Report: Fauci’s Retirement Pension Could Exceed $350,000 Per Year


After 55 years of service as a federal employee, the 81-year-old Dr. Anthony Fauci’s retirement pension would reportedly exceed $350,000 per year if he were to throw in the towel anytime soon.

According to Forbes’ auditors with OpenTheBooks.com, Fauci has become the “most highly compensated federal employee,” out-earning the president, four-star generals, and “roughly 4.3 million of his colleagues.”

“As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Fauci earned $434,312 in 2020, the latest year available, up from $417,608 in 2019,” reported Forbes.

Fauci received a “permanent pay adjustment” in 2004 under President George W. Bush for his biodefense work. Federal employees with his tenure can retire with up to “80 percent of [their] high-3 average salary, plus credit for [their] sick leave,” according to the U. S. Office of Personnel Management.

Forbes calculated Fauci’s retirement based on his 2018, 2019, and 2020 earnings after filing a federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. Between 2018 and 2020, Fauci earned $1.252 million as a federal employee. Per Forbes:

Documents released to our non-profit organization OpenTheBooks.com reveal that Dr. Fauci was approved for a “permanent pay adjustment” in excess of his regular salary in December 2004, to “appropri… (Read more)

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