HIGHEST-PAID PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
Ranked by salary for 2007-2008 fiscal year

Rank
(last   Name                                         Telephone                  2007-2008
year)   Title and Employer                      Fax                          salary

1     Carl Cohn                                  (619) 725-5506              $273,705
(2)    Superintendent, San Diego       (619) 291-7182
Unified School District

2     Walter F. Ekard                            (619) 531-5880            $241,030
(3)    Chief administrative officer,          (619) 557-4060
county

3     Robert Collins                             (619) 644-8000              $240,000
(NR)    Superintendent, Grossmont
Union High School District

4   
  Lowell Billings                              (619) 425-9600           $238,205
(11)    Superintendent, Chula Vista     (619) 427-0463
Elementary School District

5     David Richard Garcia                       (619) 691-5031           $225,000
(NR)    City manager, Chula Vista

6     
Joyce Bales                                   (760) 726-2170           $223,000
(NR)   Superintendent,
Vista Unified School District

7     Larry Perondi                               (760) 966-4434             $223,000
(NR)    Superintendent, Oceanside
Unified School District

8
    Ann Y. Moore                               (619) 691-5037           $220,667
(NR)    City attorney, Chula Vista

9     Brian White                                    (619) 525-3600           $220,542
(NR)  
  Retirement CEO, County

10     John J. Sansone                            (619) 531-4860          $218,420
(7)   
 Counsel, county                            (619) 531-6005

11     
Donald Phillips                            (858) 679-2550          $218,000
(NR)    Superintendent,                      (858) 679-2642
Poway Unified School District

12     Kevin Holt                                     (760) 752-1294           $215,281
(NR)    Superintendent, San Marcos
Unified School District

13     Ray Patchett                               (760) 434-2891           $213,482
(10)    City manager, Carlsbad             (760) 434-8367

14     Rick Gittings                                (760) 744-1050           $213,108
(8)    City manager, San Marcos

15     Helen N. Robbins-Meyer              (619) 531-5880           $211,619
(13)    Assistant chief administrative      (619) 557-4060
officer, county

16     Glenn Wagner                               (858) 694-2895           $211,161
(NR)    Chief medical examiner, county     (858) 495-5956

17     Lisa Hildabrand                            (760) 433-2821           $210,000
(NR)    Interim city manager, Carlsbad

18    
 Jesus Rodriguez                        (619) 531-4040           $208,436
(NR)    Assistant district attorney,       (619) 237-1351
county

19     Rita Geldert                               (760) 726-1340              $203,410
(19)    City manager, Vista                (760) 639-6132

20     Ronald Ball                                (760) 434-2891              $202,840
(17)  
  City attorney, Carlsbad            (760) 434-8367

21     Eugene Flores                              (619) 725-5506           $202,542
(NR)    Deputy superintendent, San
Diego Unified School District

22     Kathi Henry                                   (619) 441-1716           $202,481
(5)    City manager, El Cajon

23     
David Wescoe                            (619) 525-3600           $200,000
(12)    Retirement administrator,
city of San Diego

24     Phil Cotton                                   (760) 633-2610           $198,723
(NR)    City manager, Encinitas

25     Janice Cook                                  (619) 588-3005           $198,402
(NR)    Superintendent, Cajon Valley       (619) 588-7653
Union School District
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