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The New Hampshire Retirement System plays an important role in the long-term economic security of the state’s public employees, teachers, police officers, and firefighters. For more than 50 years, we have been committed to providing secure retirement benefits and superior service.

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Upcoming Events

Nov 16

Investment Committee Meeting

9:00 AM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord , NH
Nov 28

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 11/28/18

2:00 PM | City of Laconia, 45 Beacon St E, Laconia , NH
Nov 28

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 11/28/18

3:30 PM | City of Laconia, 45 Beacon St E, Laconia , NH
Nov 29

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 11/29/18

4:30 PM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord , NH
Dec 05

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 12/5/18

4:30 PM | Nashua Teachers Union, 7C Taggart Drive, Nashua , NH
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What's New

NH Supreme Court Rules in Pension Benefits Case

10/14/2016
  • Legislation

The New Hampshire Supreme Court released a unanimous decision yesterday that upheld several changes to NHRS benefit provisions enacted by the Legislature in 2011.



NHRS Realizes 1.0% Return on Investments in Fiscal Year 2016

10/14/2016
  • NHRS

The New Hampshire Retirement System realized a 1.0% return on investments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.



NHRS 2018-19 Employer Contribution Rates

09/13/2016
  • Employers

The NHRS Board of Trustees has certified employer contribution rates for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. The Board’s action – mandated under state law (RSA 100-A:16, III.) – formalized the draft rates that were developed by Gabriel Roeder Smith & Company, the NHRS consulting actuary, in the biennial actuarial valuation for the year ending June 30, 2015. The new rates take effect on July 1, 2017, which marks the start of the 2018 fiscal year.



2016 New Hampshire Retirement System Legislative Roundup

06/24/2016
  • Legislation

Three bills related to RSA 100-A were enacted by the New Hampshire Legislature during the 2016 session and signed into law by the Governor. RSA 100-A is the statute governing the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS, the retirement system).



NHRS Trustees Lower Assumed Rate of Return

05/10/2016
  • Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Retirement System voted May 10, 2016, to adopt revised actuarial assumptions based on the results of a five-year experience study conducted by its consulting actuary. In a related vote, the Board voted to reduce the retirement system’s investment assumption, lowering the assumed rate of return from 7.75 percent to 7.25 percent.



NHRS Member Interest Rate for Calendar Year 2016

12/09/2015
  • Members

The NHRS member interest rate for calendar year 2016 will be 1.5 percent, per statute.This interest rate is applied to a member’s accumulated contributions on an annual basis.