Highest-Paid Employees of the Transportation Security Administration

$162,711.76 AVERAGE PAY
$16.27M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Transportation Security Administration in 2008, 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 Gale D. Rossides Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,200 VA
2 Francine J. Kerner General Attorney $172,200 VA
3 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,000
4 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $171,000
5 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $171,000
6 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $171,000
7 John P. Sammon Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,000 VA
8 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $168,255
9 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $168,000
10 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $168,000
11 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $168,000
12 W Gaches Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 VA
13 David K. Jr Holmes Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 VA
14 David Nicholson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 VA
15 Richard A. Whitford Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 VA
16 Cindy M. Farkus Program Management $168,000 VA
17 S Rowe Program Management $168,000 VA
18 Margot Bester Markowitz General Attorney $168,000 VA
19 Name Withheld by the OPM Contracting $167,475
20 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $166,500
21 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $166,500
22 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $166,500
23 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $166,279
24 Deborah C. Grade Program Management $166,176 VA
25 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $166,050
26 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $166,000
27 Howard Goldman General Attorney $166,000 VA
28 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $165,811
29 Joseph S. Buccolo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,607 VA
30 Name Withheld by the OPM General Attorney $165,225
31 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $165,148
32 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $165,000
33 Susan Tracey Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,000 VA
34 Kimberly H. Walton Program Management $164,300 VA
35 Kevin F. O Hare Miscellaneous Administration And Program $164,091 VA
36 Lawrence E. Fetters Program Management $164,000 CA
37 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $163,060
38 Ross W. Dembling General Attorney $162,500 VA
39 Anthony R. Giovanniello General Attorney $162,000 VA
40 Lois B. Osler General Attorney $162,000 VA
41 Mardi Ruth Thompson General Attorney $162,000 VA
42 A L. Washington General Attorney $162,000 VA
43 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,000
44 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,000
45 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $162,000
46 Nicolas A. Melendez Public Affairs $161,680 CA
47 Paul V. Ross Human Resources Management $161,500 VA
48 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $161,400
49 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $161,000
50 Name Withheld by the OPM General Attorney $161,000
51 Paula M. Billingsley General Attorney $161,000 TX
52 Christine Beyer General Attorney $161,000 VA
53 Juanita L. Dean General Attorney $161,000 VA
54 James D. Blair Program Management $160,849 VA
55 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $160,849
56 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $160,500
57 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $160,500
58 Dennis J. Cronin General Attorney $160,500 MA
59 Ronald M. Riggs General Attorney $160,500 VA
60 Robert G. Seasonwein General Attorney $160,500 VA
61 Ellen Siegler General Attorney $160,500 VA
62 K T. Branch Program Management $160,388 VA
63 Amy A. Ruggeri General Attorney $160,350 VA
64 Marianna L. Merritt Program Management $160,347 VA
65 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $160,060
66 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $160,000
67 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $160,000
68 Michael W. Feikes General Attorney $160,000 WA
69 Starla R. Matthews General Attorney $159,993 CA
70 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $159,849
71 K Richard Stevens Program Management $159,787 FL
72 Michael C. Mitchell Miscellaneous Administration And Program $159,560 VA
73 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $159,545
74 Stephanie M. Jackson General Attorney $159,500 CA
75 Heather S. Book General Attorney $159,500 VA
76 Cynthia Anne Elliot General Attorney $159,500 VA
77 Rebecca Lynn West Information Technology Management $159,500 VA
78 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $159,120
79 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $159,045
80 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $158,964
81 Charles P. Kielkopf General Attorney $158,855 VA
82 Mohammed A. Taher Program Management $158,839 VA
83 James W. Adams Program Management $158,779 CA
84 George N. Naccara Program Management $158,760 MA
85 Michael T. Irwin Program Management $158,760 OR
86 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $158,760
87 Keith E. Goll General Engineering $158,700 VA
88 Richard B. Hunter Management And Program Analysis $158,560 VA
89 Lyle O. Malotky Chemical Engineering $158,500 VA
90 Deborah A. Katz General Attorney $158,500 VA
91 Christopher Allen Information Technology Management $158,500 VA
92 Albert S. Hudson Information Technology Management $158,500 VA
93 Talmadge C. Ii Jones Information Technology Management $158,500 VA
94 Melvin L. Sr Kince Information Technology Management $158,500 VA
95 Gerald F. Ford Information Technology Management $158,500 MD
96 Hector Vela Program Management $158,500 TX
97 Name Withheld by the OPM Equal Employment Opportunity $158,500
98 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $158,500
99 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $158,500
100 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigaton, & Comp $158,500

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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