Ben Sommers
DAS - Planning & Evaluation
Observations
  • Millionaire
Estimated Net Worth
  • estimated net worth
    $2.0 M - $3.3 M
Salary
  • salary
    Unknown

Financial Disclosure Details - OGE Form 278e (01/21/2022)

Positions Held Outside United States Government

#
Organization
City
Position
To
1
Boston, Massachusetts
Professor
Present
2
Boston, Massachusetts
Physician / Professor
1/2021
3
Springfield, Illinois
Consultant
1/2021
4
Chicago, Illinois
Journal Editor
1/2021

Employment Assets & Income and Retirement Accounts

#
Description
Value
Income Type
Income Amount
1
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Salary
$10,730
2
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Salary/Bonus
$2,736
3
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Salary
$4,461
4
Health Research & Educational Trust
Salary
$192
5
Fidelity Roth IRA
5.1
Fidelity Total Market Index Fund (FSKAX)
$15,001 - $50,000
None (or less than $201)
5.2
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index fund (VTSAX)
$15,001 - $50,000
None (or less than $201)
6
Brigham & Women's Hospital 403b
6.1
Fidelity Total Market Index Fund (FSKAX)
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
6.2
Vanguard Inst. Target Retirement 2045 Fund (VITLX)
$1,001 - $15,000
None (or less than $201)

Employment Agreements and Arrangements

#
Employer Or Party
City
Status And Terms
Date
1
Boston, Massachusetts
Unpaid leave of absence, up to 2 years. Employer will not pay salary or make retirement contributions.
1/2021
2
Boston, Massachusetts
I will continue to participate in this defined contribution plan. The plan sponsor will not make further contributions after my separation.
7/2010
3
Boston, Massachusetts
I will continue to participate in this defined contribution plan. The plan sponsor will not make further contributions after my separation.
7/2010
4
Boston, Massachusetts
Leave of absence.
2/2021

Sources of Compensation Exceeding $5,000 in a Year

#
Source
City
Duties
Nothing reported in this section

Spouse's Employment Assets & Income and Retirement Accounts

#
Description
Value
Type
Amount
1
Harvard Medical School (University)
salary
2
Brigham & Women's Hospital (Academic Medical Center)
salary
3
Spouse's Roth IRA
3.1
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund - Adm. (VTSAX)
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
4
Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center 403b plan
4.1
Vanguard Inst. Index Fund (VINIX)
$15,001 - $50,000
None (or less than $201)
5
Brigham & Women's Hospital Staff Retirement plan
5.1
Vanguard Inst. Target Retirement 2045
$15,001 - $50,000
None (or less than $201)
6
Harvard University TIAA plan
6.1
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund
$15,001 - $50,000
None (or less than $201)

Other Assets and Income

#
Description
Value
Type
Amount
1
Discover Bank Savings Account
$50,001 - $100,000
Interest
$201 - $1,000
2
Discover Bank CDs (x3)
$100,001 - $250,000
Interest
$2,501 - $5,000
3
Cambridge Savings Bank - Checking Account
$50,001 - $100,000
None (or less than $201)
4
Treasury Direct Savings Bonds
$15,001 - $50,000
$201 - $1,000
5
Massachusetts Fidelity 529 Plan #1
5.1
MA Portfolio 2030 (Fidelity Index)
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
6
Massachusetts Fidelity 529 Plan #2
6.1
MA Portfolio 2033 (Fidelity Index)
$100,001 - $250,000
None (or less than $201)
7
Rental Income (former Massachusetts residence)
Over $1,000,000
Rent or Royalties
$15,001 - $50,000

Transactions

#
Description
Type
Date
Amount
Nothing reported in this section

Liabilities

#
Creditor
Amount
Incurred
Term
1
Navient
$10,001 - $15,000
2005
30 years
2
Cambridge Savings Bank
$500,001 - $1,000,000
2020
20 years

Gifts and Travel Reimbursements

#
Source Name
City
Description
Value
Nothing reported in this section

Endnotes

Section
#
Description
1
1
On unpaid Leave of Absence
1
2
On unpaid Leave of Absence (through Harvard)

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