Public Employees Who Earned the Most in 2011

These were the 10 most highly paid employees in Milford last year.

Editor's Note: The following town employees earned the most in 2011, according to the annual town report. The dollar figures are gross employee wages. Dollar amounts include salaries, overtime and, for the police officers noted, detail pay. The detail pay is paid by the town, which is then reimbursed by private vendors who hire the police. Specific detail amounts for each officer, the monies not paid by taxpayers, are noted below, and were provided by the Milford Treasurer.

Top Paid Town Employees

John A. Sanchioni, Milford Police sergeant, $150,901.71 *

Peter J. Rizoli, Milford Police sergeant, $148,597.58 *

Allen W. Bertulli, Milford Police sergeant, $143,885.39 *

Robert A. Tremblay, Milford schools superintendent, $137,161.99

Thomas J. O’Loughlin, Milford Police chief, $134,375.48

James Falvey Jr., Milford Police lieutenant, $133,769.92 *

David F. Falvey, Milford Police officer, $133,271.30 *

James C. Heron, Milford Deputy Police chief, $131,646.74 *

Gerald Moody, Milford town counsel, $127,572.25

William J. Touhey, Jr., Milford deputy fire chief, $125,453.26

* Detail pay reimbursed by vendors: Sanchioni: $33,947.31; Rizoli: $33,306.14; Bertulli: $29,582.99; David Falvey: $45,239.53; James Falvey: $22,866.78; Heron: $19,826.29.

Plainjane2u May 17, 2012 at 05:46 PM
@ Tracy - IF MilfordMom is a cop's wife then she knows what she is talking about.. she would know her husband puts himself in harms way every time he puts on the uniform - for the sake of the rest of us! I think they should be paid more!!!!
UglyHat May 17, 2012 at 06:26 PM
I think these base salaries are fair and in-line with what I would expect. But I’ll bet there are a lot of unemployed/underemployed people out there that could use the $20-50k in detail pay. I respect what cops do in their day-to-day jobs. It’s important work, it’s dangerous and they should be paid well for it. I cannot say the same for standing on the side of the road watching cars go by.
Tracy May 17, 2012 at 06:40 PM
arturofuente78 - no I don't earn my money my cop husband earns enough for both of us!!
Mary MacDonald May 18, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Mark, post your comments without the name calling.
Ed Bertorelli May 18, 2012 at 12:32 PM
Question- would any of the bloggers want to do a policeman's job? dealing with real bad/evil actors who injure people and abuse children in awful ways,dealing with endless domestic dispute calls and in Milford to see/deal with whole groups of people who flaunt the law every day by being here illegally. Just read the Patch's police calls and you can see how Milford has changed and not for the better. We take police and fire protection for granted till we need them.


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