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Former 911 dispatcher and friend of Eric Adams is earning $241,000 

A former 911 dispatcher and longtime friend of New York City Mayor Eric Adams presently holds one of the very best paying jobs within the metropolis.

Lisa White was appointed commissioner for worker relations by the NYPD in May – a position which got here with a $241,000 per year wage – after earning simply $53,000 following a 24 years as a 911 operator. 

In addition to her six-figure wage, White additionally brings in a $30,000 per year pension.

Adams and White go a good distance again, and are such shut associates that the mayor even rented a room in her Crown Heights condo from 2013 to 2017, based on The City.

City Hall confirmed White and the mayor had been associates for ‘a long time,’ however denied he had any hand in hiring her to the NYPD put up.

White is not the primary metropolis hire throughout Adams’ tenure as mayor to have raised eyebrows. Last January he tried to hire his brother, Bernard Adams, to a $242,000 job inside the NYPD earlier than the appointment was shot down.

Adam – who has by no means married – is presently the accomplice of Tracey Collins, who is a senior youth growth director for the NYC Department of Education.  

Lisa White was appointed commissioner for worker relations by the NYPD in May, a position which got here with a $241,000 per year wage

Mayor Eric Adams and White go a long way back, and are such close friends that he even rented a room in her Crown Heights apartment from 2013 to 2017

Mayor Eric Adams and White go a good distance again, and are such shut associates that he even rented a room in her Crown Heights condo from 2013 to 2017

White started her career with the NYPD in 1995 whereas serving as a police communications technician – higher often called a 911 phone operator.

It was a while within the nineties that she and Adams possible grew to become associates, as she joined the group 100 Blacks in Law, which he cofounded with the intention of reforming the way in which the NYPD handled the town’s black group.

White was energetic within the group, based on The City, showing at protests in 1999 and giving a radio interview on its behalf in 2000.

In 2012, whereas nonetheless working as a ‘Police Communications Tech,’ she donated twice to Adams’ marketing campaign for Brooklyn borough president. 

When Adams’ formally started operating for borough president in 2013, he modified his tackle to White’s tackle at McKeever Place in Crown Heights.

Records from the City Board of Elections present Adam’s lived there from June 2013 to March 2017, and final year officers from Adams’ marketing campaign additionally stated he lived there inside that timeframe.

White began her career with the NYPD in 1995 while serving as a police communications technician - better known as a 911 telephone operator

White started her career with the NYPD in 1995 whereas serving as a police communications technician – higher often called a 911 phone operator

When Adams' officially began running for borough president in 2013, he changed his address to White's address at McKeever Place in Crown Heights (above)

When Adams’ formally started operating for borough president in 2013, he modified his tackle to White’s tackle at McKeever Place in Crown Heights (above)

White was paid $1,000 in November of 2013 for work as a guide on Adams’ borough president marketing campaign.

From 2014 to 2021 she volunteered as treasurer for Adams’ non-profit, One Brooklyn Fund.

She retired from the NYPD in 2019, and in 2020 she grew to become a spokesperson for Adams’ mayoral marketing campaign.

Mere days after Adams was sworn in as mayor in January 2022, the NYPD fired its commissioner for worker relations, Robert Ganley, and White was named to the position months later in May.

According to the NYPD, White’s job is to supervise ‘efforts to enhance the well being, well-being, and morale of all members of service, help the households of fallen officers and members who’re critically injured and/or ailing.’

She additionally ‘often opinions administrative processes and inside insurance policies to find out and present efficient suggestions that build on community-police relations,’ based on the division.

Mere days after Adams was sworn in as mayor in January, 2022, the NYPD fired its commissioner for employee relations, Robert Ganley, and White was named to the position months later in May

Mere days after Adams was sworn in as mayor in January, 2022, the NYPD fired its commissioner for worker relations, Robert Ganley, and White was named to the position months later in May

According to the NYPD, White's job is to oversee 'efforts to improve the health, well-being, and morale of all members of service, support the families of fallen officers and members who are seriously injured and/or ill'

According to the NYPD, White’s job is to supervise ‘efforts to enhance the well being, well-being, and morale of all members of service, help the households of fallen officers and members who’re critically injured and/or ailing’

Asked on Tuesday about White’s appointment, Adams stated the NYPD ‘handles these questions.’

‘The NYPD handles the personnel, however all of my businesses, we are saying you’ve got to get the very best individuals for the job, and we have accomplished that, we have been profitable,’ he advised reporters, based on the New York Post.

The NYPD advised The City White’s hiring was ‘in line’ with its requirements.

‘Deputy Commissioner Lisa White filed for service retirement from the NYPD Communications Section in 2019, after a 29-year-career with the company,’ a spokesperson stated. ‘Her hiring was in step with the NYPD’s requirements for figuring out these greatest suited to their roles inside the division.’

The mayor tried to appoint his brother Bernard (right) to a $242,000 commissioner job within the NYPD. The appointment was halted over nepotism laws, and Adams scaled back his brother's position and left him with a salary of $1 per year

The mayor tried to nominate his brother Bernard (proper) to a $242,000 commissioner job inside the NYPD. The appointment was halted over nepotism legal guidelines, and Adams scaled again his brother’s position and left him with a wage of $1 per year

A police department friend of Adams, Tim Pearson, was hired at New York's Economic Development Corporation in a $242,000 per year position tasked with COVID-19 and other public safety initiatives

A police division friend of Adams, Tim Pearson, was employed at New York’s Economic Development Corporation in a $242,000 per year position tasked with COVID-19 and different public security initiatives

White has not been the one authorities appointee with questionable ties to Adams since he took office. 

The mayor tried to nominate his brother Bernard to a $242,000 commissioner job inside the NYPD. The appointment was halted over nepotism legal guidelines, and Adams scaled again his brother’s position and left him with a wage of $1 per year.

A police division friend of Adams, Tim Pearson, was employed at New York’s Economic Development Corporation in a $242,000 per year position tasked with COVID-19 and different public security initiatives.

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