Forms 1099R Have Been Mailed

On January 15, 2021 members and beneficiaries who receive a pension, retirement allowance, or survivor’s allowance from the Middlesex County Retirement System were mailed a Form 1099R. For general information about the taxation of your benefits, click here.  Please be aware, however, that the retirement office is not able to provide specific tax advice.  For additional assistance, our benefit recipients are encouraged to contact a tax consultant.

PERAC Audit Report

The Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission’s audit of the Middlesex County Retirement System is complete.  The final report for 2014-2018 is now available. 

2020 Fall Newsletter

The Fall 2020 Newsletter has been posted to the website.  Highlights of this issue include: the security of your benefits during the pandemic, a review of the System’s investment returns, a retirement checklist, social security update, and important information on service credit purchases.

COVID 19 Update – Document Drop-Off Only

Our priority continues to be public safety and the health of our members and staff.  The retirement office remains closed to the general public.  However, time sensitive materials may be hand-delivered to the office by appointment.   To schedule an appointment to drop off your paperwork, call 978-439-3000.  Visitors must follow all COVID-19 safety protocols required by the Commonwealth, including wearing a face covering.  

We remind our members that staff are available to assist you and to provide telephone retirement counseling.  Please email us at or call 978-439-3000.  Thank you for your understanding.

Notice of Fifth Member Position

The Middlesex County Retirement Board is accepting applications for the Fifth Member position for a five-year term commencing on December 17, 2020.  For additional information, please click here