Today, Deputy US Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein is making headlines because he believes that Pres. Donald Trump plans to fire him in the near future. Rosenstein is best known for his work in appointing special counsel Robert Muller to investigate Trump and Russia connections..Image Credit: United States Department of Justice
So what is Rod Rosenstein net worth in 2018? What are Rod Rosenstein’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Rosenstein attended Harvard Law school and graduated in 1989 before he became a law clerk and then a fellow at the school in later years. After doing a clerkship, Rosenstein became part of the Department of Justice and worked under several different attorneys.
In fact, at the time he worked indirectly under Robert Muller. He worked for several years as an attorney before he got promoted to Deputy Assistant Attorney General he then became a US attorney where he argued cases for the government.
He spent several years doing this in the District Court of Maryland before being nominated to become a judge on his Court of Appeals. Unfortunate, he was not confirmed to that role because of the location where he lived.
Several years later, Donald Trump came into power and fired almost all of the US attorneys around the country. Nevertheless, he rehired Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General, and Rosenstein was confirmed almost unanimously.
Rosenstein will be best known for appointing Robert Muller after Atty. Gen. Jeff sessions had to recuse himself from the Russia investigation because he had not told the truth about connections that he had with Russians before the election.
As of 2017, Rosenstein has mostly divested of his of all of his major holdings. He continues to have small amounts under $15,000 in retirement accounts and employer’s asset accounts.
Separately, he has multiple fidelity accounts worth up to $50,000 each and multiple life insurance accounts worth up to $15,000 each he has a mortgage of up to $500,000 with Citibank and a second mortgage home equity line of credit with Maryland State employees credit union for up to $250,000.
As Deputy Attorney General, he makes around $200,000 each year.
In all, we estimate Rod Rosenstein net worth in 2018 at $1 million.