Staff at the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) and National Asset Management Agency (Nama) last year shared bonus payouts of €2.63m.
The level of pay at the NTMA emerged as an issue for staff in a recent staff survey. Its annual report shows NTMA staff shared bonus pay of €2.04m while staff at Nama shared bonuses of €479,000 with NTMA subsidiary Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) staff sharing €103,000 in bonuses.
The report shows 141 staff earned more than €100,000 in pay last year. It says the highest performance-related payment made among the 200 staff at the NTMA to receive bonuses was €50,000 and the lowest €1,000.
NTMA CEO Conor O'Kelly's pay remained static at €571,000. That was made up of a salary of €480,000, pension contributions of €86,000 and €5,000 in annual taxable benefits. He received no bonus payment last year.
Five other staff members received pay between €300,000 and €400,000; 15 received payments between €200,000 and €300,000 while 120 earned between €100,000 and €200,000.
The hospitality spend for NTMA employees last year increased 55pc from €77,098 to €119,391. The report discloses €30,439 relates to one employee event marking the move to the new NTMA HQ at Treasury Dock, North Wall Quay.
The total national debt service cost last year declined €774m from €5.96bn to €5.22bn, the report said.