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Highest-paid state employees.

Ranked by total compensation for current fiscal year

                                                State  Housing or
                                               Salary

      Name                                      Other  Allowance?
                                               Public

      Title                        Total        Other  Vehicle or

      Agency/Institution    Compensation      Private  Allowance?

1     Mike Anderson (1)       $1,601,068     $168,000  N
                                     (2)          (3)

      Head Basketball                         $15,090  Y
      Coach

      University of                        $1,417,978
      Arkansas

2     G. David Gearhart     $882,653 (2)     $243,894  N
      (4)                                         (5)

      Chancellor                             $586,944  Y
                                                  (6)

      University of
      Arkansas

3     Gus Malzahn III (1)   $850,774 (2)     $156,210  Y
                                                  (7)

      Head Football Coach                     $29,564  N

      Arkansas State                         $665,000
      University                                  (8)

4     John L. Smith             $850,000     $171,561  N

      Head Football Coach                          --  Y

      University of                          $678,439
      Arkansas

5     Jeff Long (1)         $577,781 (2)     $450,000  N
                                                  (9)

      Vice Chancellor,                        $48,690  Y
      Athletics

      University of                           $79,091
      Arkansas

6     Tom D. Collen (1)     $576,603 (2)     $168,437  N
                                                 (10)

      Head Basketball                         $21,543  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $386,623
      Arkansas

7     Paul Vincent Petrino  $506,873 (2)     $122,853  M
      (1)                                        (11)

      Offensive                               $12,049  Y
      Coordinator

      University of                          $371,971
      Arkansas

8     Eli Jones                 $459,000     $459,000  --

      Dean, Business                               --  --
      Administration

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

9     Paul J. Haynes lll        $425,000     $425,000  --

      Defensive                                    --
      Coordinator

      University of
      Arkansas

10    Donald R. Bobbitt     $416,932 (2)     $355,000  Y
      (4)                                        (12)

      President                               $44,969  N

      University of                           $16,963
      Arkansas System

11    Charles L Welch (4)   $367,780 (2)     $285,000  Y
                                                 (13)

      President                                $80057  Y

      Arkansas State                           $2,723
      University System

12    Melvin L Watkins      $364,794 (2)     $107,265  N
      (1)                                        (14)

      Assistant Basketball                    $19,581  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $237,948
      Arkansas

13    Brad Choate               $348,175     $348,175  --

      Vice Chancellor,                             --  --
      University
      Advancement

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

14    Dan Worrell               $341,772     $341,772  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

15    Christopher A.        $334,130 (2)     $122,853  N
      Klenakis (1)                               (15)

      Assistant Football                      $18,019  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $193,258
      Arkansas

16    Steve Carl Caldwell   $333,501 (2)     $122,853  N
      (1)                                        (16)

      Assistant Football                      $22,220  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $188,428
      Arkansas

17    Rebecca H. "Becky"    $315,739 (2)     $166,676  Y
      Paneitz-Danks (4)

      President (17)                          $61,654  Y

      Northwest Arkansas                      $87,409
      Community College

18    Beverly Rouse Lewis       $314,610     $314,610  --

      Executive Associate                          --  --
      Athletic Director

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

19    David Kevin Van Horn  $313,177 (2)     $102,599  N
      (1)                                         (3)

      Baseball Coach                          $26,198  Y

      University of                          $184,380
      Arkansas

20    Bobby Allen (1)       $305,418 (2)     $122,853  N
                                                  (4)

      Assistant Football                      $23.148  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $159,417
      Arkansas

21    Taver R. Johnson      $303,035 (2)     $122,853  N
      (1)                                         (5)

      Assistant Football                      $11,441  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $168,741
      Arkansas

22    Stephen L Shields     $297,954 (2)     $144,670  N
      (1)                                         (6)

      Head Coach. Men's                       $26,217  Y
      Basketball

      University of                          $127,067
      Arkansas at Little
      Rock

23    Sharon L. Gaber           $292,800     $292,800  --

      Vice Chancellor                              --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

24    Paul E. Danielson         $290,407     $290,407  --

      Associate Justice                            --  --

      Supreme Court                                --

25    Rajiv Sabherwal           $288,125     $288,125  --

      Department Chair,                            --  --
      WCOB

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

26    Tim Hudson (7)        $282,986 (2)  $225325 (8)  Y

      Chancellor                               $7,986  Y

      Arkansas State                          $49,675
      University

27    Donald 0. Pederson        $280,800     $280,800  --

      Vice Chancellor,                             --  --
      Finance &
      Administration

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

28    Vernon J.                 $278,304     $278,304  --
      Richardson

      Department Chair,                            --  --
      WCOB

      University of                    .           --
      Arkansas

29    Robert C. Brown (7)   $275,029 (2)     $209,631  Y

      President                               $57,598  Y

      Arkansas Tech                            $7,800
      University

30    Kris A. Cinkovich     $274,511 (2)     $122.853  --
      (1)                                         (9)

      Assistant Football                      $23,952  --
      Coach

      University of                          $127,706
      Arkansas

31    Viswanath Venkatesh       $274,442     $274,442  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

32    Mark J. Cochran           $272,400     $272,400  --

      Vice President,                              --  --
      Agriculture

      University of                                --
      Arkansas System

33    Timothy E. Horton     $269,141 (2)     $122,853  N
      (1)                                        (10)

      Assistant Football                      $24.717  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $121,571
      Arkansas

34    Joel E. Anderson      $269,063 (2)     $206,231  Y
      (7)                                        (11)

      Chancellor                              $42,613  Y

      University of                           $20,219
      Arkansas at Little
      Rock

35    Paul B. Beran (7)     $268,799 (2)     $190,000  Y
                                                 (12)

      Chancellor                              $54.968  Y

      University of                           $23,831
      Arkansas at Fort
      Smith

36    David F. Rankin (7)   $257,297 (2)     $195,000  Y

      President                               $62,297  N

      Southern Arkansas
      University

37    Jason L Veltkamp      $255,358 (2)     $122,853  N
      (1)                                         (3)

      Assistant Football                      $18,654  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $113,851
      Arkansas

38    Kevin P. Peoples      $253,801 (2)     $104,400  N
      (1)                                         (4)

      Assistant Football                      $18,857  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $130,544
      Arkansas

39    Bobby McMath              $244,903     $244,903  --

      Dean                                         --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

40    Vijay K. Varadan          $242,165     $242,165  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor,
      Engineering

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

41    Larry N. Williams     $240,345 (2)     $171,675  Y
      (5)

      Chancellor                              $58,670  Y

      Arkansas State                          $10,000
      University-Newport

42    Anne O'Leary-Kelly        $240,000     $240,000  --

      Associate Dean,                              --  --
      WCOB

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

43    Glen F. Fenter (5)    $239,494 (2)     $166,675  Y

      President                               $56,585  Y

      Mid-South Community                     $16,234
      College

44    PuLiu                     $238,298     $238,298  --

      Department Chair,                            --  --
      WCOB

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

45    Samir M. El-Ghazaly       $237,625     $237,625  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

46    Stacy L. Leeds            $236,900     $236,900  --

      Dean, Law                                    --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

47    H. Jackson Lassiter   $234,749 (2)     $180,540  Y
      (5)

      Chancellor                              $54,209  Y

      University of                                --
      Arkansas at
      Monticello

48    Joe M. Foley (1)      $234,458 (2)     $144,670
                                                  (6)

      Head Coach, Women's                     $28,197  --
      Basketball

      University of                           $61,591
      Arkansas at Little
      Rock

49    Fred Davis                $233,926     $233,926  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor, WCOB

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

50    Coy Grace (5)         $232,529 (2)     $165,174  Y

      President                               $67,355  N

      East Arkansas                                --
      Community College

51    Jim M. Rankin             $230,662     $230,662  --

      Vice Provost,                                --  --
      Research & Economic

      Development                                  --

      University of
      Arkansas

52    John A. White Jr.         $227,032     $227,032  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor,
      Engineering

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

53    Barbara A. Goswick        $226,267     $226,267  --

      Vice President,                              --  --
      Finance & CFO

      University of                                --
      Arkansas System

54    James H. Leylek           $226,250     $226,250  --

      Department Chair,                            --  --
      Engineering

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

55    Thomas W. Kimbrell        $224,399     $224,399  --

      Commissioner of                              --  --
      Education

      Arkansas Department                          --
      of Education

56    Brad McMakin (1)      $224,035 (2)     $100,929  N
                                                  (7)

      Golf Coach                              $18,432  Y

      University of                          $104,674
      Arkansas

57    Glendell Jones            $222,397     $222,397  Y

      President                                    --  Y

      Henderson State                              --
      University

58    Gary D. Ferrier           $220,000     $220,000  --

      Associate Dean,                              --  --
      WCOB

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

58    Terry Martin              $220,000     $220,000  --

      Dean, Engineering                            --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

60    Mike E. Vayda             $219,525     $219,525

      Dean                                         --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

61    Deborah Frazier       $219,359 (2)     $158,100  Y
      (61)

      Chancellor                              $61,259  N

      UA Community College                         --
      at Batesville

62    Jackie Elliott (1)    $217,782 (2)     $155,000  Y

      President                               $62,782  Y

      North Arkansas
      College

63    Karen V. Pincus           $217,073     $217,073  --

      Professor, WCOB                              --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

64    Lance L. Harter (3)   $216,759 (2)     $100,929  N
                                                  (4)

      Head Track Coach                        $18,370  Y

      University of                           $97,460
      Arkansas

65    Scot Burton               $216,486     $216,486  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

66    Eugene McKay (1)      $216,414 (2)     $166,675  Y

      Chancellor                              $49,739  Y

      Arkansas State
      University-Beebe

67    Robin L Myers (1)     $216,387 (5)     $164,220  Y
                                                  (6)

      Chancellor                              $48,693  Y

      ASU-Mountain Home                        $3,474

68    R. Wayne Hatcher          $216,123     $150,000  Y
      (1)

      President                               $66,123  Y

      Black River
      Technical College

69    T. J. Cleveland Jr.   $215,065 (7)     $108,120  N
      (3)                                         (6)

      Assistant Basketball                    $19,321  Y
      Coach

      University of                           $87,624
      Arkansas

70    Bruce Pontious            $214,026     $214,026  --

      Associate Vice                               --  --
      Chancellor,
      Advancement

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

71    Sarah A. "Sally"      $214,004 (2)     $152,169  Y
      Carder (1)

      President                               $59,045  Y

      National Park                            $2,790
      Community College

72    Eric Sandgren             $214,000     $214,000  --

      Dean, Engineering &                          --  --
      IT

      University of                                --
      Arkansas at Little
      Rock

73    Steven C. "Chris"     $213,853 (2)     $158,100  Y
      Thomason (1)

      Chancellor                              $55,753  N

      University of                                --
      Arkansas Community

      College at Hope

74    Bobby Jones (1)       $212,925 (8)     $178,500  --

      Vice President,                         $34,425  --
      Finance &
      Administration

      Henderson State                              --
      University

75    Barbara Jones (1)     $212,879 (2)     $155,800  Y

      President                               $55,854  Y

      South Arkansas                           $1,225
      Community College

76    Steve Cole (1)        $212,245 (2)     $158,100  Y

      Chancellor                              $54,145  N

      Cossatot Community
      College of the UA

77    Steven F. Murray      $212,194 (2)     $158,100  Y
      (1)

      Chancellor                              $51,504  N

      Phillips Community                       $2,590
      College of the UA

78    Bill P. Curington         $212,000     $212,000  --

      Department Chair,                            --  --
      WCOB

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

79    Matt Zimmerman (1)    $211,998 (2)     $105,077  N
                                                  (3)

      Assistant Basketball                    $20,387  Y
      Coach

      University of                           $86,534
      Arkansas

80    Larry Davis (4)       $211,921 (2)     $158,100  Y

      Chancellor                              $53,821  N

      UA Community College                         --
      at Morrilton

81    Clint S. Conque (1)   $210,770 (2)     $132,517  N
                                                  (5)

      Head Football Coach                              Y

      University of                           $45,474
      Central Arkansas

82    Cristian A. Murdock       $210,185     $210,185  --

      Vice Chancellor,                             --  --
      University

      Advancement                                  --

      Arkansas State
      University

83    Vasundara V.              $209,638     $209,638  --
      Varadan

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

84    Peggy B. Gram             $207,961     $207,961  --

      Chief Deputy                                 --  --

      Arkansas Auditor of                          --
      State

84    Janet J. Harris           $207,961     $207,961  --

      Deputy Auditor                               --  --

      Arkansas Auditor of                          --
      State

86    Clarence E. Watson        $205,500     $205,500  --
      Jr.

      Associate Vice                               --  --
      President,
      Engineering

      Experiment Station                           --

      University of
      Arkansas

87    Paula J. Casey            $204,000     $204,000  --

      Professor                                    --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas at Little
      Rock

88    Randall B. Woods          $203,608     $203,608  --

      Distinguished                                --  --
      Professor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

89    Lalit R. Verma            $203,229     $203,229  --

      Department Chair                             --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

90    Stephen Hilterbran    $202,887 (2)     $150,000  --
      (4)

      President                               $52,887  --

      Southeast Arkansas                           --
      College

91    Lucinda A. Smith          $202,734     $202,734  --
      McDaniel

      General Counsel                              --  --

      Arkansas State                               --
      University

92    Thomas C. Courtway    $201,875 (6)     $162,578  Y
      (4)                                         (7)

      President                               $39,297  N

      University of                                --
      Central Arkansas

93    Susan E. Gauch            $201,375     $201,375  --

      Department Chair                             --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

94    Richard L Dawe (4)       $200,648?     $142,850  Y

      President                               $57,798  N

      Ozarka College                               --

95    Alan E. Ellstrand         $200,514     $200,514  --

      Department Chair,                            --  --
      WCOB

      University of
      Arkansas

96    Charles P. Kokes          $200,278     $200,278  --

      Director, Medical                            --  --
      Examiner's Division

      Arkansas State Crime                         --
      Lab

97    Mike Johnson              $199,950     $199,950  --

      Associate Vice                               --  --
      Chancellor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

98    Michael R. Pakko          $199,657     $199,657  --

      Economist, Institute                         --  --
      of Economic

      Advancement                                  --

      University of
      Arkansas at Little
      Rock

99    Howard W. Brill           $198,984     $198,984  --

      University                                   --  --
      Professor

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

100   Matthew A. Waller         $198,797     $198,797  --

      1 Department Chair,                          --  --
      WCOB

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

101   Kim LaScola Needy         $198,525     $198,525  --

      Department Chair                             --  --

      University of                                 .
      Arkansas

102   Wayne Y. Lee              $197,997     $197,997  --

      Professor, WCOB                              --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

103   Robert Earl Babcock       $195,000     $195,000  --

      Department Chair                             --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

104   Robert Blakely            $193,455     $193,455  --
      Moberly

      Professor                                    --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

105   Ann Kemp                  $193,418     $193,418  --

      Vice President,                              --  --
      Administration

      University of                                --
      Arkansas System

106   Kevin D. Hall             $192,375     $192,375  --

      Department Chair                             --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

107   Corbet J. Larrikin       $192,194?     $143,481  Y
      (1)

      Chancellor                              $48,117  N

      Southern Arkansas                          $596
      University Tech

108   Chris Bucknam             $191,625     $191,625  --

      Director, Track &                            --  --
      Tennis Facility

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

109   Robin Ann Roberts         $190,735     $190,735  --

      Dean                                         --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

110   Len T. Frey               $190,000     $190,000  --

      Vice Chancellor,                             --  --
      Finance &

      Administration                               --

      Arkansas State
      University

110   Jane P. Wayland           $190,000     $190,000  --

      Department Chair                             --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas at Little
      Rock

112   Javier A. Reyes           $189,750     $189,750  --

      Department Chair                             --  --

      University of
      Arkansas

113   Linda Ann Myers           $189,582     $189,582

      Professor, WCOB                              --  --

      University of                                --  --
      Arkansas

114   Glen F. Baker             $189,440     $189,440  --

      Chief Physician                              --  --
      Specialist

      Arkansas Department                          --
      of Health

115   James L "Skip"            $189,000     $189,000  --
      Rutherford

      Dean, Clinton                                --  --
      School

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

115   Andrew N. Sharpley        $189,000     $189,000  --

      Professor                                    --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

117   David A. Jorn (3)     $187,791 (2)  $70,161 (4)  N

      Assistant Baseball                      $16,398  Y
      Coach

      University of                          $101,232
      Arkansas

118   Richard B. Hudson         $187,460     $187,460  --

      Vice Chancellor,                             --  --
      Government &

      Community Relations                          --

      University of
      Arkansas

119   Joseph H. Bates           $186,710     $186,710  --

      Deputy State Health                          --  --
      Office

      Arkansas Department                          --
      of Health

120   Timothy Paul Cronan       $185,860     $185,860  --

      Professor, WCOB                              --  --

      University of                                --
      Arkansas

1 Athletic department employee for whom more detailed compensation
data has been made available. Some compensation included in the total
may not be taxable income. 2 For fiscal 2012 3 State salary increased
to $172,000 in FY2013 but total from UA and Razorback Foundation
unchanged at $1,500,000 4 College or university president or chancellor
for whom more detailed compensation data has been made available. Some
compensation included in the total may not be taxable income. 5 Salary
including UA and UA Foundation portions increased from $295,396 in
FY2012 to $320,000 in FY2013 6 Includes $294,323 in deferred
compensation paid by UA Foundation in FY 2012 and $225,000 in deferred
compensation not paid during the fiscal year 7 Increased to $160,896
for FY 2013 8 Estimated 9 Salary including UA and UA Foundation
portions increased from $475,000 in FY2012 to $495,000 in FY201310
State salary increased to $170,433 in FY2013 and total for UA and
Razorback Foundation increased from $401,634 in FY 2012 to $415,691 in
FY201311 State salary increased to $123,250 in FY2013 but total from UA
and Razorback Foundation unchanged at $425,00012 Unchanged in FY201313
Increased to $290,700 in FY201314 Salary including
UA and UA Foundation portions increased from $300,000 in FY2012 to
$309,000 in FY201315 State salary increased to
$125,217 in FY2013 but total from UA and Razorback Foundation unchanged
at $266,42016 State salary increased to $125,217 in FY2013 but total
from UA and Razorback Foundation unchanged at $257,00017 Announced in
April plans to retire in 2013

1 Athletic department employee for whom more detailed compensation
data has been made available. Some compensation
included in the total may not be taxable income. 2 For fiscal
2012 3 Salary including UA and UA Foundation portions increased
from $230,625 in FY2012 to $237,544 in FY2013 4 State salary
increased to $124,974 in FY2013 but total from UA and Razorback
Foundation unchanged at $235,800 5 State salary increased to
$123,750 in FY2013 but total from UA and Razorback Foundation
unchanged at $275,000 6 Combined public and private salary
increased from $228,843 in FY2012 to $230,290 in FY2013 7
College or university president or chancellor for whom more
detailed compensation data has been made available. Some
compensation included in the total may not be taxable income.
8 Increased to $275,000 for FY2013 9 State salary increased to
$124,584 in FY2013 but total from UA and Razorback Foundation
unchanged at $214,80010 State salary increased to $125,050 in
FY2013 but total from UA and Razorback Foundation unchanged at
$205,00011 Increased to $219,406 in FY201312 Increased to
$193,800 in FY2013

1 Athletic department employee for whom more detailed
compensation data has been made available. Some compensation
included in the total may not be taxable income. 2 For fiscal
2012 3 State salary increased to $126,284 in FY2013 but total
from UA and Razorback Foundation unchanged at $200,450 4 State
salary increased to $126,000 in FY2013 but total from UA and
Razorback Foundation unchanged at $200,000 5 College or
university president or chancellor for whom more detailed
compensation data has been made available. Some compensation
included in the total may not be taxable income. 6 Combined
public and private salary increased from $161,246 in FY2012 to
$162,688 in FY2013 7 State salary increased to $103,515 in
FY2013 and total for UA and Razorback Foundation increased from
$150,000 in FY2012 to $179,500 in FY2013

1 College or university president or chancellor for whom more
detailed compensation data has been made available. Some
compensation included in the total may not be taxable income.
2 For fiscal 2012 3 Athletic department employee for whom more
detailed compensation data has been made available. Some
compensation included in the total may not be taxable income.
4 State salary increased to $103,088 in FY2013 and total for
UA and Razorback Foundation increased from $143,500 in FY2012
to $160,000 in FY2013 5 As president of Arkansas Northeastern
College in FY2012 6 Increased to $176,826 as chancellor of
ASU-Mountain Home 7 State salary increased to $110,313 in FY2013
and total for UA and Razorback Foundation increased from $170,000
in FY2012 to $175,100 in FY2013 8 As interim president in FY2012

1 Athletic department employee for whom more detailed compensation
data has been made available. Some compensation included in the total
may not be taxable income. 2 For fiscal 2012 3 Increased to $110,313
in FY2013 4 College or university president or chancellor for whom
more detailed compensation data has been made available. Some
compensation included in the total may not be taxable income. 5
Increased to $137,517 in FY2013 6 As executive assistant to the
president, interim and then president during FY2012 7 Increased to
$210,000 in FY2013

Sources: Department of Finance & Administration, Department of
Higher Education, State Highway & Transportation Department, Lottery
Commission and individual colleges and universities 1 College or
University president or chancellor for whom more detailed compensation
data has been made available. Some compensation included in the total
may not be taxable income. 2 For fiscal 2012 3 Athletic department
employee for whom more detailed compensation data has been made
available. Some compensation included in the total may not be taxable
income. 4 State salary increased to $71,615 in FY2013 and total for
UA and Razorback Foundation increased from $144,851 in FY2012 to
$149,197 in FY2013
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Date:Oct 15, 2012
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