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Taunton is one of 104 public employee contributory retirement systems in Massachusetts. The retirement plan serves over 1,278city employees (excluding teachers) and over 947 retirees & survivors and is managed by a local retirement board consisting of five trustees.

The Taunton Retirement Board is responsible for maintaining approx. $393 million is pension assets for the City of Taunton's retirement system in compliance with Mass. General Laws Chapter 32. The Board's mission is to provide retirement benefits to plan participants and to safeguard the assets of the system. The retirement board is charged with the responsibility of prudently investing the pension assets to maximize the investment returns with the goal of becoming a fully funded system. The plan is a public employee contributory defined benefit plan first established in 1937.

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December 2022

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December 2022

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November 18, 2022

At a recent election of the Taunton Retirement Board held on November 10, 2022, incumbent board member Thomas A. Bernier won re-election to the five-member board with a total of 460 votes.  His two challengers were Zachary Sousa (Light Plant engineer) with 184 votes and Richard Calderon (Procurement officer) with 25 votes.  Bernier’s term is for three (3) years and will run from January 1, 2023 thru December 31, 2025.