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Highest-Paid Employees of the Railroad Retirement Board

$149,397.34 AVERAGE PAY
$14.94M TOTAL PAY

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

The majority of these top-earning employees work in Illinois.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Patricia A. Marshall General Attorney $197,000 IL
2 Heather J. Dunahoo Auditing $187,550 IL
3 Ana M. Kocur General Attorney $187,000 IL
4 Michael A. Tyllas Miscellaneous Administration And Program $187,000 IL
5 Frank J. Buzzi Actuarial Science $187,000 IL
6 Daniel J. Fadden Miscellaneous Administration And Program $184,474 IL
7 Keith B. Earley Miscellaneous Administration And Program $181,091 IL
8 Ram Murthy Miscellaneous Administration And Program $180,626 IL
9 Milton Vasich Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,900 IL
10 Martin J. Dickman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $170,259 IL
11 Marguerite V. Daniels Human Resources Management $161,900 IL
12 Valerie F. Allen Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
13 Crystal Coleman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
14 Geraldine L. Clark Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
15 Michael G. Petry Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
16 Robert M. Perbohner General Attorney $161,900 IL
17 Micheal T. Pawlak Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
18 Fraser Beverly A. Britton General Attorney $161,900 DC
19 Marguerite P. Dadabo General Attorney $161,900 IL
20 Joseph M. Waechter Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
21 Nancy V. Russell General Attorney $161,900 IL
22 Isaiah L. Forrest Actuarial Science $161,900 IL
23 Rachel L. Simmons General Attorney $161,900 IL
24 Linda Edwards Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
25 Richard H. Luzzo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
26 Timothy A. Conheady Information Technology Management $161,900 IL
27 John M. Walter Financial Administration And Program $161,900 IL
28 Paul T. Ahern Contracting $161,900 IL
29 Robert Laberry Information Technology Management $161,900 IL
30 Janet M. Hallman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 IL
31 Kelli D. Johnson General Attorney $157,812 IL
32 Kimberly A. Price-Butler Miscellaneous Administration And Program $157,812 IL
33 Walter A. Barrows Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 OH
34 Steven J. Anthony Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 FL
35 Jill F. Roellig Management And Program Analysis $155,342 IL
36 Thomas L. Hamm Miscellaneous Administration And Program $154,253 CA
37 Daniel J. Bartnicki General Attorney $153,428 IL
38 Lester R. Penaranda Information Technology Management $153,428 IL
39 Shawna R. Weekley Financial Administration And Program $153,428 IL
40 Susan L. Leszkowicz Auditing $152,842 IL
41 Debra S. Stringfellow-Wheat Auditing $152,842 IL
42 Carl E. May Miscellaneous Administration And Program $149,044 IL
43 Natasha Marx Miscellaneous Administration And Program $149,044 IL
44 Nathaniel A. Coleman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $149,044 IL
45 Guadalupe B. Contreras Miscellaneous Administration And Program $149,044 IL
46 Randolph J. Hayden Miscellaneous Administration And Program $149,044 IL
47 Richard S. Kramer Information Technology Management $148,342 IL
48 Daniel J. Eckert Auditing $146,842 IL
49 Patricia A. Conliss Auditing $146,615 IL
50 Patricia Pruitt Actuarial Science $145,342 IL
51 Yolanda Rocha Miscellaneous Administration And Program $145,342 IL
52 Scott L. Rush Facility Operations Services $145,342 IL
53 Ted Y. Ishiwari Information Technology Management $145,342 IL
54 Stewart R. Kosterski Miscellaneous Administration And Program $145,342 IL
55 Kristofer Garmager Financial Administration And Program $145,342 IL
56 David A. Jackson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $145,342 IL
57 Nancy L. Bitzer Human Resources Management $145,342 IL
58 Sally Mui Miscellaneous Administration And Program $145,342 IL
59 Darryl J. Howard Actuarial Science $145,342 IL
60 Shannon M. O'hara Information Technology Management $145,342 IL
61 Eric T. Wooden General Attorney $145,342 IL
62 Lynn E. Cousins Equal Employment Opportunity $145,342 IL
63 Leon F. Tetzlaff Information Technology Management $145,342 IL
64 Francesco Restivo Information Technology Management $145,342 IL
65 Cilla Esiri-Olowopopo Information Technology Management $145,342 IL
66 Lawrence D. Haskin Financial Administration And Program $144,660 IL
67 Jeffrey G. Baer Financial Administration And Program $144,660 IL
68 Michele L. Neuendorf Miscellaneous Administration And Program $144,660 IL
69 Michael J. Rizzo Statistics $144,660 IL
70 Michael P. Freeman Public Affairs $141,615 IL
71 Mary A. Tonnemacher Miscellaneous Administration And Program $141,481 MA
72 Sherita P. Boots Miscellaneous Administration And Program $140,276 IL
73 Letitia C. Carthans Miscellaneous Administration And Program $137,888 IL
74 Elizabeth Stubits Budget Analysis $137,888 IL
75 Marion B. Baumgarten Human Resources Management $137,888 IL
76 Mark L. Thomson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $135,892 IL
77 Joseph A. Gray Miscellaneous Administration And Program $135,497 CO
78 Taffazal F. Gafoor Information Technology Management $134,162 IL
79 Brian Harrison Information Technology Management $134,162 IL
80 Theodore J. Callis Information Technology Management $134,162 IL
81 Timothy S. Grant Information Technology Management $134,162 IL
82 Jerry L. Gilbert Information Technology Management $134,162 IL
83 Paul L. Clark Information Technology Management $134,162 IL
84 Michael E. Kelly Miscellaneous Administration And Program $134,162 IL
85 Cathleen M. Quinn Miscellaneous Administration And Program $131,073 NY
86 Irene M. Kucala Railroad Retirement Claims Examining $130,435 IL
87 Parris D. Washington Financial Administration And Program $130,435 IL
88 Thomas M. Flanagan Information Technology Management $130,435 IL
89 Edward M. Stifter Miscellaneous Administration And Program $130,435 IL
90 Jennifer E. Sawyer Miscellaneous Administration And Program $126,708 IL
91 Timothy Hogueisson Financial Administration And Program $126,708 IL
92 Debra S. Chesnin General Attorney $126,708 IL
93 Loretta Turner Railroad Retirement Claims Examining $126,708 IL
94 Michael Dwyer Information Technology Management $126,708 IL
95 Ada M. Foster Miscellaneous Administration And Program $125,649 MO
96 William R. Krieger Information Technology Management $122,991 IL
97 Laretta M. Earls-Rozelle Miscellaneous Administration And Program $122,991 IL
98 James P. Brotsos Information Technology Management $122,991 IL
99 Susan E. Chin Human Resources Management $122,991 IL
100 John P. Lach Information Technology Management $122,991 IL

Data Sources

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