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Cops lead report of top local government salaries

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The Empire Center report looked at earnings from April 1, 2013, to March 31, 2014, for local government employees in Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties. 1. Brian Lutz, Albany police officer, $177,397 2. Timothy Landis, Rensselaer County psychiatrist, $176,325 3. Joel Fatato, HVCC vice president of finance, $164,604 4. Ray Gillen, Schenectady Metroplex chairman, $162,604 5. Raymond Davis, Troy Fire Department, $161,879 6. P. David Soares, Albany County district attorney, ...

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July 25, 2014
7:39 a.m.

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What about teachers that are making 100k plus per year with summers off along with a few weeks vacation during the school year. Now that's a great gig AND they don't have to wear bullet proof vests in order to hopefully come home to their families after their shift.

July 27, 2014
10:48 a.m.

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You are reading it! and please try to look at the objective side. Its a choice to be a teacher or police officer - if you don't like it the way it works - move on to something better. Obviously is shouldn't be a problem for unhappy employees to find something better after all they have excellent job skills.