurette Kasmiersky Hucker General Attorney $155,207 VA
45 Miles T. Miyamoto General Attorney $154,853 HI
46 James Carl Sinwell General Attorney $154,774 PA
47 Edward B. Carney General Attorney $154,038 MA
48 You Keun Lee General Attorney $153,730 DC
49 Timothy B. Morgan General Attorney $153,428 IL
50 Michael T. Newman General Attorney $152,938 WI
51 Kathleen J. Tulloch General Attorney $151,106 NY
52 Sonya M. Cromwell General Attorney $151,101 MS
53 George B. Tereschuk General Attorney $150,949 NJ
54 Donald C. Mobly General Attorney $150,767 CO
55 James F. Ford General Attorney $150,599 NJ
56 Christopher B. Wood General Attorney $150,349 NY
57 Aaron J. Fields General Attorney $150,349 NY
58 Ellen P. McArthur General Attorney $150,349 NJ
59 Lawrence A. Brenner General Attorney $150,349 NY
60 Kim J. Sawicki General Attorney $150,349 NJ
61 James V. Scuro General Attorney $150,349 NJ
62 Cam Stepney-Stroughter General Attorney $150,194 CA
63 Wallace Casey L. Merrill General Attorney $150,194 CA
64 Michael J. Kraycinovich General Attorney $149,937 DC
65 Ky McLeod-Poole General Attorney $149,337 DC
66 Lisa T. Yee General Attorney $149,044 IL
67 Arlene T. Shively General Attorney $148,929 OH
68 Evan N. Stein General Attorney $148,550 CA
69 Chung Hae Han General Attorney $148,550 CA
70 Pamela R. Saunders General Attorney $148,432 MN
71 Melinda C. Frick General Attorney $147,963 IN
72 Anita Varma General Attorney $147,511 AZ
73 Michael L. Ramsey General Attorney $147,120 MS
74 Nancy A. Odonnell General Attorney $146,494 NJ
75 Kathleen A. Merkl General Attorney $146,494 NY
76 Jack P. Diteodoro General Attorney $146,494 NY
77 Sandra A. Cawley General Attorney $146,215 TX
78 Janice G. Gilbert General Attorney $146,215 TX
79 Karen J. Grogan General Attorney $146,167 MA
80 Jeanne S. Morris General Attorney $146,167 MA
81 Darryl Anthony Joe General Attorney $146,129 DC
82 Lucy B. Gray General Attorney $145,741 DC
83 Joan A. Weber General Attorney $145,741 DC
84 William R. Korth General Attorney $145,741 DC
85 Kerry J. Loring General Attorney $145,741 DC
86 Rudrend Sinhamahapatra General Attorney $145,629 DC
87 Nisha C. Hall General Attorney $145,629 DC
88 Bobbiretta E. Jordan General Attorney $145,629 DC
89 Jo H. Dubose Spence General Attorney $145,629 DC
90 Karen P. Galla General Attorney $145,629 DC
91 Kathleen A. Heaphy General Attorney $145,629 DC
92 Michele Katina General Attorney $145,629 DC
93 Andrew Joshua Steinberg General Attorney $145,629 DC
94 Brian P. Tierney General Attorney $145,629 DC
95 Kristina S. Wiercinski General Attorney $145,629 DC
96 Rebecca A. Baird General Attorney $145,629 DC
97 Catherine F. Nachmann General Attorney $145,629 DC
98 Amanda R. Blackmon General Attorney $145,629 DC
99 Maura C. Brown General Attorney $145,342 IL
100 Lisa M. Shamirian General Attorney $145,205 RI

Data Sources

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