Mayor Steve Fulop’s No. 2 guy and the sister of one of Fulop’s political operatives were awarded big pay hikes this year.
Mark Albiez, the chief of staff, is now making $19,384 more, for a total salary of $119,394, thanks to a pay raise he received in May. Allison Solowsky — whose brother, Jason, is a Fulop political operative — received a salary bump of $18,750 in June, bringing her pay to $70,000. She is a management assistant in Fulop’s office.
The salary boosts were among $583,441 in pay raises awarded this year, according to a document obtained by The Jersey Journal after a public-records request. Over 100 city employees received pay hikes this year, for an average increase of $5,310. At least 14 of the pay raises appear to have been contractual. Three people received pay decreases.
Read more at NJ.com.