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Top 50 School District Superintendents with the Fattest Illinois Pensions

Kevin HoffmanReboot Illinois

Jul 15, 2014

As you’d probably expect, a good chunk of individuals receiving the fattest Illinois pensions are former public school district superintendents.

In fact, out of the 200 largest government pensions, 76 were school administrators, according to data published by Taxpayers United of America (TUA). Dave Urbanek, a spokesman at the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS), questioned the validity of TUA’s calculations for estimated lifetime pension payouts as well as for the percentage of lifetime estimate paid by employees. The original data used to make those calculations was acquired from TRS through Freedom of Information Act requests.

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