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Hingham Massachusetts, Incorporated 1635, History & Pride

Town Government &


Departments: Retirement Board

210 Central StreetRet
Hingham, MA 02043-2758
Phone 781-804-2478
FAX 781-804-2444
Hours of Operation:
M-W-Th 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tues 8:30am-7:00pm
Fri 8:30am-1:00pm
Contact Us

Retirement Board

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

Appointed Member:
Charles J. Cristello
Occupation: Retired Town Manager
Term:7/1/2015 - 6/30/2018

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:
James P. Costello
Occupation: Retired Labor Representative
Term: 6/23/2015 - 6/22/2018

Staff Members:
Nancy Hutt, Administrator

Active Members: 762
Retired Members: 309
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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