Highest-Paid Employees of the Patent and Trademark Office

$199,326.89 AVERAGE PAY
$19.93M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Patent and Trademark Office in 2016, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

All of these top-earning employees work as Patent Attorney. The majority of these top-earning employees work in Virginia.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 William V. Saindon Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
2 Robert J. Weinschenk Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
3 Grace K. Obermann Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
4 Kalyan K. Deshpande Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
5 Allen R. Macdonald Patent Attorney $204,310 ME
6 Phillip J. Hoffmann Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
7 Joni Yuk Ying Chang Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
8 Bart Alex Gerstenblith Patent Attorney $204,310 MD
9 Michael W. Kim Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
10 Jeremy Plenzler Patent Attorney $204,310 MI
11 Barbara Ann Benoit Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
12 Bradley R. Garris Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
13 Anton W. Fetting Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
14 Thu A. Dang Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
15 Patrick Maurice Boucher Patent Attorney $204,310 CO
16 Jean Raymond Homere Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
17 Matthew Clements Patent Attorney $204,310 CA
18 David Charles McKone Patent Attorney $204,310 MI
19 Jennifer S. Bisk Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
20 Jeffrey Norman Fredman Patent Attorney $204,310 MD
21 James Tartal Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
22 Brian J. McNamara Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
23 Rama Elluru Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
24 Nina Laverne Medlock Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
25 Jacqueline D. Wright Bonilla Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
26 Lora M. Green Patent Attorney $204,310 MD
27 Jameson Lee Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
28 Terry J. Owens Patent Attorney $204,310 VA
29 Hung H. Bui Patent Attorney $204,146 VA
30 Michael R. Zecher Patent Attorney $203,564 VA
31 Richard M. Lebovitz Patent Attorney $203,467 VA
32 Karen M. Hastings Patent Attorney $203,467 VA
33 James Bertrand Arpin Patent Attorney $203,467 VA
34 Christopher G. Paulraj Patent Attorney $203,466 VA
35 Trenton Ward Patent Attorney $202,624 GA
36 James P. Calve Patent Attorney $202,623 CA
37 Brian P. Murphy Patent Attorney $202,606 VA
38 Josiah C. Cocks Patent Attorney $202,606 VA
39 Larry J. Hume Patent Attorney $202,606 VA
40 Gregg I. Anderson Patent Attorney $202,606 CO
41 Zhenyu Yang Patent Attorney $202,605 VA
42 Jennifer Meyer Chagnon Patent Attorney $202,596 VA
43 Karl D. Easthom Patent Attorney $201,771 VA
44 Mitchell Gardner Weatherly Patent Attorney $201,763 VA
45 Barbara Parvis Patent Attorney $201,763 VA
46 Robert A. Pollock Patent Attorney $201,601 VA
47 Donna M. Praiss Patent Attorney $200,936 VA
48 Michael Tierney Patent Attorney $200,936 VA
49 Miriam L. Quinn Patent Attorney $200,936 TX
50 Catherine Shiang Patent Attorney $200,936 CA
51 Bryan Moore Patent Attorney $200,902 VA
52 Barry Lester Grossman Patent Attorney $200,902 VA
53 John A. Jeffery Patent Attorney $200,076 VA
54 Phillip J. Kauffman Patent Attorney $200,059 PA
55 Jon Tornquist Patent Attorney $199,233 VA
56 Lynne E. Pettigrew Patent Attorney $199,232 VA
57 Jeffrey W. Abraham Patent Attorney $199,224 VA
58 Glenn J. Perry Patent Attorney $199,215 MD
59 Charles J. Boudreau Patent Attorney $198,406 CA
60 Benjamin Wood Patent Attorney $198,380 VA
61 Justin T. Arbes Patent Attorney $198,372 VA
62 Justin Busch Patent Attorney $198,346 MI
63 William M. Fink Patent Attorney $197,443 VA
64 St John Courtenay Patent Attorney $196,702 VA
65 Meredith C. Petravick Patent Attorney $195,875 VA
66 Robert E. Nappi Patent Attorney $195,833 VA
67 Michael J. Strauss Patent Attorney $195,807 VA
68 Christopher Crumbley Patent Attorney $195,790 VA
69 Georgianna Witt Braden Patent Attorney $195,790 TX
70 Kevin F. Turner Patent Attorney $195,790 CA
71 Frederick E. McKelvey Patent Attorney $195,790 VA
72 Sally C. Medley Patent Attorney $195,790 VA
73 Kristina M. Kalan Patent Attorney $195,790 CO
74 Johnny A. Kumar Patent Attorney $195,032 VA
75 Eric S. Frahm Patent Attorney $195,032 VA
76 William Arthur Capp Patent Attorney $194,964 VA
77 Stephen C. Siu Patent Attorney $194,947 VA
78 Richard Earle Rice Patent Attorney $194,947 VA
79 Howard Bennett Blankenship Patent Attorney $194,938 VA
80 Kevin W. Cherry Patent Attorney $194,378 VA
81 Peter P. Chen Patent Attorney $194,184 CA
82 Tina Hulse Patent Attorney $194,094 CA
83 Joanne M. Kokoski Patent Attorney $194,086 VA
84 Daniel Galligan Patent Attorney $194,052 TX
85 Jeffrey S. Smith Patent Attorney $193,674 VA
86 Beverly May Bunting Patent Attorney $193,328 MI
87 Joseph L. Dixon Patent Attorney $193,285 VA
88 Bibhu R. Mohanty Patent Attorney $193,277 VA
89 Hyun Jun Jung Patent Attorney $193,251 VA
90 Scott Barry Howard Patent Attorney $193,162 NJ
91 Lynne Hambleton Browne Patent Attorney $192,501 VA
92 Sheila F. McShane Patent Attorney $192,399 VA
93 Sheridan Snedden Patent Attorney $192,382 VA
94 Norman H. Beamer Patent Attorney $191,496 CA
95 George C. Best Patent Attorney $190,746 VA
96 Jon M. Jurgovan Patent Attorney $190,644 TX
97 Melissa Haapala Patent Attorney $190,644 CO
98 John A. Hudalla Patent Attorney $190,644 VA
99 Carl Michael Defranco Patent Attorney $189,076 VA
100 Debra K. Stephens Patent Attorney $189,008 NC

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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