WESTFIELD, NJ — At its final meeting of the year, the Town Council set the salaries of certain public employees for next year.

Here’s how much salaried employees of the town are slated to earn in 2020, the council’s approval shows:

  • James H. Gildea, Town Administrator: $189,514
  • Joan Thermann, Executive Assistant: $88,152
  • Scott Olsen, Chief Financial Officer: $157,332
  • Jessica Wang, Payroll/Benefits Manager: $80,739
  • Tara Rowley, Town Clerk: $106,625
  • Maureen Lawshe, Deputy Town Clerk: $64,374
  • Annmarie Switzer, Tax Assessor: $100,549
  • Henry Wang, Tax Collector: $78,989
  • Steve Freedman, Construction Official: $123,099
  • Keith Allara, Electrical Subcode, Inspector: $ 81,854
  • Michael Cuppari, Custodian: $45,827
  • Chris Battiloro, Police Chief: $157,721
  • Raeann Anthony, Administrative Secretary: $ 69,674
  • Scott Mersereau, Parking Services Director: $ 79,779
  • Anthony Tiller, Fire Chief: $153,611
  • Kris McAloon, Town Engineer: $145,651
  • Chris Roth, Engineering Inspector: $ 71,411
  • Kathleen Neville, Zoning Officer: $85,500
  • Kathleen Nemeth, Assistant Zoning Officer: $59,806
  • Paul Horta, Town Surveyor: $102,579
  • Donald Sammet, Town Planner: $114,320
  • Gregory O’Neil, Director of Public Works: $116,035
  • Craig Gibson, Supervisor–Public Works: $86,667
  • Eugene Watkins, Supervisor–Public Works: $86,667
  • Richard Eubanks, Supervisor–Public Works: $86,667
  • Robert Kosciolek, Supervisor–Public Works: $86,667
  • Don Bogardus, Director of Recreation: $102,317
  • Heather Ferratti, Assistant Director of Recreation: $ 75,740
  • Carol Salvaggio, Municipal Court Administrator: $ 87,880
  • Parag Patel, Municipal Magistrate: $61,085

Following approval of the town’s four-year contract with the PBA Local 90A, the Superior Officers Association, the Town Council set the 2020 salaries for the following police department employees:

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  • John Ricerca, Captain: $148,057
  • Frank Padovano, Captain: $148,057
  • Jason McErlean, Lieutenant: $137,580
  • Jason Carter, Lieutenant: $137,580
  • Jason Rodger, Lieutenant: $137,580
  • Leonard Lugo, Sergeant: $128,162
  • John Tango, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Thomas Ostrander, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Michael Walsh, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Marcin Kapka, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Lauren Maloney, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Nicole Stivale, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Bradford Beirne, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Kevin O’Keffe, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Preston Freeman, Sergeant: $128,162
  • Nicholas Bruno, Sergeant: $128,162

MORE: Westfield Council OKs Raises for Police Brass. No Deal yet for PBA Local 90

In accordance with its approval of a contract with the FMBA Local 30, the Town Council set the pay for salaries fire department employees as follows:

  • Scott Miller, Battalion Chief: $133,247
  • James Ryan Jr., Battalion Chief: $133,247
  • Timothy Brennan, Battalion Chief: $133,247
  • Robert Sawicki, Battalion Chief: $133,247
  • Michael Duelks, Battalion Chief: $125,359
  • Rick Jurgens, Battalion Chief: $125,359
  • James Dannevig, Captain: $119,407
  • Michael Sawicki, Captain: $122,763
  • Thomas Ryan, Captain: $122,763
  • Matthew Pereira, Captain: $122,763
  • Aldo Tammaro, Captain: $122,763
  • Lou Cherchio, Captain: $122,763
  • Ben Corbin, Captain: $122,763
  • Karl Kelber, Captain: $114,101
  • Kevin McCormack, Captain: $114,101
  • Christopher Love, Firefighter: $108,089
  • David Mazza, Firefighter: $108,089
  • Angelo Bencivenga, Firefighter: $108,089
  • John McCormack, Firefighter: $108,089
  • Michael Skubish, Firefighter: $108,089
  • Craig Manning, Firefighter: $108,089
  • Jason Garcia, Firefighter: $63,028
  • Brian Piccola, Firefighter; $63,028
  • John Gura, Firefighter: $63,028
  • Thomas Bottini, Firefighter: $63,028
  • Kevin Guidicipietro, Firefighter: $63,028
  • Bryan Crawford, Firefighter: $57,516
  • Ryan Dullea, Firefighter: $57,516
  • Daniel Genovese, Firefighter: $57,516
  • Daniel Tammaro, Firefighter: $52,004
  • Richard Alloco, Firefighter: $41,052
  • Michael Sawicki, Firefighter: $41,052
  • Anthony Grasso, Firefighter: $41,052
  • Gerard Peyton, Firefighter: $41,052
  • Patrick Carey, Firefighter: $41,052

MORE: Westfield Taxes: $49.33 Million Spending Plan Gets Council's OK

Following approval of the town’s four-year contract with the CWA Local 1040 earlier this month, the Town Council set the salaries for the following public employees:

Town Clerk’s Office

  • Tracy Fooster, General Office Clerk, $47,664

Regional Board of Health

  • Loray Kozar, Secretary (Board of Health): $58,378
  • Jesse Powell, Registered Environmental Health Specialist: $69,317
  • Giselle Alfaro, Registered Environmental, Health Specialist: $65,963
  • Beau Preston, Registered Environmental Health Specialist: $ 64,664
  • George Kornias, Registered Environmental Health Specialist: $ 64,664
  • Chritei Visokay, Registered Environmental Health Specialist: $ 64,664

Finance Office

  • Mary Poon, Cost Analysis Clerk/QPA: $ 55,764
  • Janey Chen, General Office Clerk: $49,388

Tax Assessor’s Office

  • Sandra Giordano, General Office Clerk: $ 36,208

Tax Collector’s Office

  • Maria Santos, General Office Clerk: $ 37,575

Construction/Building Division

  • Deborah McMahon, Technical Assistant: $47,920
  • Carol Fedzina, Technical Assistant: $43,860
  • Linda Nguyen, General Office Clerk: $35,494

Recreation Office

  • Linda Johnson, Recreation Program Coordinator: $43,894
  • Joanne Colaneri, Secretary (Recreation): $52,762
  • Lauren Harmer, Recreation Events Specialist: $40,290

Pool Utility

  • Paul Checchio, Pool Maintenance Technician: $70,526

Police Department

  • Kim Sakr, Dispatcher: $57,900
  • Edward Feins, Dispatcher: $42,840
  • Brianna Scotto, Dispatcher: $40,800
  • Joseph Demico, Dispatcher: $40,800
  • Anthony Longo, Dispatcher: $39,270
  • Sara Hayes, Dispatcher: $39,270
  • Andra Don, General Office Clerk (Police): $38,908
  • Dominick Sandelli IT Technician $58,902

Planning & Zoning Division

  • Linda Jacus Secretary $ 38,878

Municipal Court

  • Ann Margetoes, Deputy Court Administrator: $59,423
  • Barbara Sheldon, General Office Clerk: $44,228
  • Mary Heeney, General Office Clerk: $40,130
  • Maureen Gabriel, General Office Clerk: $40,130
  • Fran Pelosi, General Office Clerk: $40,130

Parking Administration

  • Helen Elliot, Traffic/Parking Enforcement: $43,956
  • Robert Denny Traffic/Parking Enforcement $37,740
  • Michael Perrotta Traffic/Parking Enforcement $33,421
  • Regina Powell, General Office Clerk: $43,854

Public Works

The Town Council set the pay rates for the following Department of Public Works employees as follows for 2020. The rates are in accordance with the town’s contract with the Local 469 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Name, Step, Hourly Rate

  • W. Moore, Jr. 1 $36.13
  • J. Giordano 1 $36.13
  • M. Glagola 1 $36.13
  • J. Russitano 1 $36.13
  • R. Vastano 1 $36.13
  • J. Handy 1 $36.13
  • F. Watkins 1 $36.13
  • G. Stabenow 1 $36.13
  • T. Cuccaro 1 $36.13
  • E. Maris 1 $36.13
  • R. Watt 1 $36.13
  • C. Calvello 1 $36.13
  • B. Segebade 1 $36.13
  • L. Scipioni 1 $36.13
  • S. Chamberlin 1 $36.13
  • G. Long 1 $36.13
  • D. Clark Jr. 1 $36.13
  • V. Brodo 7 $22.30
  • C. Bohnyak 7 $22.30
  • J. Steward 7 $22.30
  • J. Giordano Jr. 7 $22.30
  • J. Pafumi 7 $22.30
  • D. Sangston 7 $22.30
  • C. Elliot 7 $22.30
  • T. Vreeland 9 $21.00
  • A. Graf 10 $20.35
  • F. Scalera 11 $19.70
  • K. Muller 11 $19.70
  • D. Youcus 11 $19.70
  • E. Rawles 11 $19.70
  • B. Glagola 11 $19.70
  • J. Smith 11 $19.70
  • J. Guarino 12 $19.05
  • M. Johnson 12 $19.05
  • N. Natale 12 $19.05
  • M. Perricone 12 $19.05
  • M. Eagan 12 $19.05
  • G. Pellino 12 $19.05
  • G. Gray - Survey Party Chief $73,048
  • G. Junkroft - Building Subcode Official $82,071

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