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.

The Cambridge Retirement Board has issued two RFPs for investment managers.

The Cambridge Contributory Retirement Board (“Board”) is considering an allocation to a passive large cap value equity portfolio.  The mandate size for the search will be approximately $80 million. The selected manager(s) must be familiar and comply with Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 32 and Chapter 176 and all applicable investment guidelines administrated by PERAC. Also, the selected firm(s) must be willing to complete supplemental disclosures and certification documents required by PERAC.