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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.

What's New

NHRS 2024-25 Employer Contribution Rates

  • Employers

The NHRS Board of Trustees certified employer contribution rates for fiscal years 2024 and 2025 at its meeting on July 12, 2022. Employer contribution rates for the four membership classifications – Employee, Teacher, Police, and Fire – will decrease from the current rates beginning July 1, 2023.

NHRS 2022 Legislative Update

  • Retirees
  • Employers
  • Members

Seven bills related to RSA 100-A were enacted by the New Hampshire Legislature during the 2022 session and signed into law by the Governor.

HB 1535: Eligible Retirees to Receive One-time Payment of $500

  • Legislation
  • Retirees

Legislation enacted in 2022 will provide a one-time $500 payment to more than 23,000 eligible retirees or beneficiaries receiving a benefit from NHRS.

HB 1587: Average Final Compensation Calculation for Certain Group II Members

  • Members

Legislation enacted in 2022 will modify the calculation of compensation paid in excess of the full base rate of pay under the definition of Average Final Compensation for Group II (Police and Fire) members who commenced service prior to July 1, 2011, and who had not attained vested status prior to January 1, 2012.