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The Cambridge Retirement System (CRS) is one of 106 contributory retirement systems in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  The Retirement System, governed by a five member board, is subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 32.

The CRS´s members are actively working for the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Housing Authority, Cambridge Public Health Commission and Cambridge Redevelopment Authority or are retired from one of the above entities.  Membership in the Cambridge Retirement System is mandatory for nearly all half-time and full-time employees.

Our office at 100 CambridgePark Drive, Suite 101, is open on Monday from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm and on Friday from 8:30 am to Noon.  Our telephone number is 617-868-3401.  For more information, please see our contact listing.

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The Cambridge Retirement Board regrets to announce that Brad Tenney, an elected member of the Board, will resign effective June 1, 2014.  Due to his resignation, an election is to be held on July 21, 2014 for the purpose of electing a member or retiree of the Cambridge Retirement System to serve on the Cambridge Retirement Board for a term of three (3) years, said term to commence on August 1, 2014.

All holding membership in the Cambridge Retirement System may qualify as a candidate by filing with the Cambridge Retirement Board a nomination paper containing the signatures and addresses of at least twenty (20) members and/or retirees of this system.

The nomination papers must be filed on or before 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 22, 2014.  Nomination papers may be obtained at the Cambridge Retirement Office located at 100 CambridgePark Drive, Suite 101, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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