Director of Transparency Research
Robert Fellner is director of transparency research at NPRI and joined the Institute in December 2013.
The Nevada Public Employee Retirement System likes to boast that over 80 percent of its members’ benefits are funded through investment earnings, suggesting that there is little cost to taxpayers.
This analysis examines 10 of Nevada’s largest government agencies and compares the full-year equivalent 2013 retirement payouts of 2011-2013 retirees who had 30 years of service or more with their final-year base pay.
After a local newspaper published a commentary on the City of Mesquite’s failure to provide compensation data for TransparentNevada.com, the city provided the information.