Nomination period opens August 1 As you may know, the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement Board is comprised of seven members, two of whom are elected by the members of the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement System for four-year terms. Since the terms of our incumbent elected members expire later this year, the Board has scheduled an election for…

Read more Call for nominations–MTRS Board election to be held this fall

In an open letter to MassRetirees (the Retired State, County and Municipal Employees Association of Massachusetts), Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced his intention to file a “revised” bill in the summer of 2019 aimed at reforming the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). Like all public employees…

Read more Social Security WEP offset reform: Congressman Neal to file “revised” bill, summer 2019

Nomination papers to be available August 1 This fall, we will be conducting an election for our two elected members’ seats on the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement Board. The current incumbents are Jacqueline Gorrie, a retiree of the Taunton public schools, and Dennis J. Naughton, a retiree of the Millis public schools. Active and retired members…

Read more Board election to be held this fall for elected-member seats currently held by Jacqueline Gorrie and Dennis Naughton

At the end of 2018, Joseph Connarton retired as Executive Director of the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC). Throughout his 19-year tenure as Executive Director, Joe led PERAC with integrity and steadfast commitment to fair and impartial oversight of the Commonwealth’s public retirement systems. In January, after a public search process, John Parsons, PERAC…

Read more We congratulate two long-serving PERAC colleagues on their retirement