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In 2016, the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System reports that Janet T. Woodruff, with a pension ID of 195656, retired from the North Adams Public Schools in 1995 (date 1995-09-05T00:00:00.000) with a title of "unspecified" at the time of retirement. Her annual pension is $26,154.72, which is paid out monthly at a rate of $2,179.56. Her pension transaction number is 41674941.

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195656NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 4167494126154.722016WOODRUFF JANET T 1995-09-05T00:00:00.000 2179.56
160328NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 3415007750221.322016TAFT JANET 2005-06-30T00:00:00.000Teacher 4185.11
160339NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 3415242049523.402016ROGGE JANET 2005-09-08T00:00:00.000Teacher 4126.95
224108NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 4773521753901.842016LICHTENBERG JANET A 2011-06-30T00:00:00.000Teacher 4491.82
209048NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 4452743728842.842016HUNTINGTON JANET M 2012-06-30T00:00:00.000Other 2403.57
432126PUBLIC COUNSEL SERVICES9204305110795.802016ADAMSJANET2013-09-13T00:00:00.000ADMIN ASSISTANT III-CPC899.65

      "person_id": "195656",
      "department_last_worked_in": "NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS              ",
      "trans_no": "41674941",
      "annual_pension": "26154.72",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "WOODRUFF                      ",
      "first_name": "JANET T                       ",
      "date_of_retirement": "1995-09-05T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "                    ",
      "monthly_pension": "2179.56"
      "person_id": "160328",
      "department_last_worked_in": "NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS              ",
      "trans_no": "34150077",
      "annual_pension": "50221.32",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "TAFT                          ",
      "first_name": "JANET                         ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2005-06-30T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "Teacher             ",
      "monthly_pension": "4185.11"
      "person_id": "160339",
      "department_last_worked_in": "NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS              ",
      "trans_no": "34152420",
      "annual_pension": "49523.40",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ROGGE                         ",
      "first_name": "JANET                         ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2005-09-08T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "Teacher             ",
      "monthly_pension": "4126.95"
      "person_id": "224108",
      "department_last_worked_in": "NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS              ",
      "trans_no": "47735217",
      "annual_pension": "53901.84",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "LICHTENBERG                   ",
      "first_name": "JANET A                       ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2011-06-30T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "Teacher             ",
      "monthly_pension": "4491.82"
      "person_id": "209048",
      "department_last_worked_in": "NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS              ",
      "trans_no": "44527437",
      "annual_pension": "28842.84",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "HUNTINGTON                    ",
      "first_name": "JANET M                       ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2012-06-30T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "Other               ",
      "monthly_pension": "2403.57"
      "person_id": "432126",
      "creditable_service": "100015.00",
      "department_last_worked_in": "PUBLIC COUNSEL SERVICES",
      "agency_last_worked_in": "860",
      "trans_no": "92043051",
      "annual_pension": "10795.80",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ADAMS",
      "first_name": "JANET",
      "date_of_retirement": "2013-09-13T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "ADMIN ASSISTANT III-CPC",
      "average_salary": "41731.56",
      "age_at_retirement": "69",
      "monthly_pension": "899.65",
      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "middle_initial": "B"





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