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Highest Paid Public Employees1
1William "Bill" Johnson
TVA President, CEO
2Butch Jones
UT Head coach, football
3Charles Pardee
4Richard Barnes
UT Head coach, men's basketball
5Sherry Anne Quirk
TVA EVP, general counsel
6David Hart Jr.
UT Vice chancellor, athletic director
7John Hoskins
TVA SVP, chief risk officer
8Joseph Hoagland
TVA VP, stakeholder relations
9Holly Warlick
UT Head coach, women's basketball
10Tammy Wilson
TVA VP, treasurer
11Joseph DiPietro
UT President
12Diane Wear
TVA VP, controller
13Michael Bajakian
Mark Elder
UT Football offensive coordinator
UT Football coach, tight ends
13John Jancek
UT Football, defensive coordinator
15Jimmy Cheek
UT Chancellor
16David Owens
TVA VP, coal & gas svcs.
17Janet Brewer
TVA VP, communications
18David Serrano
UT Baseball head coach
19Justin Maierhofer
TVA VP, gov't relations
20Stephen Mangum
UT Dean, Business Admin.
21David Millhorn
UT Exec. VP
22Steve Stripling
UT Assoc. head football coach
23Tommy Thigpen III
UT Football, linebackers coach
24William Martinez
UT Asst. head football coach
24Donald Mahoney
UT Football coach, offensive line
26Joseph Carcello
UT Exec. director, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
27Wayne Davis
UT Dean, Engineering
28Charles Glisson
UT Sr. research director, Social Work
29Mark Dean
UT Distinguished prof., Electrical Eng. & Computer Sciences
30Darinka Mileusnic
Knox Co. Chief medical examiner
31Jan F. Simek
UT Interim dept. head, Anthropology
32Mintha Roach
KUB President, CEO
33Susan Martin
UT Provost, Sr. vice chancellor
34Taylor Eighmy
UT Vice chancellor, Research & Engagement
35Mitchell Goldman
UT Chair, Dept. of Surgery
36Jeremy Smith
UT Gov.'s Chair, Biochem., Cell. & Mol. biology
37Robert Gillespie Jr.
UT Football coach, running backs
37Zachary Azzanni
UT Football, wide receivers coach
39Larry Arrington
UT Chancellor, Inst. of Agriculture
40Bruce Behn
UT Assoc. dean, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
41Takeshi Egami
UT Director, Materials Science & Engineering
42Elbio Dagotto
UT Distinguished prof., Physics & Cond. Matter
43Steven Zinkle
UT Governor's Chair, Nuclear Engineering
44William Weber
UT Gov.'s Chair, Materials Science & Eng.
45Bill Elmore
46Charles Peccolo Jr.
UT Treasurer, CFO, CIO
47Christopher Lochmuller
Knox Co. deputy chief medical examiner
48Thomas Zawodzinski
UT Gov.'s Chair, Chem. & Biomolecular Eng.
49Christopher Cimino
UT V. chancellor, Finance & Admin.
50Gary Sayler
UT Director, Ctr. For Env. Biotech.
51James Neutens
UT Dean, Graduate School of Medicine
52Theodore Stank
UT Chair, Mktg. & Supply Chain Mgmt.
53Arthur Ragauskas
UT Gov.'s Chair, Chem. & Biomol. Eng.
54Jack Dongarra
UT Dist. research prof., Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci.
55Jimmy Mays
UT Distinguished scientist, Chemistry
56James Thompson
UT Dean, Vet. Medicine
57Terry Hazen
UT Gov.'s Chair, Civil & env. engineering
58Douglas Blaze
UT Dean, College of Law
59Gregory Blake
UT Chair, Family Practice Ctr.
60Lofton Stuart Jr.
Rickey McCurry
UT Interim VP & Pres., UT Foundation
UT VP; CEO, UT Foundation
61Bamin Khomami
UT Dept. head, Chem. & Biomol. Eng.
62Theresa Love Lee
UT Dean, Arts & Sciences
63Scott Rabenold
UT Vice chancellor, Developmt. & Alumni Affairs
64William Fox
UT Dir., Ctr. For Business & Econ. Research
65Rebecca Tolene
TVA VP, natural resources, real property
66Frank Loeffler
UT Gov.'s Chair, Microbiology
67Terry Neal
UT Prof., Accounting & Information Mgmt.
68Linda Hendricks Harig
UT VP, Chief HR officer
69James Wansley
UT Dept. head, Finance
70Sudarsanam Babu
UT Gov.'s Chair, Mech., Aerospace, Biomed. Eng.
71Annette Ranft
UT Sr. assoc. dean, Business Admin.
72Anthony Mezzacappa
UT Director, Joint Institute for Computational Sciences
73David Joy
UT Dist. prof., Biochem., Cell. & Mol. bio.
74James McIntyre3
Knox Co. Schools superintendent
75J.J. Clark
UT Director, head coach, track & field
76Victoria Niederhauser
UT Dean, College of Nursing
77Joseph Stewart
UT Special assistant to Exec. VP
78Katherine High
UT VP, Academic Affairs & Student Success
79William Neilson
UT Dept. head, Economics
80Eddie Moore
UT Assoc. dean, Grad. School of Medicine
81M. David Stockton
UT Prof., Grad. School of Medicine
82Lee Riedinger
UT Dir., Bredesen Ctr. for Interdisciplinary Rsrch
83Vincent Carilli Jr.
UT Vice chancellor, Student Life
84Daniel Simberloff
UT Endowed prof., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
85Kyra Elzy
UT Asst. coach, women's basketball
86Robert Hatcher Jr.
UT Distinguished prof., Science Alliance
87Hanno Weitering
UT Dept. head, Physics
88Rajiv Dhand
UT Chair, Dept. of Medicine
89Alex Miller
UT Professor, College of Business Admin.
90Michael Morris
UT Assoc. dean, Business Administration
91Amy Barger-Stevens
UT Assoc. professor, Family Practice Res., Grad. School of Medicine
92Mandyam Srinivasan
UT Prof., Stats., Operations & Mgmt. Science
93Tonjanita Johnson
Ralph Weekly
UT VP, Communications & mktg.
UT Co-head softball coach
94Tracie Woidtke
UT Endowed prof., Finance
95Catherine Mizell
UT VP, General counsel
96Michael Wirth
UT Dean, Coll. of Communications & Info.
97Georges Guiochon
UT Distinguished prof., Chemistry
98Walter Puckett
UT Program dir., assoc. prof., Finance
99Woodrow Henderson
UT Assistant VP, exec. director, Development
100Terry Leap
UT Dept. head, Management
1 Knox & Anderson counties; 2 At press time, UT announced it would raise Coach Jones' pay to $3.6 million for FY 2015; 3 On Jan. 4, 2016, Dr. McIntyre announced that he is stepping down as Superintendent of Knox County Schools. He will remain in the position until July 8, 2016. At the time of publication, a replacement had not been announced. ; 4 Incl. $14,400 contribution to annuity and $9,600 automobile allowance
Source: City of Knoxville, City of Oak Ridge, Knox Co. Public Building Authority, Knox County, Knox County Schools, TVA, Visit Knoxville, UT, Pellissippi State, Walters State and other public institutions. UT salary data is for system-wide employees in Knox & Anderson counties employed as of June 30, 2015, usu. incl. base pay plus longevity pay, expense and housing allowances. UT athletic salaries may incl. hosting & other compensation. All UT athletics funding, incl. coaches' salaries, is from monies generated by athletics' resources and not from appropriated funding by state of Tenn. or other university revenues. TVA info. incl. officers who were employed at end of FY 2015 (Sept. 30, 2015). TVA titles reflect position held at end of fiscal year. TVA salaries represent actual salary during FY2015, annual & long-term incentive awards, deferred compensation credits, grants from Exec. Long-Term Retention Incentive Plan, and awards under Performance Incentive Arrangements, and lump-sum recruitment incentives

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