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Hingham Massachusetts, Incorporated 1635, History & Pride

Town Government &


Departments: Retirement Board

210 Central StreetRet
Hingham, MA 02043-2758
Phone 781-741-1478
FAX 781-804-2444
Hours of Operation:
M-W-Th 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tues 8:30am-7:00pm
Fri 8:30am-1:00pm
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Retirement Board

Ex Officio Member:
Susan M. Nickerson
Position: Town Accountant

Appointed Member:
Ted. C. Alexiades
Occupation: Town Administrator
Term:2/8/2011 - 6/26/2016

Elected Member:
William Powers
Department: Fire
Term: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017

Elected Member:
Jean Montgomery
Department: Treasurer/Collector
Term: 7/30/2013 - 7/29/2016

Appointed Member:
Henry F. G. Wey, III
Occupation: Retired
Term: 6/22/ 2012 - 6/21/2015

Staff Members:
Nancy Hutt, Administrator

Active Members: 635
Retired Members: 275
Board Meets: Last Tuesday of the month, 10:00 a.m.

News and Announcements:

Frequently Asked Questions has been added to assist members seeking basic information on their pension benefits and our retirement system

Members Newsletter Spring '15 PDF

Pension Reform Information Sheet (August, 2012)

House Bill H00035: An Act Providing for Additional Pension Reform and Benefits Modernization. (Jan. 2011)

Social Security: Explaining Benefits for Hingham Employees

Mass. Retirement Guide
For members prior to 4/2/2012
For members on or after 4/2/2012

PERAC Guide to Disability Retirement

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2013 Annual Report

There are 105 contributory retirement systems within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These systems have accepted the provisions of Sections 1-28 (contributory sections), Chapter 32, Massachusetts General Laws.  As a result of this acceptance, all systems, although operating independently, are bound together under one uniform retirement law.

The Annual Report for 2013 contains the system’s financial statements as well as membership statistics listing new members enrolled, members that were retired and members who died in 2013. 

Ted Alexiades, Chairman & Appointed Member
Susan M. Nickerson, Ex-Officio Member
Eileen A. McCracken, Elected Member
Jean M. Montgomery, Elected Member
Henry F.G. Wey, III, Appointed Member