April 5, 2019 9:09 am

Police chief top paid civic employee in Vancouver: 2018 Statement of Financial Information

A low-angle view of Vancouver's art deco city hall building, in Vancouver, B.C.

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Vancouver’s city manager and police chief are the top earners at the city, according to the city’s 2018 Statement of Financial Information.

Police Chief Adam Palmer made $358,000.

City manager Sadhu Johnston, who oversees the city’s operating budget and more than 8,000 employees, was paid $350,000 last year.

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Fire Chief Darrell Reid was paid $249,000.

Park Board general manager Malcolm Bromley earned $292,000.

As for the politicians, Gregor Robertson, who retired last year as mayor, was paid $178,000.

He also spent $27,000 on travel and conferences.

Tim Stevenson made the most among councillors at $116,000, a little more than the other councillors because of his time served in deputy and acting mayor duties.

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