SARATOGA SPRINGS — Six members of the Saratoga Springs Police Department were among the city’s top earners in 2017.
Police Sergeant Mark Leffler earned the most in the city with a gross income of $142,048. His base pay was $87,075.
Police Lieutenant Thomas Mitchell Jr. came in fourth place with a gross income of $137,491. His base pay was $98,538.
Police Chief Gregory Veitch was the fifth-highest-paid city employee, with a base pay of $120,637 and gross income of $136,386.
Assistant Police Chief John Catone came in eighth with a gross income of $133,242. His base pay was $115,203.
Police Sergeants Jason Mitchell and Paul Veitch were ninth and 10th highest-paid employees list, respectively, both with a base pay of $85,565. Mitchell’s gross income was $132,116, while Veitch’s was $125,241.
Top 10 earners among city employees in 2017:
|Employee||Base pay||Gross pay*|
|Police Sergeant Mark Leffler||$87,075||$142,048|
|Fire Chief Robert Williams||$115,315||$141,479|
|Bradley Birge, administrator of planning and economic development||$135,591||$138,090|
|Police Lieutenant Thomas Mitchell Jr.||$98,538||$137,491|
|Police Chief Gregory Veitch||$120,637||$136,386|
|Christine Gillmett-Brown, director of finance||$135,591||$136,110|
|Kevin Kling, IT systems manager||$135,591||$135,342|
|Assistant Police Chief John Catone||$115,203||$133,242|
|Police Sergeant Jason Mitchell||$85,565||$132,116|
|Police Sergeant Paul Veitch||$85,565||$125,241|
*Including overtime and other compensation