Retirement Board


  • 10:00 a.m.
  • Monthly (date varies by month)
  • Mayor's Conference Room
    1st Floor of City Hall
    Room 128

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Denise M. Merriam, Elected Member Board Chairperson, Retired Principal Clerk and Secretary DPW
    Term Expires: June 30, 2026
  • John Richard, Ex Officio Member, City Auditor
  • Kevin McInerney, Mayor's Appointment, Sales Consultant
  • Robert W Newton, Elected Member, Retired Firefighter
    Term Expires: June 30, 2026
  • Neil W Janssens, Board Appointment 5th Member, Retired Electrician
    Term Expires: January 1, 2024


The Gardner Retirement Board is committed to the professional, prudent, and efficient administration of the Gardner Contributory Retirement System.


The Gardner Contributory Retirement System manages the pensions for City of Gardner and Gardner Housing Authority retirees pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 32. The system has assets of approximately $50,000,000 invested in the PRIT Fund.

More Information

Direct inquiries may be made to:

Gardner Retirement Board

City Hall

95 Pleasant Street

Room 17

95 Pleasant StreetGardner, MA 01440

You can also find info at the Gardner Contributory Retirement website.