Map of Queenstown on Jackson, however, was no stranger to acquiring drugs. For years he had employed various pseudonyms to get prescription medications including the sedatives lorazepam and midazolam. In May 2009, AEG Live hired Dr. Conrad Murray at Jackson’s insistence at an astronomical salary of $150,000 a month. A cardiologist (licensed in California, Nevada, and Texas), Dr. Murray had a three year relationship with the star and Jackson felt a strong rapport with him. The doctor was set to travel to England with Jackson and remain on 24 hour call throughout the tour. Map of Queenstown 2016.