In 2012 the City of Jacksonville directly employed 2,246 people with a total salary expenditure, not including benefits, of $96,032,388.44.
The list below is neither a criticism nor is it an approval of the wages earned by the top brass at the City. It's just the numbers, as they are. It represents the highest wage earners employed by the city in 2012.
5. Christopher Alan Jr (Alan) Verlander
Economic Development Council
Sports and Entertainment Director
Verlander was recruited from Jacksonville University, where he was Director of Athletics. He's the first to fill the position Sports and Entertainment Director. A position created by Mayor Alvin Brown.