COVID POLICY:

If you need to visit, we request that you make an appointment so that we can properly manage the occupancy rates.

Please note the Office is closed for Observance of the Holidays:

  • Independence Day - July 05, 2021
  • Labor Day - September 06, 2021
  • Columbus Day - October 11, 2021
  • Veterans Day - November 11, 2021
  • Thanksgiving - November 25, 2021
  • Christmas - December 24, 2021

The Brockton Retirement System (BRS) 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.

Member units are the City of Brockton, Brockton Housing Authority, Brockton Redevelopment Authority and the Brockton Area Transit Authority.  Membership in the Brockton Retirement System is mandatory for all full-time employees. The system represents approximately 1,775 active and 1,280 retired members.

Our office is at 1322 Belmont Street, Suite 101 Brockton, MA  02301. Our telephone number is 508-580-7847 and fax 508-559-0559.  For more information, please contact us.

The Board requests email addresses from active employees and retirees in the event of special communication requirements. Please submit your information to us by clicking here.

 

07-14-2021

The Brockton Retirement Board, voted to accept Local Option MGL c. 32 s 103 j, and the Brockton City Councilors supported that vote.  Therefore, effective on your Pension check for end of month July 2021, if you are eligible for the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) this will be based on the first $13,000 of your retirement allowance.  In July of 2022, this threshold will increase by $1,000 and the COLA will be applied to the first $14,000 of your retirement allowance.