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.

It is hereby determined that Francis E. Murphy III was the only candidate to have submitted valid nomination papers for election to the Cambridge Retirement Board.  Therefore, at the meeting of the Cambridge Retirement Board held on Monday, August 1, 2016, the Board voted to declare that Francis E. Murphy III be considered elected to the Cambridge Retirement Board and that no election shall be held.  His term will commence on October 1, 2016 and expire on September 30, 2019.  He will serve in all respects as though he had been elected by election.