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Former Lacey Super Receives More than $100G Pension

More than 1,200 public retirees in the state receive pensions that are more than $100,000

Former Lacey Superintendent Richard Starodub is just one on a list of 1,244 public employees in New Jersey a part of the so-called “100K” club, receiving more than $100,000 in pension from the state.

Starodub, who retired from the school district in October, is collecting $122,254.

Approximately 41 retired public employees out of Ocean County are collecting a total of $4,389,280. The average state pension for those retirees is $107,055.61.

Last year, 1,244 former employees collected more than $100,000, according to New Jersey Watchdog. This number has increased by 28 percent since 2010, according to New Jersey Watchdog. 

Ocean County names on the list include:

Beverly J. Bearmore, Ocean County Board of Social Services, 130,515

Charles H. Smith, Lakewood Township, $130,301

Larry D. Parker, Stafford Township, $124,280

Gary S. Cranston, Toms River School District, $120,483

Thomas B. Conroy, Stafford Township, $119,707

William C. Brase, Manchester Township, $118,952

Douglas J. Kinney, Brick Township, $115,194

March Cowell, Pemberton Township Board of Education, $114,141

Edward Luick, Lakewood Township Board of Education, $113,642

Leslie A. Houston, Long Beach Township, $113,205

Frederick Felice, Ocean County Vocational School, $113,152

Raymond J. Hilling, Point Pleasant Borough, $112,507

Gregory McNally, Stafford Township, $111,185

Gregory Miick, Lakewood Township, $111,126

Christopher Dunton, Jackson Township, $110,800

Robert A. Cooper, Point Pleasant Borough, $109,226

David Newman, Jackson Township, $108,228

Richard S. Ferrarelli, Jackson Township, $107,889

Sheldon T. Boxer, Lakewood Township Board of Education, $107,713

Charles A. Schweigart, Stafford Township, $107,672

Vincent J. Pedalino, Toms River Township, $107,419

Robert Horbelt, Barnegat Township Board of Edcuation, $106,583

Michael T. Dorick, Toms River Township, $106,440

Mark Demareo, Plumsted Township Board of Education, $105,291

Ronald Dougard, Brick Township, $105,243

Michael P. Mooney, Lakewood Township, $104,842

Daniel J. Depolo, Point Pleasant Beach Borough, $104,570

Steven Pollock, Ocean County, $104,410

Edward C. Neill, Jackson Township, $104,033

Michael Lynch, Lakewood Township, $104,011

William A. Cardone, Toms River School District, $103,256

Sam DePasquale, Jackson Township, $103,186

Larry D. Parker, Stafford Township, $102,861

Robert Ryan, Brick Township, $102,765

Kenneth B. Flatt, Ocean Township, $102,587

Jeffrey R. Kettig, Toms River Township, $101,952

Michael K. Dennis, Lakewood Township, $101,176

Robert Ciliento, Point Pleasant Boro Board of Education, $100,789

Ronald Meinders, Stafford Township Board of Education, $100,771

Steven C. Gerding, Toms River Township, $100,214

Larry April 08, 2012 at 12:50 PM
I totally agree with TP......No wonder the state is broke! Multiply this scenario times how many school districts are in this state and we see what is going on. Most people honestly can care less.... yet they complain about property taxes rising out of control?? GREED, Entitlement mentality, etc. etc. They use "the children" as a front to justify all the spending. We all know where most of the budget monies go!! Salaries and top notch benefit packages. It is really disgusting.
GirlBrain April 10, 2012 at 09:03 PM
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Kathy April 11, 2012 at 01:37 AM
Sally...I agree with you totally....TP....you want our children to college knowing that the teaching jobs they will be going for will pay, less then they deserve???..or the architectural degrees will haven't the worth to create strong new structures???? If this is the case...why are we encouraging our kids to go to college knowing when they get out they will owe between $70,000 to oh lets say $120,000 in student loans...and the jobs are paying minimal....be real about it!....I wish everyone here had to disclose who they really are...
Kathy April 11, 2012 at 01:42 AM
For your info TOO MUCH....All schools have the same thing going on...do you really think they don't??? All 3 of my kids went to Lacey....2 went into college and 1 into the service....What is worse...to have to pay off the $65,000 in student loans or putting your life on the line....? Sometimes I think paying off the damn loans that strangle these kids trying to get ahead...especially if they come out owing much more than expected to earn after graduation....
TP April 11, 2012 at 02:20 AM
It's horrifying when you wake up to the fact that college is just another big business. It's all about the $$$$. When the President of Rutgers stepped down a year or two ago he was making $550,000. You wonder why tuition is so high. Government is to blame to pumping money into the colleges through student loans. The more $$$ coming in the higher the tuition goes. Pretty sick and these kids have no clue anymore. College grads are a dime a dozen. Big business, big money that's what it's become. Another bubble ready to burst.

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