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Who Makes How Much


Peter Martins

Artistic director, New York City Ballet

Angel Corella and Julie Kent
$171,000 each

Principal dancers, American Ballet Theatre

Magdalena Piekarz

Teacher, Arthur Murray Dance Studios

Paul Tagliabue
$8 million

Commissioner, National Football League

Don Garber
$1.25 Million

Commissioner, Major League Soccer

Larry Brown
$10 million

Head coach, New York Knicks

Isiah Thomas
$6.7 million

General manager, New York Knicks

Brian Cashman
$1 million

General manager, New York Yankees

Omar Minaya

General manager, New York Mets

Joe Torre
$6.4 million

Manager, Yankees

Willie Randolph

Manager, Mets

Tom Coughlin
$2.75 million

Head coach, New York Giants

Herman Edwards
$2 million

Head coach, New York Jets

Eli Manning
$7.5 million

Quarterback, Giants

Chad Pennington
$9.1 million

Quarterback, Jets

Adrian Awasom

Rookie defensive end, Giants

Alex Rodriguez
$25.2 million

Third baseman, Yankees

Pedro Martinez
$13.25 million

Pitcher, Mets

Steve Crampton

Pitcher, Newark Bears
($450 per week for 22 weeks, plus $18 per diem on road trips)

Stephon Marbury
$17.5 million

Point guard, Knicks

Jason Kidd
$17.3 million

Point guard, New Jersey Nets

Trevor Ariza

Final 2004 draft pick, Knicks

Becky Hammon

All-Star guard, New York Liberty

Norm Roberts

Head basketball coach, St. John’s

Patrick Magnan

Head basketball coach, defending Manhattan champions Frederick Douglass Academy (in addition to his teacher’s salary)

Marv Albert

TV play-by-play announcer, Nets

Mike and the Mad Dog
$2.7 million

Talk-radio hosts, WFAN
($1.4 million for Mike, $1.3 million for the Mad Dog)

Gregory Burke

Private first class, United States Army, stationed in Iraq
(includes $130 monthly hazardous-duty fee)

John Wright

National Guardsman, Penn Station

Kofi Annan

Secretary-general, United Nations

Hillary Clinton

United States senator

Charles Rangel

United States congressman

George Pataki


Eliot Spitzer

State attorney general

Sheldon Silver

State Assembly speaker

Joseph Bruno

State Senate majority leader

Michael Bloomberg

(official mayor’s salary: $195,000)

Peter Madonia

Mayor’s chief of staff

Kevin Sheekey

Bloomberg reelection campaign manager

Cristyne Nicholas

CEO and president, NYC & Company tourism bureau

John Doherty

Commissioner, Sanitation Department

Lori Lyons


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