While many municipalities and charities lost fortunes when a financial fund orchestrated by Wall Street kingpin Bernard Madoff collapsed, Bristol didn't lose a penny.
City Comptroller Glenn Klocko said that Bristol didn't have any funds invested with Madoff, whom federal prosecutors accuse of fraud.
Though Bristol's pension funds have taken a hit because of the stock market's nosedive after Labor Day, it still has more than $400 million, enough to pay off all of its anticipated future obligations.
The city's pension investments had reached a high of about $550 million earlier in the year.
The town of Fairfield lost $42 million that it had invested with Madoff, 18 percent of the money it had set aside for future pension payments.*******
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