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David G. Alan, who retired on June 30, 2013, at the age of 49, is currently receiving an annual pension of $16,170.12 and a monthly pension of $1,347.51. His creditable service amounts to 250,108.00, and his average salary at the time of retirement was $31,155.21. Alan was employed in the HOGAN BERRY REG. CENTER-DMR department in agency 2200 and his PERSON ID is 98932. The transaction number for his retirement is 21072729. He retired under the SA type of retirement.

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ALLPENSIONS null 2016-11-30T18:14:04.000Z Search


98932250108.00HOGAN BERRY REG. CENTER-DMR22002107272916170.122016ALANDAVID2013-06-30T00:00:00.000LABORER II31155.21491347.51SAG

      "person_id": "98932",
      "creditable_service": "250108.00",
      "department_last_worked_in": "HOGAN BERRY REG. CENTER-DMR",
      "agency_last_worked_in": "2200",
      "trans_no": "21072729",
      "annual_pension": "16170.12",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ALAN",
      "first_name": "DAVID",
      "date_of_retirement": "2013-06-30T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "LABORER II",
      "average_salary": "31155.21",
      "age_at_retirement": "49",
      "monthly_pension": "1347.51",
      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "middle_initial": "G"





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