North Attleboro (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for an investment consultant, confirmed Debra Bush, executive secretary. The $50 million system's current consultant is Advest Custom Consulting, which has been purchased by Merrill Lynch and will no longer provide consulting services for public pension plans, Ms. Bush said. Warren Mulhern, senior consultant at Advest, and Megan Frank, a Merrill Lynch spokeswoman, were not available for comment.
The RFP is available by contacting Ms. Bush at (508) 699-0119. Proposals are due at 4 p.m. EST March 10; fund officials have not set a timeline for making a selection.