ABC News 10 | Pension study reveals gov’t officials making millions

Findings from TUA’s pension project on New York State are featured in this piece from ABC News 10. Click on the image below to watch the video.

ALBANY, N.Y. – A press conference was held Tuesday to discuss the results of a new pension study. The study exposes the top pensions for retired government employees of Albany County, New York State government retirees, and statewide government teachers.

The top 100 state employee pensions each exceed $4.1 million, while all 100 of the top teachers exceed $5.5 million. One former SUNY employee’s pension is $11.8 million.

At the conference, Christina Tobin, Vice President for Taxpayers United of America (TUA), discussed the letters she delivered to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and members of the New York Legislature. Tobin wants them to expand the pension reforms passed last week, which don’t apply to present employees.

One Response to “ABC News 10 | Pension study reveals gov’t officials making millions”

  1. Paretofp says:

    That figure ir ridiculous and is just another example of government office abusing the system. Who needs $5.5 million and why should taxes pay for it?

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