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Highest-Paid Employees of the Foreign Agricultural Service

$163,738.05 AVERAGE PAY
$16.37M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Foreign Agricultural Service in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

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 Suzanne Elizabeth Heinen Foreign Agricultural Affairs $187,000
2 Lloyd S. Harbert Foreign Agricultural Affairs $187,000
3 Bryce R. Quick Miscellaneous Administration And Program $186,951 DC
4 Holly S. Higgins Foreign Agricultural Affairs $186,266
5 James J. Higgiston Foreign Agricultural Affairs $184,147
6 Scott Sindelar Foreign Agricultural Affairs $179,520
7 Daniel B. Whitley Miscellaneous Administration And Program $178,943 DC
8 Ronald P. Verdonk Foreign Agricultural Affairs $178,451
9 Hall Jocelyn G. Brown Miscellaneous Administration And Program $178,253 DC
10 Jason Todd Hafemeister Miscellaneous Administration And Program $177,728 DC
11 Bobby G. Richey Foreign Agricultural Affairs $174,170 DC
12 Robert D. Macke Miscellaneous Administration And Program $173,731 DC
13 Mark Anthony Slupek Miscellaneous Administration And Program $173,124 DC
14 Gary William Meyer Foreign Agricultural Affairs $172,433
15 Eric A. Wenberg Foreign Agricultural Affairs $172,424 DC
16 Clay M. Hamilton Foreign Agricultural Affairs $172,288
17 Jeanne F. Bailey Foreign Agricultural Affairs $172,100 DC
18 Bruce J. Zanin Foreign Agricultural Affairs $170,743
19 Winston Garth Thorburn Foreign Agricultural Affairs $169,987
20 Michael L. Conlon Foreign Agricultural Affairs $169,987
21 Paul Spencer Foreign Agricultural Affairs $169,987 DC
22 Ali Abdi Foreign Agricultural Affairs $169,987
23 Katherine C. Nishiura Foreign Agricultural Affairs $169,947 DC
24 Robert H. Hanson Foreign Agricultural Affairs $169,780
25 Mark A. Dries Foreign Agricultural Affairs $168,307 DC
26 Richard T. Drennan Foreign Agricultural Affairs $168,307
27 Melinda D. Sallyards Foreign Agricultural Affairs $168,307 DC
28 Karen M. Darden Miscellaneous Administration And Program $164,548 DC
29 Brian V. Guse Program Management $164,400 DC
30 Cynthia M. Guven Foreign Agricultural Affairs $163,609 DC
31 Hedy Armstrong Program Management $163,400 DC
32 Valerie Brown Foreign Agricultural Affairs $163,385 DC
33 Patrick A. Packnett Program Management $163,048 DC
34 Robert Patrick McGary Program Management $163,048 DC
35 Charles R. Bertsch Program Management $163,048 DC
36 Hoa Huynh Foreign Agricultural Affairs $163,048 DC
37 Marianne N. McElroy Program Management $162,956 DC
38 Jeffrey W. Jones Trade Specialist $162,818 DC
39 Philip L. Jarrell Trade Specialist $162,818 DC
40 Ronald L. Croushorn Program Management $162,818 DC
41 Robert J. Spitzer Trade Specialist $162,818 DC
42 Cathy S. McKinnell Program Management $162,665 DC
43 Jeffrey Humber Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,589 DC
44 Andrei D. Barannik Environmental Protection Specialist $162,589 DC
45 Ronald C. Lord Program Management $162,436 DC
46 Phillip M. Rowse Program Management $162,436 DC
47 Mark G. Manis Trade Specialist $161,900 DC
48 Roger P. Mireles Trade Specialist $161,900 DC
49 Sarah D. Hanson Foreign Agricultural Affairs $161,900 DC
50 Brien David A. O Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
51 Glenn R. Bethel General Physical Science $161,900 DC
52 John P. Passino Program Management $161,900 DC
53 Anne J. Swindale Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
54 Leslie A. Johnston General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 DC
55 Sharynne G. Nenon Program Management $161,900 DC
56 Kimberly Svec Sawatzki Foreign Agricultural Affairs $161,900 DC
57 L Christopher Church Program Management $161,900 DC
58 Lisa M. Anderson Foreign Agricultural Affairs $161,900 DC
59 David W. Cottrell Foreign Agricultural Affairs $161,900 DC
60 Mary Ellen H. Smith Foreign Agricultural Affairs $160,231
61 Allison A. Thomas Program Management $159,730 DC
62 Casey E. Bean Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
63 David J. Williams Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
64 Ralph K. Bean Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
65 Erich Kuss Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
66 Lynne A. Larrabee Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
67 Kurt F. Seifarth Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
68 El Kevin Lamont Sage Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
69 Christopher P. Rittgers Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
70 Stanley Storey Phillips Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
71 Morgan A. Perkins Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
72 Russell J. Nicely Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
73 David J. Mergen Foreign Agricultural Affairs $159,117
74 Paul Joseph Fekete Trade Specialist $158,888 DC
75 Aileen T. Mannix Program Management $158,888 DC
76 Paul Stanley Trupo Program Management $158,888 DC
77 Ronald K. Frantz Program Management $158,888 DC
78 Timothy Quick Program Management $158,659 DC
79 Catherine Shea Fulton Program Management $158,582 DC
80 Harry Bottenberg Environmental Protection Specialist $158,429 DC
81 Gayle Schwartz Economist $158,353 DC
82 Mark Alan Huisenga General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $158,123 DC
83 Michelle Moore Program Management $158,123 DC
84 Richard Young Information Technology Management $158,123 DC
85 Andrew Grady Stephens Trade Specialist $158,123 DC
86 Michael Riedel Foreign Agricultural Affairs $157,337 DC
87 Laura Kay Anderson Program Management $155,337 DC
88 Deanna M. J Ayala Foreign Agricultural Affairs $155,047
89 Susan Bock Phillips Foreign Agricultural Affairs $155,047
90 Kathryn A. Snipes Foreign Agricultural Affairs $155,047
91 William P. Bomersheim Program Management $154,786 DC
92 Mary Ponomarenko Trade Specialist $154,694 DC
93 Simone Lawaetz General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $153,730 DC
94 Mark A. Rasmussen Program Management $153,730 DC
95 Dennis Martin Budget Analysis $153,730 DC
96 J Wade Sheppard Trade Specialist $153,730 DC
97 James P. Butterworth Foreign Agricultural Affairs $153,377 DC
98 Michelle B. Calhoun Program Management $151,837 DC
99 Richard Andrew Battaglia Foreign Agricultural Affairs $151,185 FL
100 Emel Jenkins Lyons Program Management $150,714 DC

Data Sources

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