It can be difficult to pinpoint how much the unclaimed property is in each state because the amount is constantly in flux with the property being claimed each day and other property being reported. However, there is currently more than $2 billion in unclaimed property in Massachusetts. Of course, the people of Massachusetts may be entitled to a lot more unclaimed property since they may also have unclaimed assets in nationwide locations or other states. When looking at the United States as a whole, there is a massive amount of unclaimed property available. According to the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA), a nationwide organization devoted to caring for unclaimed property, around $42 billion in unclaimed property in the United States.
Massachusetts operates an unclaimed money finder at www.findmassmoney.com: The state database has information for all of Massachusetts’ fourteen counties: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester. Therefore, you only need to run a single search to search the entire state.