Staff

 

Charles E. Kostro
Executive Director

Chuck Kostro is the Executive Director of the Essex Regional Retirement System and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization.  For a complete biography of Mr. Kostro please click here.  You can contact Chuck Kostro at (978) 739-9151, x105, or via email.

Scott Provensal
Director of Finance

Scott Provensal is the Director of Finance and is responsible for the accounting and financial management of the retirement system. He can be contacted for any finance or accounting questions. Scott is also responsible for the monthly pension payroll. Please contact Scott regarding any benefit payroll issues you may have, including direct deposit and health insurance deduction questions.  Scott's phone number is  (978) 739-9151, x123, and his email is sprovensal@essexrrs.org.

Traci Masterson
Membership Coordinator

Traci Masterson is the ERRS Membership Coordinator and is responsible for the management of member's annuity savings accounts. If you have a question about your membership eligibility or your annuity account, or if you would like to receive a refund or rollover your funds, please contact Traci. Her phone number is (978) 739-9151, x121, or she can be reached via email.

Michael Nicolazzo
Retirement Counselor

This position is one of ERRS' retirement counselors. The position provides retirement counseling service to ERRS members and processes disability applications. The position also handles the purchase of prior non-membership or refunded service by ERRS members.  You can contact Michael at (978) 739-9151, x103, or via email at mnicolazzo@essexrrs.org.

Katherine Carleton
Retirement Counselor

Kathy Carleton is one of ERRS' retirement counselors. Kathy provides retirement counseling service to ERRS members and processes disability applications. Kathy also handles the purchase of prior non-membership or refunded service by ERRS members. If you are interested in filing a retirement application, receiving a retirement estimate, or purchasing service, please do not hesitate to contact Kathy. Kathy's phone number is (978) 739-9151, x104, or send email.

Pamela J. Lynch
Administrative Assistant

Pam Lynch is the Administrative Assistant for ERRS. Pam provides general office administrative support services to the Board and staff of the retirement system. Pam is also responsible for depositing payments made to ERRS, for the enrollment of new members, and for greeting visitors to the retirement system offices. Pam's phone number is (978) 739-9151, extension 101 or she can be reached via email.