City of Milwaukee pension en While Others Underfunded Pensions, Milwaukee Held Firm After more than two decades in city government, Bill Averill has a pretty impressive mental inventory of Milwaukee real estate. He started in the city assessor's office when he was 34, after leaving a private sector job that paid better but had no retirement benefits.<p>"That was one of the main reasons I went to work for the City of Milwaukee," he says. "And so I knew the pension at some time, way out in the future, would be a benefit to me."<p>Well, that future is now. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Erin Toner 14593 at While Others Underfunded Pensions, Milwaukee Held Firm Milwaukee Common Council Approves Pension Changes <p>The minimum service retirement age for new City of Milwaukee employees will be pushed back to 65 from its current age of 60 under pension changes approved by the Common Council. Wed, 22 May 2013 13:16:14 +0000 Bob Bach 3834 at