Joseph Turner
Friday, October 28, 2016 – 11:16 a.m.

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors hired Greg Devereaux to be the County CEO in January of 2010.

The $600,000 Man!

He currently earns approximately $600,000 a year.

In 2015 he earned $549,803 in total compensation. But this figure does not take into account the 7% raise that Supervisor Robert Lovingood gave him in 2016. You can view the executive compensation plan here.

In 2011, his total compensation was $491,565 a year.

But, how did county residents do during the same time period?

How Did San Bernardino County Residents Fare?

In 2009, the median household income for San Bernardino County was $58,208 according to this article in the San Bernardino Sun.

By 2012, it had plummeted to $50,770.

And what is the median household income for San Bernardino County today? Just $52,323 according to page 39 of San Bernardino County’s own Community Indicators Report.

During Mr. Devereaux’s tenure his economic situation has improved dramatically. San Bernardino County residents…not so much.

More Numbers

In 2010, there were 252,000 county residents receiving food stamps (See page 44 of 2011 Community Indicators Report). In 2015, there were 401,000 residents on food stamps (page 39).

In 2010, the San Bernardino County Housing Authority reported that 7,851 housing units receiving rental assistance Section 8 vouchers (page 22). Their 2015 report said the number had grown to 9,815 (page 5).

In 2009, 23.8 percent of children in San Bernardino County lived in poverty (page 44). By 2013, that number grew to 27.3 percent according to the 2015 report (page 44).

Here is a list of the highest paid San Bernardino County employees for 2015.

Guess what the Riverside County CEO earned in 2015? $414,440.

It is nice to see the highest paid government employee in all of San Bernardino County doing so well. The rest of us…not so much.