Some 107 retired employees of the City of Cupertino, 509 from the , and 346 from the and 161 from the Moreland School District are drawing pensions from the California Public Employees Retirement System.
The retirement compensation is part of a list posted by the San Jose Mercury News and other newspapers.
The CalPERS list was unveiled as the state Legislature approved a pension reform bill that moved to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk.
Among other reforms, the legislation raises the retirement age for most new employees from 55 to 67 to receive full benefits. It also eliminates so-called "double dipping" and caps the pensions of highly paid retired workers.
Paul Cheng, a retired administrator from Fremont Union High School District tops the list of Cupertino public employees with a 2011 gross pension of $197,612. He retired after almost 38 years of service and will record a final monthly salary of $18,128, according to the CalPERS database of current retirees.
William Bragg, the retired superintendent of Cupertino Union School District received $178,960 for his 2011 gross pension and will record a final monthly salary of $18,118, according to the database.
Charles T. Killian, retired attorney for the City of Cupertino collected a 2011 gross pension of $157,050, and will record a final monthly salary of $16,280, according to the database.
Other top pension earners and their 2011 gross pensions include:
- , Fremont Union High School District, $180,863
- Mary Stone, Fremont Union High School District, $151,999
- Steven T. Piasecki, City of Cupertino, $137,535
- Jones Wong, Cupertino Union High School District, $130,909
- James Paul, Cupertino Union High School District, $129,329
- Robert L. Rizzo, City of Cupertino, $102,184