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Here today for your tomorrow

The New Hampshire Retirement System plays an important role in the long-term economic well-being of the state’s public employees, teachers, police officers, and firefighters.  NHRS strives to fulfill that responsibility through the professional management and administration of the pension trust fund.

Upcoming Events

Feb 10

Audit Committee Meeting

8:00 AM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord, NH ,
Feb 10

Board of Trustees Meeting

9:00 AM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord, NH ,
Feb 17

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 2/17/15

4:30 PM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord, NH ,
Mar 17

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 3/17/15

3:10 PM | Gilmanton Elementary School Gymnasium, 1386 NH RT 140, Gilmanton IW, NH ,
Mar 17

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 3/17/15

4:30 PM | Gilmanton Elementary School Gymnasium, 1386 NH RT 140, Gilmanton IW, NH ,
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What's New

NHRS addresses rumor regarding end-of-career payouts for members vested prior to January 1, 2012

01/28/2015
  • Members

NHRS has received numerous member inquiries in recent days regarding whether certain end-of-career payouts have been or will be excluded from the definition of Earnable Compensation for members who were vested prior to January 1, 2012.



NH Supreme Court Rules in Pension Case

01/17/2015
  • Legal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court released a unanimous decision earlier today upholding amendments to RSA 100-A – the law governing the New Hampshire Retirement System – enacted in 2007 and 2008 regarding cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) and the definition of “earnable compensation.” As a result of the decision, the legislative changes remain in effect.



NHRS launches redesigned website

01/05/2015
  • Retirees
  • Members
  • Employers

The New Hampshire Retirement System has launched a redesigned website. The new site features a fresh, modern look and updated navigation to enhance user experience. The website redesign is completely responsive so text and images are easily seen on a computer, tablet, or mobile device.



NH Supreme Court Rules in NHRS Contributions Case

12/10/2014
  • Legal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court released a unanimous decision earlier today finding that New Hampshire Retirement System members do not have a contractual right to a fixed contribution rate. The decision reversed a lower court ruling that the July 1, 2011, increase to member contribution rates enacted in House Bill 2 (Chapter 224, Laws of 2011) violated the contract clause of the state and federal constitutions for “vested” members with 10 or more years of creditable service in the retirement system on or before the effective date of the contribution increase.



N.H. Supreme Court to Hear HB 1645 Case

11/12/2014
  • Legal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Thursday (November 13, 2014) on the constitutionality of 2007-08 legislation that included several changes to RSA 100-A, the statute governing the New Hampshire Retirement System.



Supreme Court Issues Decision in Retiree Part-Time Case

09/30/2014
  • Legal

A decision issued today (September 30, 2014) by the New Hampshire Supreme Court does not change the statutory definition of part-time employment for New Hampshire Retirement System retirees working for NHRS participating employers.