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43 City Employees Made Over $250K

New records show that city employees made well over six figures in 2011.

43 City Employees Made Over $250K

 

Forty-three employees made $250,000 or more in 2011 and eight made over $300,000, according to data recently released by Bay Area News Group.

The online database was created as part of an ongoing public records project started by Bay Area News Group that has detailed the spending for 271 government agencies throughout the Bay Area.

The data shows the cost of salaries, medical insurance and retirement benefits and other compensation for more than 185,000 workers at counties, cities, special districts and school districts that released the information under the state public records act.

Some highlights for Redwood City:

Out of the city's 814 employees, Fire Battalion Chief Stephen Cavallero was paid the most, over $486,000.

Twenty-five employees were from the and 12 were from the .

Former City Manager Peter Ingram, who resigned in November 2010 also made the list, with $113,071 salary and a Total Cost of Employment of $274,088.

Here is a breakdown, by total compensation, of the 43 top-paid city employees in 2011:

 

NameTitleSalaryTotal Cost of Employment**
Stephen Cavallero Battalion Chief, Fire $127,589 $486,156 Daniel Horton Fire Captain $71,911 $360,477 Robert Bell City Manager $208,515 $311,847 Chris Cesena Police Captain $178,081 $310,541 James Skinner Fire Chief $185,489 $306,219 Edward Hernandez Police Captain $178,080 $305,034 Paul Sheffield Police Sergeant $147,506 $303,071 Brian Ponty Finance Director $194,629 $300,434 Pamela Thompson City Attorney $207,072 $299,967 Ashley Osborne Police Sergeant $145,372 $287,689 Jeffry Price Police Sergeant $142,158 $286,209 Ryan Adler Police Officer $112,781 $285,514 Sean Hart Police Sergeant $147,506 $282,393 Geoffrey Balton Batallion Chief, Fire $144,687 $281,592 Steven Blanc Police Sergeant $147,506 $281,299 Eric Stasiak Police Sergeant $147,506 $278,344 Daniel Mulholland Police Sergeant $147,506 $278,017 David Gough Police Sergeant $147,506 $275,817 David Pucci Battalion Chief - 40 hour, Fire $156,984 $275,606 Peter Ingram Former City Manager $113,071 $274,088 Jaime Mateo Police Officer $112,781 $272,848 Kevin Dolezal Police Sergeant $146,706 $272,575 Neil Uyeda Police Sergeant $147,506 $271,455 Peter Cang Police Officer $112,781 $270,688 Michael O'Leary Battalion Chief, Fire $123,354 $269,007 Carmine Galotta Police Sergeant $147,506 $268,095 Angela Wittman Police Officer $112,781 $267,561 Richard Napier Finance Official/Executive $183,876 $264,242 Adrian Anderson Fire Captain $116,856 $262,598 Rhonda, Leipelt Police Sergeant $145,105 $262,017 Nicholas Perna Police Officer $112,781 $261,960 Steve Unga Police Officer $112,781 $261,440 Ernesto Gomez Fire Captain $116,856 $260,966 Nick Dickson Fire Captain $116,856 $258,731 Kathryn Anderson Police Sergeant $147,506 $257,927 Stanton Maupin Deputy Fire Chief $151,878 $257,731 Todd Hurts Police Officer $112,781 $255,542 Daniel Schillaci Police Officer $112,781 $254,976 James Stoney Police Sergeant $147,506 $252,567 David Genesy Library Director $166,860 $251,923 David Gilliland Fire Fighter/Engineer $96,108 $251,736 Patrick Cunningham Fire Fighter/Engineer $96,108 $250,916 Kendrick Cochran Police Officer $112,781 $250,200

**Total Cost of Employment includes overtime, other cash pay, employee contributions to medical, dental, vision, pension and deffered compensation, and miscellaneous payments.

 

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