They’re really cleaning up.
The New York Post, citing a department representative, reported that the blowout salaries were due to excessive overtime hours because of staffing issues throughout the year. The shortage was blamed on the COVID-19 epidemic. The paper pointed out that many of those who saw a jump in pay were retirement-age supervisors, who can use the bump to “fatten their pension.”
The paper identified Christopher Tamas, a supervisor in the Bronx who was hired in 2000, as the overtime “king.” His total compensation was $299,160 after earning $170,883 in overtime. – READ MORE