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As of 2016, BRUCE ALICANDRO, with a PERSON ID of 173373, retired on 2001-09-28T00:00:00.000 at the age of 47 with the title of SOCIAL WORKER I. The TYPE OF RETIREMENT is OD. At the time of retirement, BRUCE worked in DEPARTMENT LAST WORKED IN, WESTBOROUGH STATE HOSPITAL, under AGENCY LAST WORKED IN, 1115. BRUCE's retirement benefits include an ANNUAL PENSION of 17050.44, a MONTHLY PENSION of 1420.87, CREDITABLE SERVICE of 160610.00, and an AVERAGE SALARY of 35952.92. The TRANS NO associated with this retirement is 36928662.

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OD17050.441115160610.0035952.92SOCIAL WORKER I2001-09-28T00:00:00.000BRUCEALICANDRO20163692866247WESTBOROUGH STATE HOSPITAL1420.87173373

      "type_of_retirement": "OD",
      "annual_pension": "17050.44",
      "agency_last_worked_in": "1115",
      "creditable_service": "160610.00",
      "average_salary": "35952.92",
      "title_at_retirement": "SOCIAL WORKER I",
      "date_of_retirement": "2001-09-28T00:00:00.000",
      "first_name": "BRUCE",
      "last_name": "ALICANDRO",
      "year": "2016",
      "trans_no": "36928662",
      "age_at_retirement": "47",
      "department_last_worked_in": "WESTBOROUGH STATE HOSPITAL",
      "monthly_pension": "1420.87",
      "person_id": "173373"





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