Highest-Paid Employees of the Transportation Security Administration

$167,620.08 AVERAGE PAY
$16.76M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Transportation Security Administration in 2009, 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 $177,000 VA
2 Francine J. Kerner General Attorney $177,000 VA
3 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $176,130
4 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $176,000
5 John P. Sammon Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,275 VA
6 David Nicholson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,056 VA
7 Richard A. Whitford Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,056 VA
8 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $175,056
9 Cindy M. Farkus Program Management $174,720 VA
10 Name Withheld by the OPM Contracting $174,174
11 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $173,340
12 Deborah A. Katz Human Resources Management $173,000 VA
13 Margot Bester Markowitz General Attorney $173,000 VA
14 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,900
15 Stephen Rice Information Technology Management $172,900 VA
16 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,000
17 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,720
18 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $171,600
19 David K. Jr Holmes Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,360 VA
20 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $171,200
21 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $171,000
22 Howard Goldman General Attorney $170,000 VA
23 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $169,900
24 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $169,900
25 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $169,900
26 Mark J. Kerski Miscellaneous Administration And Program $169,378 VA
27 Kimberly H. Walton Program Management $169,229 VA
28 Name Withheld by the OPM Equal Employment Opportunity $168,900
29 Albert S. Hudson Information Technology Management $168,900 VA
30 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $168,800
31 Lois B. Osler General Attorney $168,000 VA
32 Mardi Ruth Thompson General Attorney $168,000 VA
33 Joseph S. Buccolo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $167,900 VA
34 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $167,900
35 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $167,900
36 Gerald F. Ford Information Technology Management $167,900 MD
37 Paul V. Ross Human Resources Management $167,900 VA
38 Deborah C. Grade Program Management $167,900 VA
39 Ross W. Dembling General Attorney $167,900 VA
40 Robin E. Kane Program Management $167,554 VA
41 Name Withheld by the OPM General Attorney $167,000
42 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $166,900
43 Talmadge C. Ii Jones Information Technology Management $166,900 VA
44 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $166,790
45 Marianna L. Merritt Program Management $166,761 VA
46 Name Withheld by the OPM Criminal Investigation $166,400
47 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $166,400
48 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $166,280
49 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $166,172
50 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $166,100
51 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $166,050
52 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $166,000
53 Nicolas A. Melendez Public Affairs $165,900 CA
54 Angela A. McGuirl Human Resources Management $165,760 VA
55 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $165,678
56 Mohammed A. Taher Program Management $165,670 VA
57 Christine Beyer General Attorney $165,400 VA
58 Juanita L. Dean General Attorney $165,400 VA
59 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $165,400
60 Peter A. Pietra General Attorney $165,400 VA
61 John A. Manning Information Technology Management $165,378 VA
62 Name Withheld by the OPM Criminal Investigation $165,378
63 Freda D. Powell Program Management $165,378 VA
64 Andrea S. Stover Management And Program Analysis $165,378 VA
65 Kathleen M. B Gibson Financial Administration And Program $165,321 VA
66 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $165,259
67 Name Withheld by the OPM General Attorney $165,225
68 Thomas P. Tomai Information Technology Management $165,103 VA
69 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $165,078
70 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,900
71 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,900
72 Ellen Siegler General Attorney $164,900 VA
73 Robert G. Seasonwein General Attorney $164,900 MD
74 Dennis J. Cronin General Attorney $164,900 MA
75 Paula M. Billingsley General Attorney $164,900 TX
76 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,866
77 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,790
78 Amy A. Ruggeri General Attorney $164,750 VA
79 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,650
80 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,500
81 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $164,460
82 James P. Schear Program Management $164,403 MD
83 Starla R. Matthews General Attorney $164,400 CA
84 William E. Gulley General Attorney $164,400 GA
85 Christopher Allen Information Technology Management $164,400 VA
86 Melvin L. Sr Kince Information Technology Management $164,400 VA
87 Michael W. Feikes General Attorney $164,400 WA
88 Robert S. Jr Johnson General Attorney $164,400 VA
89 Rebecca Lynn West Information Technology Management $164,400 VA
90 Virginia G. Farrier General Attorney $164,396 VA
91 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $164,378
92 Jennifer J. Bryant Program Management $164,346 VA
93 Name Withheld by the OPM Criminal Investigation $164,335
94 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,290
95 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $164,248
96 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,187
97 Name Withheld by the OPM General Inspection, Investigation, Enfor $164,087
98 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $164,058
99 Lawrence E. Fetters Program Management $164,000 CA
100 Karen R. Burke Program Management $163,957 VA

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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