CITY COUNCILWOMAN Marian Tasco will retire today, collect a six-figure pension payment and then return to work after she's sworn in on Monday to serve her seventh term.
Because of her enrollment in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP), Tasco will collect $478,057 within 45 days, according to Francis Bielli, executive director for the city's Board of Pensions and Retirement. Most of that money will roll over into a tax-deferred account, Bielli said.
What can Marian do with her winnings? Tasco did not respond to requests for comment - but the Daily News is only too happy to help: