TOP 10 TAKEAWAYS
1. Dr. Anthony Fauci is considered the nation’s top infectious disease expert and chief medical advisor to the president. As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, he is the highest paid public servant in the country, making $434,312 in 2020 and $456,028 in 2021. Dr. Fauci out earned the president, four-star generals, and all 4.3 million of his colleagues.
2. Dr. Fauci was the third highest paid federal employee in 2018 at $399,625 and his pay increased to $417,608 by 2019.
3. In a 10-year period between 2010 and 2019, Dr. Fauci made $3.6 million in salary.
4. Dr. Fauci became the early face of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, which led to hundreds of media interviews.
Between Jan. 1, 2020, and June 15. 2021, Dr. Fauci participated in 354 television, radio, podcast, and online interviews, including lectures, panel discussions, speeches, and press conferences.
5. In 2004, Dr. Fauci got a permanent pay hike for his “biodefense research activities.” His pay raise was justified because of his increased workload post-9/11 responding to bioterrorism threats and to prevent the next pandemic.
6. When Dr. Fauci retires, he’ll collect a more than $355,000 annual retirement package – the largest federal pension in history.
7. For more than a year, NIH withheld public information about Dr. Fauci’s finances, denying our Open Records request. In October 2021, we had to sue NIH to produce those records.
8. Dr. Fauci’s wife, Christine Grady is the chief bio-ethicist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, making $234,284 in 2020 and $238,970 in 2021. Grady out earned the vice president.
9. The Fauci household’s net worth rivals $11 million. That includes $794,369 in gains for Dr. Fauci in the stock, bond, and money market portfolio during 2020. His total investment account was $8.4 million and his wife’s investments was another $2.1 million.
10. While NIH only gave OpenTheBooks.com a small portion of its redacted files on Dr. Fauci, U.S. Senator Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) forced the release of Fauci’s unredacted 2019 and 2020 financial disclosures. Marshall cited OpenTheBooks investigations.