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District 210 Former Superintendent Rakes in Highest Pension in State

Among Illinois' highest pensions, are former public school district superintendents. And topping them all is former D210's own Larry Wyllie, reports Reboot Illinois.

It's been just over a year since Larry Wyllie retired from his role at Lincoln-Way District 210—and so far, he's been paid $219,006 in pension. 

That's the highest of former public school district superintendents in the state, Reboot Illinois reports. 

Recent research into government pensions shows that of the 200 largest government pensions, 76 were school administrators, Reboot reports.

Wyllie was 75 when he retired in 2013, after 24 years with the district. He'll collect $289,861 in annual pension—that's roughly $3.1 million in lifetime payout. 

The next highest? Henry Bangser, formerly of New Trier High School District 203. Bangser retired at 57, with an annual pension of $285,945. 

Wyllie's at the top of the bunch—see how other former superintendents' pensions stack up. 



Concerned July 16, 2014 at 08:58 AM
Wow! Now that is something to be proud of LW. Maybe stacy holland will issue a press release with this great news. Thanks LW schools board for being for financially responsible with out tax dollars. Over 200 grand to a man for doing nothing and now the schools are cutting services because Wyllie over extended the district. Awesome. !
KMK July 16, 2014 at 09:58 AM
this is sickening...
DJK July 16, 2014 at 11:35 AM
Just goes to show you how outrageous and out of control these school pensions and salaries have become. If I recall, I saw a poll ranking the public schools and the best 210 school was LWE ranked in the 50's. All that money and not even one top twenty school out of four. Sad. Teachers and administrators being paid $40,50,60,70,000 + dollars for what...180 days or so of work? And complaining about it!! Sign me up.
tim gaffney July 16, 2014 at 01:22 PM
That is the why you can not vote for the incumbent board members. They are nothing but glorified hand raisers for the district. People look at your township supervisor making 68k and he is also county board district 2 making 24k plus expenses to travel. Keep voting for challengers not incumbents.
Patti W July 16, 2014 at 05:10 PM
While the #s are stunning, Dr. Wyllie didn't retire until age 75, making his lifetime payout far less than the other "Top 50."

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