Thursday, July 14, 2011 – 11:30 a.m.

The following is a list of recipients of San Bernardino County retirees receiving annual pension payments in the amount of $150,000 and greater.

The information was released by the San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association (SBCERA) as a result of a lawsuit filed by The Press-Enterprise.

The pension fund had fought the litigation for about a year. will publish the list of $125,000 and above on Saturday.

NAME                             Position                        Pension Amount
Richard A. Beemer                Undersheriff                    $290,901.96
Norman A. Kanold                 Associate County Administrator  $254,818.80
Michael Stodelle                 Assistant Sheriff               $254,640.36
Warren S. Nobles                 Assistant Sheriff               $254,031.60
Thomas L. Sutton                 Director, Special District      $253,332.48
Gerald Farber                    Public Defender                 $243,287.40
Ronald W. Biebedorf              Assistant Sheriff               $241,447.32
James Coronado                   Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $241,276.92
Bruce J. Zeiner                  Assistant Sheriff               $238,040.76
John Michaelson                  Chief Executive Officer         $236,271.96
Richard N. Larsen                Treasurer-Tax Collector         $235,421.04
Colene B. Haller                 Not Specified                   $233,070.48
Robert McDonald                  Deputy Administrative Officer   $231,485.28
Ronald Reitz                     County Counsel                  $230,626.20
Alan K. Marks                    County Counsel                  $228,577.44
Robert Peppler                   Undersheriff                    $227,046.00
Dennis J. Casey                  Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $224,508.72
Stephen P. Hall                  Chief Information Officer       $222,846.84
Edward Ripley                    Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $221,766.84
Roger A. Stocker                 Fire Dept. - Division Chief     $218,736.24
Terry J. Welsh                   Fire Dept. - Division Chief     $218,115.48
Ronald Perret                    Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $217,202.16
Andrew L. Kjeldgaard             SBCERA - Chief Counsel          $215,616.24
Raymond Wingerd                  Chief Probation Officer         $214,553.18
Norman L. Hurst                  Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $214,378.32
James Nunn                       Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $213,889.44
Kathleen Rollings-McDonald       LAFCO - Executive Director      $211,377.84
James McReynolds                 Not Specified                   $208,310.88
Daniel Haueter                   Principal Asst. County Counsel  $208,239.96
Richard F. Maxwell               Not Specified                   $208,070.16
Gary S. Penrod                   Sheriff-Coroner                 $208,020.84
Michael J. Howell                Sheriff's Captain               $206,244.84
Vana Olson                       Director of Public Works        $204,144.12
Errol Mackzum                    Auditor-Controller-Recorder     $204,002.64
Paul Howe                        Sheriff's Sergeant              $203,390.04
James D. Stalnaker               Sheriff's Captain               $203,319.24
Patrick Mead                     Director of Public Works        $202,916.40
Michael A. McDowell              Supervising Dep District Atty   $202,731.72
Richard Tyler                    Sheriff's Captain               $200,555.52
Ross E. Dvorak                   Sheriff's Captain               $199,369.20
William Cates                    Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $197,707.92
Gregory Bottreal                 Sheriff's Captain               $197,595.48
Kenneth L. Smith                 Supervising Dep District Atty   $196,843.44
Carol Anselmi                    Assistant County Administrator  $193,765.32
Floyd Tidwell                    Sheriff                         $193,149.00
Bobby R. Phillips                Sheriff's Captain               $191,603.28
Craig Jordan                     Not Specified                   $190,690.32
John Morley                      Not Specified                   $187,289.40
Virgil Merrett                   Sheriff's Captain               $187,230.12
John Powell                      Sheriff's Captain               $186,243.12
Michael D. Cardwell              Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $185,138.04
Juan S. Lajom                    Psychiatrist                    $184,788.48
Calvin Camara                    Hesperia Parks Administrator    $184,369.92
Lee M. Watkins                   Sheriff's Captain               $183,071.52
Terry Smith                      Not Specified                   $181,567.68
Tommy E. Hornsby                 Sheriff's Captain               $180,407.52
Michael A. Bair                  SANBAG Dir. Transit & Rail      $179,919.12
Gary Benedict                    Fire Dept. - Division Chief     $179,688.84
Charles Burris                   Sheriff's Captain               $179,263.08
Kenneth Miller                   Director of Public Works        $178,928.76
Gregory Kyritsis                 Sheriff's Captain               $178,523.08
R. Blake Brinkerhoff             Assistant Sheriff               $178,330.56
Benjamin Gonzales                Chief Deputy District Attorney  $177,612.96
Rex A. Hinesley                  Chief Asistant County Counsel   $176,398.68
Fred Lettice III                 South Coast AQMD                $175,778.28
Cathy Cimbalo                    Director of Children Services   $173,968.20
Harlow Cameron                   Assistant Assessor              $173,783.16
James Gericke                    Supervising Dep Public Defender $173,141.52
John Watterson                   Dep District Attorney IV        $172,292.40
John Hernandez                   Sheriff's Captain               $172,122.84
Jane Lawrence                    Not Specified                   $172,117.92
Jerry E. Bynum                   Dep Public Defender IV          $171,489.00
Mark A. Taylor                   Sheriff's Captain               $170,927.64
Patrick Pearce                   South Coast AQMD                $170,810.76
Ronald D. Wren                   Not Specified                   $169,912.56
David C. Baker                   Sheriff's Captain               $168,430.68
Edouard Layaye                   Agricultural Commissioner       $167,632.56
Jon Hegness                      Dep District Attorney IV        $167,248.92
Franklin Law                     Asst Dir. Architecture/Eng      $167,184.72
Dawn Stafford                    Dep County Counsel IV           $166,458.36
Joseph Catalano                  Sheriff's Captain               $166,143.60
Lavon Nolan                      Contract Pub Health Physician   $165,176.40
Richard Williams                 Sheriff                         $164,799.60
Barbara Johnston                 Not Specified                   $163,342.20
William Hess                     Dep District Attorney IV        $162,997.56
Robert Calderon                  Not Specified                   $162,756.36
Thomas M. Denham                 Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $162,577.56
W. Andrew Hartzell               Principal Asst. County Counsel  $160,260.60
Richard Diggs                    Sheriff's Captain               $160,206.72
Claude Potts                     Not Specified                   $158,985.36
Michael O'Rourke                 Sheriff's Deputy Chief          $158,589.00
Charles Larkin                   Dep County Counsel V            $158,424.24
David Negus                      Not Specified                   $157,646.88
Denicio Whittaker                Not Specified                   $157,055.28
Roscoe Moore                     Not Specified                   $157,009.20
Mario Quesada                    Sheriff's Captain               $156,889.80
Carol Engelhardt                 South Coast AQMD                $156,801.00
Donald Belter                    Sheriff's Captain               $156,662.28
Donald Humbert                   Not Specified                   $156,361.32
Robert Haag                      Fire Dept. - Division Chief     $155,467.08
B. Diana Soriano                 Dep Public Defender IV          $155,436.48
Michael Ingraham                 Not Specified                   $154,290.12
David Schwlen                    South Coast AQMD                $153,836.28
Paul P. Caslavka II              Dep District Attorney IV        $153,016.56
Littleton Gunn                   Not Specified                   $151,278.48
Robert Hall                      Sheriff's Lieutenant            $150,029.04