SC Supreme Court justice releases financial records to The Nerve

By Rick Brundrett | The Nerve

In 2012, South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Costa Pleicones received more than $125,000 in state retirement income in addition to his approximately $140,000 judicial salary for that year, according to financial records he voluntarily released over the weekend to The Nerve.

He said he also received $29,209 in Social Security payments, federal military pension benefits of about $28,000 and approximately $20,000 in joint investment income in 2012.

In addition, Pleicones provided The Nerve with a a detailed breakdown of his stocks, mutual funds and government securities, which as of July 31 had a total listed value of more than $894,000. On top of that, he released records for a separate bond fund that listed a cash balance of nearly $74,000, plus said he contributes to separate 401K and 457 retirement plans.

at The Nerve.

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