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From the Editor's Desk: Five land on top 200 teachers' pension list

Five McHenry County educators appear on the latest Taxpayers United of America’s top 200 Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System pensioners list, which was released Wednesday.

TUA is a tax accountability organization led by President Jim Tobin.

On the list from McHenry County:

• Former School District 300 Superintendent Norm Wetzel, whose current annual pension is $253,917. To date, Wetzel has collected $2,701,557. He contributed $203,194 toward his pension.

• Former School District 155 Superintendent Michael Mills, whose current annual pension is $203,442. To date, Mills has collected $1,777,425. He contributed $221,959 toward his pension.

• Former School District 155 Superintendent Joe Saban, whose current annual pension is $200,746. To date, Saban has collected $2,222,217. He contributed $199,646 toward his pension.

• Former School District 155 Superintendent Jill Hawk, whose current annual pension is $187,983. To date, Hawk has collected $611,447. She contributed $250,017 toward her pension.

• Former District 300 Superintendent Joseph Scime, whose current annual pension is $187,745. To date, Scime has collected $2,958,014. He contributed $133,646 toward his pension.

• Jason Schaumburg is the editor of the Northwest Herald. Reach him at 815-459-4122 or via email at jschaumburg@shawmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Schaumy.

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