Welcome to the City of Cambridge Retirement System

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.

Due to ongoing construction near our office, parking is currently limited.  Please check our directions page for information about how to navigate around our building.

An election is to be held on September 26, 2016 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 October 1, 2016.

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.