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  • John E. Potter

    Cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service still owes retired postmaster

    In a year when the U.S. Postal Service lost more than $5 billion, former Postmaster General John E. Potter still received more than a quarter-million dollars thanks to a hefty deferred-compensation package, a "lifetime achievement award" and a severance deal, records show.

  • **FILE** Incoming Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority CEO John E. Potter. (Bloomberg)

    Former postal chief to oversee airports

    John E. Potter was named to head the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on Wednesday, six months after finishing a decade-long stint overseeing the financially beleaguered U.S. Postal Service.

  • **FILE** Incoming Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority CEO John E. Potter. (Bloomberg)

    USPS to tie pay, bonuses to finances

    Outgoing U.S. Postmaster John E. Potter, who earned nearly a quarter-million dollars in incentive pay in 2010 on top of a $273,000 salary, is telling fellow Postal Service executives that from now on bonuses and salary increases will be tied to the agency's financial condition.

Postmaster General John E. Potter deserves $228,000 in incentive money because of his "extraordinary leadership during the difficult and unprecedented economic challenges of 2010," the Postal Service Board of Governors says.

    Retiring postmaster gets another big payday amid financial crisis

    Outgoing U.S. Postmaster General John E. Potter earned nearly $800,000 last year - an increase of more than $60,000 over the previous year - as the U.S. Postal Service faces the worst financial crisis in its history.

  • ** FILE ** U.S. Postmaster John E. "Jack" Potter. (Associated Press)

    Postal officials gave varying accounts of ex-executive's perks

    Records show that the U.S. postmaster general and his top officials gave investigators varying accounts about the decision to allow a top executive to retain his six-figure outside corporate jobs while working full time, earning more than $230,000 as president of shipping and mailing, for the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Bernstock

    Postal boss was not sent packing

    The former $232,500-per-year president of shipping and mailing for the U.S. Postal Service regularly worked on outside corporate business while in the office, even enlisting his postal staff to schedule meetings and arrange for his private travel, postal investigators have found.

  • Bernstock

    Postal boss moonlights for cash from corporations

    The financially troubled U.S. Postal Service pays Robert F. Bernstock a $232,500 salary to oversee its shipping and mailing division, but a little-known hiring provision allows the executive to earn even more money from outside corporate sources.

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