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Former state school employee Ball paid in $205K to teachers' pension fund, could collect $4.24M in retirement

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 1, 2017

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Former state school employee Jonathan Ball, who retired in June 2017, saved $205,483 toward a pension over 36 years working for public schools, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois records show.

Over 30 years of retirement, Ball would collect as much as $4.24 million, according to a projection by Local Government Information Services (LGIS), which publishes DuPage Policy Journal.

The projection assumes Ball received $89,216 in the first year of retirement, then 3 percent annual increases thereafter, compounded.

After 3 years of retirement, Ball will have already received $275,757 in retirement benefits, or more than the sum total of the retiree's contributions to the teachers' pension fund.

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