$512,620

April 13, 2017 | Number of The Day
Jersey City’s top cop will collect this check for unused vacation and sick pay this June

Jersey City’s Police Chief Phil Zacche announced he will retire June 1, receiving a special $512,620 check for unused time over the past 38 years, according to the Jersey Journal. That’s the highest retirement payout in the state and comes on the heels of a recent NJ Spotlight examination into the estimated $2 billion government workers will be owed when they retire.

Zacche’s current salary is $205,000. In addition to his one-time payout, he will be earning an estimated $143,000 annually in retirement.