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M PETER WRIGHT retired on 2008-07-29 with a PERSON ID of 157063. His last department worked in was NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS. His TRANS NO is 33454632 and his ANNUAL PENSION is 19635.60. The data is from the year 2016. His MONTHLY PENSION is 1636.30.

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157063NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 3345463219635.602016WRIGHT M PETER 2008-07-29T00:00:00.000 1636.30
197110NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 4198464351463.922016HAVILAND PETER 2007-09-22T00:00:00.000Teacher 4288.66
257905ADAMS-CHESHIRE REGIONAL SCHOOLS 5493397834594.562016BREEN PETER E 2015-06-30T00:00:00.000 2882.88
38402REVENUE817983954728.042016ADAMSPETER2014-07-31T00:00:00.000CHILD SUPP INVESTIGAT (A/B)4560.67

      "person_id": "157063",
      "department_last_worked_in": "NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS              ",
      "trans_no": "33454632",
      "annual_pension": "19635.60",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "WRIGHT                        ",
      "first_name": "M PETER                       ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2008-07-29T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "                    ",
      "monthly_pension": "1636.30"
      "person_id": "197110",
      "department_last_worked_in": "NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC SCHOOLS              ",
      "trans_no": "41984643",
      "annual_pension": "51463.92",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "HAVILAND                      ",
      "first_name": "PETER                         ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2007-09-22T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "Teacher             ",
      "monthly_pension": "4288.66"
      "person_id": "257905",
      "department_last_worked_in": "ADAMS-CHESHIRE REGIONAL SCHOOLS         ",
      "trans_no": "54933978",
      "annual_pension": "34594.56",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "BREEN                         ",
      "first_name": "PETER E                       ",
      "date_of_retirement": "2015-06-30T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "                    ",
      "monthly_pension": "2882.88"
      "person_id": "38402",
      "creditable_service": "390508.00",
      "department_last_worked_in": "REVENUE",
      "agency_last_worked_in": "158",
      "trans_no": "8179839",
      "annual_pension": "54728.04",
      "year": "2016",
      "last_name": "ADAMS",
      "first_name": "PETER",
      "date_of_retirement": "2014-07-31T00:00:00.000",
      "title_at_retirement": "CHILD SUPP INVESTIGAT (A/B)",
      "average_salary": "76300.40",
      "age_at_retirement": "62",
      "monthly_pension": "4560.67",
      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "middle_initial": "J"





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