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Paul F. Anderson Jr., retired as a Correction Officer I in 2009 at the age of 53. His person ID is 277444, and he had accumulated 250102.00 hours of creditable service. His last agency of employment was 182, and his final department was CENTRAL RESEARCH - CORRECTION. His Trans No. is 59095785, and his annual pension for 2016 is $36147.48. His average salary was $65271.44, resulting in a monthly pension of $3012.29. The type of retirement benefit is CO.

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ALLPENSIONS null 2016-11-30T18:14:04.000Z Search

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277444250102.00CENTRAL RESEARCH - CORRECTION1825909578536147.482016ANDERSON JRPAUL2009-12-20T00:00:00.000CORRECTION OFFICER I65271.44533012.29COF
180916GREATER LAWRENCE REGIONAL 3853532120545.682016ANDERSON PAUL N 1990-06-29T00:00:00.000 1712.14
230757BROCKTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS 4915145469027.842016ANDERSON PAUL R 2012-06-30T00:00:00.000Teacher 5752.32
64339260827.00MASS BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE8351370442036648.362016ANDERSONPAUL1994-06-30T00:00:00.00056621.68603054.03SAD
312797230908.00DEPT. OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT9646662597441219.522016ANDERSONPAUL2008-04-10T00:00:00.000ADMINISTRATOR VI77173.74583434.96SAN
74141400410.00DEP9591579224669531.842016ANDERSONPAUL2013-05-10T00:00:00.000ADMINISTRATOR VII95200.82605794.32SAR


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      "annual_pension": "36147.48",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ANDERSON JR",
      "first_name": "PAUL",
      "date_of_retirement": "2009-12-20T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "CORRECTION OFFICER I",
      "average_salary": "65271.44",
      "age_at_retirement": "53",
      "monthly_pension": "3012.29",
      "type_of_retirement": "CO",
      "middle_initial": "F"
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      "annual_pension": "20545.68",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ANDERSON                      ",
      "first_name": "PAUL N                        ",
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      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ANDERSON                      ",
      "first_name": "PAUL R                        ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2012-06-30T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "Teacher             ",
      "monthly_pension": "5752.32"
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      "trans_no": "13704420",
      "annual_pension": "36648.36",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ANDERSON",
      "first_name": "PAUL",
      "date_of_retirement": "1994-06-30T00:00:00.000",
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      "age_at_retirement": "60",
      "monthly_pension": "3054.03",
      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "middle_initial": "D"
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      "age_at_retirement": "58",
      "monthly_pension": "3434.96",
      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "middle_initial": "N"
   },
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      "annual_pension": "69531.84",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ANDERSON",
      "first_name": "PAUL",
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      "title_at_retirement": "ADMINISTRATOR VII",
      "average_salary": "95200.82",
      "age_at_retirement": "60",
      "monthly_pension": "5794.32",
      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "middle_initial": "R"
   }
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    debug: columns: name:
    [
   "AGE AT RETIREMENT",
   "AGENCY LAST WORKED IN",
   "ANNUAL PENSION",
   "AVERAGE SALARY",
   "CREDITABLE SERVICE",
   "DATE OF RETIREMENT",
   "DEPARTMENT LAST WORKED IN",
   "FIRST NAME",
   "LAST NAME",
   "MIDDLE INITIAL",
   "MONTHLY PENSION",
   "PERSON ID",
   "TITLE AT RETIREMENT",
   "TRANS NO",
   "TYPE OF RETIREMENT",
   "YEAR"
]

    debug: columns: type:
    [
   "Calendar date",
   "Number",
   "Number",
   "Number",
   "Number",
   "Number",
   "Number",
   "Number",
   "Number",
   "Text",
   "Text",
   "Text",
   "Text",
   "Text",
   "Text",
   "Text"
]