This information -- based on 2009 numbers -- was compiled by the Albany-based Empire Center, which is a project of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. More information is at www.SeeThroughNY.net. Note: Some of the employees listed on this table were on the last year before retirement, and some of the compensation may include accrued vacation and sick time.

NameTitleSubagencyTotal PayBase Pay RateBasis
Williams, Helena EPresidentLIRR$286,872$229,000Annual
Permut, Howard RPresidentMetro-North Railroad$275,974$103Hourly
Smith, JosephSuperintendent (Maint/Nce)NYC Transit Authority$269,365$235,000Annual
Finn, Brian JChief EngineerLIRR$261,068$171,111Annual
Daube, Kenneth JSuperintendent (Surf. Transp.)NYC Transit Authority$260,277$188,876Annual
Kupferman, Susan LPresident MTA B&THeadquarters$259,287NDRNDR
Roberts Jr., Howard HPresident MTA NYCTHeadquarters$245,417NDRNDR
Redmond, Thomas JConductorLIRR$239,148$75,390Annual
Patel, Ashok RAdmin.Engineer Mgr.NYC Transit Authority$238,375$143,970Annual
Movshina, SophiaComputer Spc.(Sw) 4 Nr BenNYC Transit Authority$237,794$99,638Annual
Dellaverson, Gary JChief Financial OfficerHeadquarters$235,578NDRNDR
Hunter, Monica ASupervising Crew DisLIRR$233,113$79,003Annual
Mazzola, Vincent MForeman-TrackLIRR$230,954$82,249Annual
Stock, WalterB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$226,383$90,086Annual
Kenny, Raymond PSr Vice President-OpLIRR$223,638$217,402Annual
Lombardi, Dennis JB&T SergeantBridges & Tunnels$223,628$76,384Annual
Masiello, Dominick JEngineerLIRR$222,915$75,390Annual
Walker, George FSr Vice President OperationsMetro-North Railroad$221,979$100Hourly
Postorino, JohnChief EngineerLIRR$221,649$145,211Annual
Desimone, Sebastian LPresident - Bus Serv CenterMetro-North Railroad$221,500$99Hourly
Clarson, Susan BEngineerLIRR$221,391$75,390Annual
Dellamonica, RalphSuperintendent (M.W)NYC Transit Authority$218,835$141,555Annual
Fehn, Kevin MGen Mgr-Psgr SvcsLIRR$217,098$147,676Annual
Cosenza, Albert CExec Vice PresidentLIRR$215,261$209,498Annual
Cirelli, MatthewB&T SergeantBridges & Tunnels$214,885$78,398Annual
Feliciano, Vincent EB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$214,084$90,086Annual
Acevedo, Joseph EB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$213,933$90,086Annual
O'Sullivan, MarkB&T SergeantBridges & Tunnels$213,736$78,398Annual
Cleary, Matthew MChief Train DispatchLIRR$213,235$106,005Annual
Wu, JohnPolice OfficerHeadquarters$211,620NDRNDR
Chavez, Charles RB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$210,811$90,086Annual
Stephens, Robert NB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$209,572$90,086Annual
Rich, Edward RConductorLIRR$209,414$75,390Annual
Moretti, David ATBTA EmployeeHeadquarters$209,323NDRNDR
Visceglia, MichaelCar RepairmanLIRR$208,493$64,865Annual
Feil, Steve ASuperintendent (TA Op)NYC Transit Authority$208,325$207,030Annual
Piccirillo, ThomasSergeantHeadquarters$205,632NDRNDR
Fernandez, BenitoDir Labor RelationsHeadquarters$205,435NDRNDR
James, Ricky LEngineerLIRR$205,109$75,390Annual
Gugliucci, Vincent JB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$204,678$90,086Annual
Russo, Richard AB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$204,544$90,086Annual
Quartana, Charles MSuperintendent (Power)NYC Transit Authority$204,522$140,171Annual
Kamertz, GaryB&T SergeantBridges & Tunnels$203,762$78,398Annual
Campbell, Vivian ISuperintendent (Stations)NYC Transit Authority$203,260$137,902Annual
Coulter Jr, John WVice Pres-Esa ReadinLIRR$203,006$197,500Annual
Damura, Raymond SB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$202,386$90,086Annual
Dunne, Ronald CCar RepairmanLIRR$201,304$64,865Annual
Hernandez Jr., PabloPolice OfficerHeadquarters$200,642NDRNDR
Sidberry, Brenda JSuperintendent (Stations)NYC Transit Authority$200,284$163,030Annual
NameTitleSubagencyTotal PayBase Pay RateBasis
Yellin, Neil SOther Agency SupportLong Island Bus$200,250$197,762Annual
Moore, John RAsst Supervisor - C&SMetro-North Railroad$199,306$37Hourly
Taylor, Darryl WGang Foreman-MeLIRR$198,580$82,249Annual
Hein, JohnSupt Labor Relations PerbNYC Transit Authority$198,451$189,874Annual
Yellin, Neil SSr Vice President-AdLIRR$198,449$197,762Annual
Boylan, Christopher PDed Corp Aff & CommunicationsHeadquarters$198,326NDRNDR
Capelluto, John RConductorLIRR$198,269$75,390Annual
Ciullo, RichardPolice OfficerHeadquarters$198,147NDRNDR
Pedoty, Christian SLieutenantHeadquarters$197,880NDRNDR
Reshard Jr, James TAsst StationmasterLIRR$197,860$78,928Annual
Meccariello, Luigi FForeman-TrackLIRR$196,258$82,249Annual
Yasso, Michael ALieutenantHeadquarters$196,184NDRNDR
Brannon, Lester LForeman - Grade B 5%Metro-North Railroad$195,809$39Hourly
Smith Jr., Charles HSuperintendent(Transportation)NYC Transit Authority$195,607$144,715Annual
Harkin, ArthurConductorLIRR$194,611$75,390Annual
Gentile, Thomas FChief Train DispatchLIRR$194,053$106,005Annual
Caggiano, David RB&T SergeantBridges & Tunnels$193,497$78,398Annual
Kleinbaum, Linda GDed Of AdministrationHeadquarters$191,958NDRNDR
Wheeler, William MDir Special Project Dev & PlngHeadquarters$191,958NDRNDR
Flanagan, James FDetective-SergeantHeadquarters$191,661NDRNDR
Schiano, Joseph PB&T LieutenantBridges & Tunnels$190,429$90,086Annual
Moondra, BobbyBTOBridges & Tunnels$190,190$58,444Annual
Tollerson, Ernest JDir Policy & Media RelationsHeadquarters$190,028NDRNDR
Figliola Jr., Charles CSuperintendent (C&S)NYC Transit Authority$189,792$114,101Annual
Young, Mark DVice Pres-Mgmt & FinLIRR$189,768$185,401Annual
Armstrong, Michael JB&T SergeantBridges & Tunnels$189,677$78,398Annual
Trainor, Joseph FDivision Engineer (Ta)NYC Transit Authority$188,567$184,239Annual
Lanigan, Gary MDir Budgets & Financial MgmtHeadquarters$188,567NDRNDR
Morange, William ADed / Director Of SecurityHeadquarters$187,865NDRNDR
Hannaford, DanielRoad Car InspectorLIRR$187,406$73,744Annual
Gonzalez, Manuel AConductorLIRR$187,008$75,390Annual
Ha, Kwok KRoad Car ElectricianLIRR$186,831$66,826Annual
Rinaldi, Catherine ADed / General CounselHeadquarters$186,477NDRNDR
Rinaldi, Catherine AVp-Gen Counsel & SecLIRR$186,477$186,992Annual
Zaino, Francis PLieutenantHeadquarters$186,402NDRNDR
Stewart, Brian IInspector Design & ConstructMetro-North Railroad$186,267$33Hourly
Ball, Michael LSupervising Crew DisLIRR$185,944$79,003Annual
Schnabel, Martin BVice President Gen.Couns.&SecyNYC Transit Authority$185,833$184,707Annual
Chubak, Michael PComputer Systems ManagerNYC Transit Authority$185,764$185,400Annual
Mc Quaid, JamesSuperintendent(Transportation)NYC Transit Authority$185,349$115,807Annual
Hakim, VeroniqueExecutive General CounselNYC Transit Authority$184,966$184,897Annual
Henly, James BGeneral CounselHeadquarters$184,891NDRNDR
Young, MarkLIRR EmployeeHeadquarters$184,891NDRNDR
Lieblong, Robert ESr Vice President OperationsMetro-North Railroad$184,813$99Hourly
Pineda, Jose NB&T SergeantBridges & Tunnels$184,489$76,384Annual
Tenny, James GInspector Design & ConstructMetro-North Railroad$184,079$33Hourly
Gleeson, Denis PPolice OfficerHeadquarters$182,570NDRNDR
Howard, PatrickGang Foreman-MeLIRR$182,522$82,249Annual
Crawford, Cosema EDeputy Chief Engineer (TA)NYC Transit Authority$182,454$185,709Annual
Grace, Jonathan ESupervisor - C&SMetro-North Railroad$182,390$38Hourly
Wojcik, AlfonceSuperintendent (Mow)NYC Transit Authority$182,300$181,201Annual

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