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ROSE ABENDSTERN retired on 1997-12-31 at age 66 with a TYPE OF RETIREMENT of SA. Her last agency worked in was 1271, UNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS, and her total CREDITABLE SERVICE was 320700.00. Her AVERAGE SALARY was 49290.73, resulting in an ANNUAL PENSION of 46062.60 and a MONTHLY PENSION of 3838.55. In 2016, her TRANS NO was 32089089 and her PERSON ID was 150652.

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

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SA46062.601271320700.0049290.731997-12-31T00:00:00.000ROSEABENDSTERN20163208908966UNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS3838.55150652


  data:
    [
   {
      "type_of_retirement": "SA",
      "annual_pension": "46062.60",
      "agency_last_worked_in": "1271",
      "creditable_service": "320700.00",
      "average_salary": "49290.73",
      "date_of_retirement": "1997-12-31T00:00:00.000",
      "first_name": "ROSE",
      "last_name": "ABENDSTERN",
      "year": "2016",
      "trans_no": "32089089",
      "age_at_retirement": "66",
      "department_last_worked_in": "UNIV. OF MASS/BOSTON CAMPUS",
      "monthly_pension": "3838.55",
      "person_id": "150652"
   }
]

  keys:
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   "type_of_retirement",
   "annual_pension",
   "agency_last_worked_in",
   "creditable_service",
   "average_salary",
   "date_of_retirement",
   "first_name",
   "last_name",
   "year",
   "trans_no",
   "age_at_retirement",
   "department_last_worked_in",
   "monthly_pension",
   "person_id"
]
    

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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"
]