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

We are a fiduciary for Boston Retirement System by virtue of the City of Boston accepting the enactment of Massachusetts General laws Chapter 32 which governs Massachusetts' pensions.

Our board serves members and retirees of all City departments, the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the Boston Housing Authority, the Public Health Commission, and the Boston Water and Sewer Commission. We consist of:

  • two members elected by active and retired members of the system
  • the City Auditor as ex officio
  • one member appointed by the Mayor of Boston, and
  • one member who is elected by the other four members of the Board.

Learn more about our work

Boston Retirement System
1 City Hall Square
Room 816
Boston, MA 02201-2038
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Retirement System Board Meetings

We hold board meetings on the third Wednesday of every month, starting at 10 a.m.

Financials and Investments

Investment Consulting Services Request For Proposals

We request proposals from firms interested in providing investment consulting services for both General and Public Market Consulting and Private Markets Investment Consulting services (collectively, the “Investment Consulting Services”).

More specific descriptions of these services are set forth in Section III under the heading "Scope of Services."