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Top 25 Paid Employees in Weston Schools

The average compensation of the top 25 employees of Weston Schools is about $137,000.

Top 25 Paid Employees in Weston Schools

The top 25 paid employees of Weston schools average about $137,000 each and together are earning $3.42 million for the current school year, according to figures provided by Marisa Forchione, the district's payroll and employee benefits coordinator. 

Five employees' compensations include a car allowance: ($6,000); Director of Finance & Operations Jo-Ann Keating ($6,000); ($5,000); Director of Human Resources Lewis Brey ($3,000); and Director of Technology Erik Haakonsen ($1,200).

Three employees receive additional compensation for doctorate degrees: Weston Middle School Principal Ken Craw ($2,000); Weston High School Assistant Principal Mike Marotto ($2,000); and teacher Arline Beckoff ($2,135).

Three employees receive stipends: Curriculum Leader Edward Drummond ($11,894); teacher Kim Russo ($4,733); and teacher Celeste Coulter ($1,832).

The following figures, provided by Forchione, indicate total compensation for the 2011-2012 school year.

Name Position Compensation 1. Colleen Palmer Superintendent $238,000 2. Jo-Ann Keating Director of Finance & Operations $178,675 3. Tom Scarice Assistant Superintendent $176,619 4. Lisa Wolak Principal $165,109 5. Ken Craw Weston Middle School Principal $157,147 6. Lewis Brey Director of Human Resources $153,503 7. Pattie Falber Weston Intermediate School Principal $151,326 8. Joanna Genovese Hurlbutt Elementary School Principal $151,326 9. Lois Pernice Director of Pupil Services $147,943 10. Mike Marotto Weston High School Asst. Principal $138,299 11. Mark Berkowitz Athletic Director $136,299 12. Daniel Doak Weston High School Asst. Principal $136,299 13. Mike Bernardi Weston Middle School Asst. Principal $128,624 14. Jason Bluestein Weston Intermediate School Asst. Principal $122,326 15. Daniel Clark Director of Facilities $121,391 16. Erik Haakonsen Director of Technology $118,675 17. Doreen O'Leary Hurlbutt Elementary School Asst. Principal $118,249 18. Edward Drummond Curriculum Leader $112,960 19. Kevin Joyce WHS Teacher (1.2 FTE) $112,405 20. Kim Russo WHS Teacher $110,697 21. Arline Beckoff HES Teacher $110,591 22. Celeste Coulter WIS Teacher $110,288 23. Linda Allegretti WIS Teacher $108,456 24. Richard Blozie WHS/WIS Teacher $108,456 25. Maria Caracuel WHS Teacher $108,456

The list can be compared to neighboring .

Rick Darling, Weston's finance director, provided the top four paid employees who work for the town.

Name Position Salary 1. Tom Landry Town Administrator $127,232 2. Rick Darling Finance Director/Treasurer $118,403 3. Joe Lametta DPW Director $103,491 4. John Troxell Police Chief $103,351

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