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Congratulations to Income Research + Management – they will continue as our Fixed Income investment manager

Income Research + Management (IR+M) was one of the four managers interviewed today (April 12, 2018) from an initial pool of 31 submitted proposals. IR+M has been the manager of the Franklin Regional Retirement System’s fixed income allocation since 2003 … Continue reading

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Office possibly closed on March 2, 2018

There is a chance that the office will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 2, 2018 because of foul weather. Please call ahead if you want to check before you make the trip. 413.774.4837

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January 17, 2018 meeting canceled.

Due to weather considerations, the interviews tomorrow with fixed income managers has been canceled and rescheduled to April 11, 2018.

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Fixed Income managers to be interviewed January 17, 2018

Congratulations to the following firms which have been selected as fixed income finalists for the Franklin Regional Retirement System.   Presentations are scheduled from 8:30 to 10:30 am for January 17, 2018 at the retirement board’s office located at 278 Main Street, Suite 311, … Continue reading

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Office closed for severe weather June 19, 2017.

We are closed and have gone home before the severe weather hits (right at commute time). We also unplugged all our electronic equipment. We’ll be back tomorrow (6/20/2016) at 8:00 am. Stay safe.

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Retirees’ COLA July 1, 2017

Joseph E. Connarton, Executive Director Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission Dear Mr. Connarton: This letter is to inform you that at its February 22, 2017 meeting, the Board voted a retirees’ COLA of 3% beginning July 1, 2017. Also, at … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Asset Management chosen to manage SCC allocation

Aberdeen Asset Management has been chosen by the Franklin Regional Retirement Board to manage the retirement system’s small cap core investment allocation. Aberdeen was primarily chosen because the various measures of their performance were better than the other bidders. The … Continue reading

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Election results for December 2016

The Franklin Regional Retirement System concluded a regular election on December 12, 2016, that resulted in the election of Gabriele H. Voelker to the position of Fourth Member on the board for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2017 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Polen Capital – they are still our Large Cap Growth manager!

Polen Capital’s 3-year numbers lead the pack, so it was an easy decision for the Board of the Franklin Regional Retirement System to vote today (November 30, 2016) to go another 7 years with these fine folks. There were some very … Continue reading

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Small Cap Core managers to be interviewed January 18, 2017

Congratulations to the following firms which have been selected as small cap finalists for the Franklin Regional Retirement System.   Presentations are scheduled for January 18, 2017 at the retirement board’s office located at 278 Main Street, Suite 311, Greenfield, MA  01301. The … Continue reading

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