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Our board serves members and retirees of all City of Boston departments, the Boston Planning & Development Agency, the Boston Housing Authority, the Public Health Commission, and the Boston Water and Sewer Commission.

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Retirement Board - Fifth Member vacancy

The Trustees of the Boston Retirement Board seek an individual to fill the position of Fifth Member for a three-year term, commencing January 15, 2021. Learn more about the vacancy.

1 City Hall Square
Room 816
Boston, MA 02201-2038
Temporary COVID-19 hours
City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost of living increase

The COLA increase for those eligible is in the July 2020 check. The COLA effective July 1, 2020, is 3 percent on the first $14,000. For those reaching this maximum, this translates to an extra $35 per month. Others whose pension is less than $14,000 per year will have smaller COLA increases.

Upcoming meetings

Upcoming meetings
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Jan 20

Boston Retirement System meeting

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Feb 24

Boston Retirement System meeting

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Mar 17

Boston Retirement System meeting

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Apr 28

Boston Retirement System meeting

2020 Retirement Board meetings

When and where

The Boston Retirement Board holds its monthly meetings on either the third or fourth Wednesday of the month.

Xổ số miền bắc xổ số miền namOur meetings start at 10 a.m. The meetings take place in Room 716 of Boston City Hall.

Standard agenda
  1. Convene meeting (introduction of members and guests)
  2. Administrative session minutes of previous board meeting
  3. Outstanding and ongoing administrative issues
  4. Outstanding and ongoing investment issues
  5. Outstanding and ongoing financial issues
  6. Outstanding and ongoing operations issues
  7. Outstanding and ongoing legal issues
  8. Adjourn

Meeting minutes

Meeting minutes

Commission Info

Total Seats:
We have openings:

Current members

Member Appointed Expires Status
Michael W. McLaughlin 10/1/2020 9/30/2023 Active
Michael D. O'Reilly 10/1/2020 9/30/2023 Active
Maureen Joyce 7/18/2019 Active
Thomas Jackson 1/24/2018 1/15/2021 Active
Daniel Greene 4/20/2018 3/13/2020 Holdover