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We are the fiduciary for the Boston Retirement System, a governmental defined benefit plan.

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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Latest updates:
  • Biennial Affidavits were mailed out to all retirees and beneficiaries of retirees.  The Affidavit must be completed in full and returned to the Boston Retirement System by July 31, 2021.  August Retirement Checks will be suspended for any member who does not return their completed affidavit by this date.
  • On March 17, 2021, the federal government announced that the federal tax filing deadline will be moved from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. Therefore, May 17, 2021 will be the new deadline for disability retirees to submit their 2020 Annual Statement of Earned Income. Read the state memo.
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.

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.

Our 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:

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 2/25/2021 1/15/2024 Active
Daniel Greene 1/25/2021 3/13/2023 Active