About Us

The Massachusetts Public Employee Pension Plan is a 401(a) Defined Benefit Plan established by MGL Chapter 32 and further regulated by the Commonwealth's Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC).   MGL Chapter 32 is administered by the State Retirement Board (SRB) for State employees, by the Mass Teachers Retirement Board (MTRB) for all Massachusetts teachers, and is administered by a regional or local retirement system for county or regional employees, municipal employees and employees of local districts and authorities.

The Hampshire County Retirement System (HCRS) administers a Regional Massachusetts Public Employee Pension Plan for the local government employers within the boundaries of Hampshire County (except for the cities of Northampton and Easthampton).