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Malia M. Cohen
California State Controller
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Report: Highest Paid Employees

  Position Special District Department Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
1. Manager General Assistant Energy Department Imperial Irrigation District Energy $396,298 $12,154
2. General Manager - retiring Trinity Public Utilities District Management $395,331 $48,410
3. General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $389,322 $86,425
4. General Manager Northern California Power Agency General Mgr. & Exec Services $384,621 $157,163
5. General Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of The General Manager Section $330,690 $89,560
6. Attorney and General Counsel Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Counsel $297,464 $64,634
7. Chief Financial Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $296,733 $71,178
8. Assistant General Manager & Chief Operating Officer Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of The General Manager Section $295,048 $73,305
9. Assistant General Manager, Energy Supply Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $294,750 $70,534
10. Assistant General Manager/Chief Administrative Officer Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of The General Manager Section $286,604 $70,806
11. General Manager San Diego County Water Authority Gm Administration $286,084 $104,506
12. General Manager East Bay Municipal Utility District Office Of The General Manager $265,170 $129,111
13. Manager Energy Department Assistant Imperial Irrigation District Energy $261,575 $17,530
14. General Manager Modesto Irrigation District General Manager $260,296 $121,542
15. General Counsel San Diego County Water Authority General Counsel $256,270 $72,601
16. Assistant General Manager Strategic Water Initiative Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of The General Manager Section $255,596 $80,614
17. Assistant General Counsel Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $254,145 $66,804
18. Assistant General Manager, Customer, Distribution and Technology Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $248,126 $63,145
19. Director of Operations & Maintenance East Bay Municipal Utility District Operations and Maintenance $247,692 $89,628
20. Assistant General Counsel Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $246,978 $73,322
21. Assistant to the General Manager
Other Positions Held: Manager General
Imperial Irrigation District General Manager $245,495 $22,259
22. Director of Wastewater East Bay Municipal Utility District Wastewater $243,552 $101,568
23. Director of Finance East Bay Municipal Utility District Finance $242,495 $76,502
24. General Manager Placer County Water Agency General Manager $240,188 $77,950
25. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Generation Services $236,119 $79,692
26. Director of Administration East Bay Municipal Utility District Administration $235,968 $92,986
27. Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Manager, Business Technology $235,639 $69,719
28. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Legislative & Regulatory $233,953 $82,957
29. Line Construction Foreman/Woman with Class A License Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $231,592 $35,450
30. Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Manager Of Water System Operations $231,386 $72,068
31. Operations & Maint Dept Mgr. East Bay Municipal Utility District Operations and Maintenance $229,112 $88,933
32. Director of Engineering & Construction East Bay Municipal Utility District Engineering $228,023 $91,315
33. General Manager Three Valleys Municipal Water District Administration $226,870 $38,380
34. Chief Workforce Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District Workforce Management $225,521 $54,915
35. General Manager Olivenhain Municipal Water District General Manager and Public Affairs $225,172 $50,641
36. Line Construction Foreman/Woman with Class A License Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $225,155 $46,409
37. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Power Management $224,208 $83,281
38. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Admin Services $224,129 $83,251
39. General Counsel East Bay Municipal Utility District Office Of General Counsel $221,815 $93,061
40. Bay-Delta Initiatives Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Bay Delta Initiatives $219,009 $62,818
41. Director, Wtr/Natural Resource East Bay Municipal Utility District Water and Natural Resources $218,340 $94,013
42. Manager of Human Resources East Bay Municipal Utility District Human Resources $217,840 $80,395
43. Manager of WW Environmental Sv East Bay Municipal Utility District Wastewater $217,480 $86,977
44. General Manager United Water Conservation District Administration $217,287 $65,966
45. Chief Deputy General Counsel Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $216,795 $67,910
46. Manager Operations & Energy Infrastructure Imperial Irrigation District Energy $215,922 $25,600
47. Senior Engineer Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Operations & Planning Section $215,357 $68,664
48. Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Human Resources Group Manager $215,201 $76,077
49. Chief Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District Legislative and Regulatory $214,737 $58,248
50. Chief Business and Public Affairs Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $214,257 $53,593
51. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency General Mgr. & Exec Services $213,799 $80,665
52. Assistant General Counsel East Bay Municipal Utility District Office Of General Counsel $213,102 $95,767
53. Special Assistant IV East Bay Municipal Utility District Office Of The General Manager $212,440 $77,224
54. Chief Deputy General Counsel (C) Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $211,716 $67,709
55. Distribution Systems Operator II Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $210,354 $35,067
56. Assistant Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Manager Real Property Development & Management $209,396 $67,043
57. Assistant General Manager - Engineering & Operations Three Valleys Municipal Water District Engineering/Planning & Resources $209,309 $14,252
58. Director, Grid Assets Sacramento Municipal Utility District Distribution Services Supervisor $209,220 $47,424
59. Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Engineering Services Group Manager $209,217 $71,402
60. Chief Administrative Officer Imperial Irrigation District Administrative Services $207,968 $25,129
61. Manager of WW Engineering East Bay Municipal Utility District Wastewater $207,477 $88,346
62. Deputy General Manager External Affairs Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of The General Manager Section $207,260 $59,262
63. Manager, Line Assets Sacramento Municipal Utility District Distribution Services Supervisor $207,059 $51,568
64. General Manager Truckee-Donner Public Utility District General Management $206,976 $93,099
65. Manager Colorado River Water Issues
Other Positions Held: Manager Water Department
Imperial Irrigation District General Manager $206,493 $24,433
66. Manager Of Financial Services Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Treasury/Debt Management Section $206,157 $60,531
67. Manager of Information Systems East Bay Municipal Utility District Information Systems $204,511 $85,572
68. Assistant General Manager Walnut Valley Water District Administration $204,299 $62,067
69. Director, Grid Planning and Operations Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation and Reliability $203,534 $52,077
70. General Manager South Feather Water and Power Agency Administration $203,044 $46,255
71. General Manager Walnut Valley Water District Administration $202,865 $63,498
72. Special Assistant IV East Bay Municipal Utility District Office Of The General Manager $202,836 $93,601
73. Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Manager Real Property Development & Management $202,629 $64,532
74. General Manager Turlock Irrigation District General Manager's Administration $201,882 $75,336
75. General Counsel Imperial Irrigation District General Counsel $201,607 $25,728
76. Senior Deputy General Counsel (C) Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $201,395 $64,036
77. Lineman/Woman with Class A License Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $201,308 $41,818
78. Treasurer-Controller Northern California Power Agency Acct & Finance $201,050 $72,838
79. General Manager Santa Fe Irrigation District Administration $200,819 $70,423
80. General Counsel Southern California Public Power Authority Administration $200,781 $60,487
81. Manager of WW Treatment East Bay Municipal Utility District Wastewater $200,732 $87,310
82. General Manager Lake Hemet Municipal Water District Administration $200,303 $16,487
83. Manager, Plant Northern California Power Agency Generation Services $200,041 $74,751
84. Chief Deputy General Counsel (C) Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $199,863 $76,568
85. Senior Deputy General Counsel (C) Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $199,396 $54,418
86. Shift Senior Power System Operator Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation and Reliability $198,936 $55,920
87. Superintendent Generation Maintenance Sacramento Municipal Utility District Generation Maintenance $198,574 $29,693
88. Director Of Strategic Affairs Placer County Water Agency Strategic Affairs $198,445 $64,542
89. Assistant General Counsel East Bay Municipal Utility District Office Of General Counsel $198,363 $75,308
90. Chief Financial Officer/Manager Finance Department Imperial Irrigation District Finance $198,307 $25,604
91. Line Foreman/Woman Light Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $197,459 $44,742
92. Fault Locator Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $197,086 $44,308
93. Assistant Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Manager Of Water System Operations $197,057 $71,374
94. Group Manager Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Water Resource Management, Office Of Manager Of Water Resource Management $196,800 $63,884
95. Distribution Systems Operator II Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $195,818 $38,910
96. Unit Manager V (Engineering) Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Office Of Engineering Services Group Manager $195,801 $61,871
97. General Manager South San Joaquin Irrigation District Administration $195,260 $34,167
98. Manager, Treasury and Treasurer Sacramento Municipal Utility District Treasury $194,872 $34,029
99. Chief Information Officer Imperial Irrigation District Information Technology $194,773 $24,046
100. Senior Deputy General Counsel Labor Relations Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Counsel $194,559 $56,327