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 Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs)

$157,593.20 AVERAGE PAY
$15.76M TOTAL PAY

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

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Stella Fiotes General Engineering $187,000 DC
2 Gregory L. Giddens Program Management $187,000 DC
3 Vivieca D. Wright Miscellaneous Administration And Program $187,000 DC
4 Ezra R. Safdie Program Management $187,000 DC
5 Gina Sgro Farrisee Miscellaneous Administration And Program $182,415 DC
6 Rose K. Quicker Administrative Officer $180,700 DC
7 George Szwarcman Contracting $180,640
8 Dennis Milsten General Engineering $180,569
9 Thomas Jacob Leinenkugel Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
10 Daniel C. Devine Miscellaneous Administration And Program $176,257 DC
11 Tonia Y. Bock Miscellaneous Administration And Program $173,300
12 Maxanne R. Witkin General Attorney $172,100 DC
13 Peter Michael Orourke Miscellaneous Administration And Program $170,400 DC
14 Lynda Carleton Davis Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 DC
15 Kirk Mitchell Nicholas Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 DC
16 Darin Scott Selnick Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,000 DC
17 Paul R. Walker Pharmacist $162,666 KS
18 Shana Y. Love Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900
19 Richard L. Bond Architecture $161,900 MD
20 Terry L. Mintz Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900
21 Jeffrey A. Moragne Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900
22 Ann Marie Sweet-Abshire Program Management $161,900
23 Mark S. Kern Education Program $161,900 DC
24 Euclides Barrera Contracting $161,900 CA
25 Donald L. Myers Architecture $161,900
26 Julius W. Sztuk General Engineering $161,900
27 John D. Caye General Engineering $161,900 CA
28 William R. Ulibarri General Engineering $161,900 CA
29 Betty E. Moseley-Brown Management And Program Analysis $161,900
30 Debi L. Bevins-Udicious Program Management $161,900
31 Moira N. Flanders Program Management $161,900
32 Sheila B. Hickman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
33 Jacquelyn Denise Hayesbyrd Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
34 Andrew R. Keirn Program Management $161,900 MD
35 George Karaboyias General Engineering $161,900 CA
36 Todd D. Sanders Program Management $161,900 IL
37 Margaret A. Reilly Program Management $161,900
38 John G. Bulick Architecture $161,900
39 Mark E. Tillotson General Engineering $161,900
40 Melissa Sue Glynn Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
41 Dennis O. May Management And Program Analysis $161,900
42 Katti S. Zand Architecture $158,312 CA
43 Randall R. McMasters General Engineering $158,312 CA
44 Brigette Leigh Frantz General Attorney $158,123 DC
45 Janice M. Speth Contracting $158,123 MD
46 Mary Lynne Popiden General Attorney $158,123
47 Jennifer Louise Jessup Miscellaneous Administration And Program $158,123
48 Allen J. Gill Public Affairs $158,123
49 Jacqueline Colli Miscellaneous Administration And Program $158,123
50 Reginald E. Vance Miscellaneous Administration And Program $158,123 DC
51 Francine M. Gomes General Engineering $157,812 IL
52 Valentino S. Gutierrez General Engineering $157,569 CA
53 Larry D. Villaluna General Engineering $154,253 CA
54 Ronald C. Ferrer Contracting $154,253 CA
55 Jacqueline I. Post Realty $153,730
56 Jessica L. K Garrett Realty $153,730
57 Mark Edward Wiersma General Engineering $153,730
58 Brian P. Mitchell Public Affairs $153,730
59 David John Gutierrez General Engineering $153,730 MD
60 Shari Goodman-Berry General Attorney $153,730
61 Douglas B. Carmon Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,730
62 Chekita T. Hamilton Public Affairs $153,730
63 Daniel J. Therrien General Engineering $153,428 IL
64 Karen J. Kuehn Contracting $153,428 IL
65 Kayla M. Williams Miscellaneous Administration And Program $152,500 DC
66 Robert C. Pulver General Engineering $150,349 NY
67 John P. Moran General Engineering $150,194 CA
68 Steven R. Hillberg Health System Specialist $150,194 CA
69 Ved P. Gupta Architecture $150,194 CA
70 Warren J. Yip General Engineering $150,194 CA
71 William E. Peach Landscape Architecture $149,337
72 James K. Carrico General Engineering $149,337
73 Patrick L. Landon Program Management $147,798 MO
74 Daniel E. Swienton General Engineering $146,134 CA
75 Louis A. Sinclair General Engineering $146,134 CA
76 Susan Lam-Sinclair Contracting $146,134 CA
77 Andrew R. Lamendola Landscape Architecture $146,134 CA
78 Noella A. Bond Contracting $146,134 CA
79 Jatinder M. Kumar Architecture $145,629
80 Gary M. Fischer Architecture $145,629
81 Sheila Walker Miscellaneous Administration And Program $145,629
82 Renee Tietjen Architecture $145,629
83 James E. Hoover General Engineering $145,629
84 Michael G. Koch Architecture $145,629
85 Vicki A. Lang Management And Program Analysis $145,629
86 Donald B. Weber General Attorney $145,629
87 John C. Winkfield General Attorney $145,629 DC
88 Kevin W. Dix General Engineering $145,629
89 Sekhar K. Datta General Engineering $145,629
90 Cheryl D. Duckett-Moody Contracting $145,629
91 Alicia M. Fletcher Contracting $145,629
92 Phyllis F. Jackson Contracting $145,629
93 Vincent Thomas Gudewich Human Resources Management $145,629 DC
94 Timothy J. Firlie Management And Program Analysis $145,629 DC
95 Christine L. Hollingsworth Budget Analysis $145,629
96 Hulen M. Davis General Engineering $145,629
97 Marilyn C. Peters General Attorney $145,629
98 John D. Lindsay General Attorney $145,629 DC
99 Fred S. Lau Civil Engineering $145,629
100 Davood Tashakkori Mechanical Engineering $145,629

Data Sources

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