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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 50 years, we have been committed to providing secure retirement benefits and superior service.

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NHRS Thwarts Unauthorized Attempt to Divert Pension Payments for 45 Retirees

08/01/2017
  • NHRS
  • Retirees
  • Members

NHRS recently learned that an unknown party established online accounts on “My Account,” the retirement system’s member and retiree web portal, in early July in an attempt to re-route pension payments of 45 retirees to a financial institution called Green Dot Bank. We identified this attempted re-direction of funds well before July pension payments were issued, and no payments were diverted.



NHRS 2017 Legislative Update

07/10/2017
  • Legislation

Three bills related to RSA 100-A were enacted by the New Hampshire Legislature during the 2017 session and signed into law by the Governor. RSA 100-A is the statute governing NHRS. All three bills deal with administrative issues and do not impact contributions or pension benefit formulas.



NHRS ... Now You Know: The bottom line on alternatives

07/10/2017
  • Investments

In an effort to inform stakeholders and other interested parties, the New Hampshire Retirement System has developed “NHRS … Now You Know,” a series of issue briefs designed to provide plain talk about some of the major topics concerning the retirement system. The latest issue brief, “The bottom line on alternatives,” is now available.



NHRS Receives Awards for Financial Reporting

06/26/2017
  • Summary CAFR
  • CAFR

NHRS has again been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its annual financial reports.



No Cost-of-Living Adjustment Granted by Legislature in 2017

06/23/2017
  • Retirees

The New Hampshire Legislature did not authorize a 2016 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for eligible retirees or their eligible beneficiaries. As a result, annual pension benefits will remain at current levels.



Employer Alert: Reporting and Payment Penalties

05/08/2017
  • Employer Notices

NHRS is providing updated guidance regarding the assessment of employer interest penalties for late or inaccurate reporting of active member data and/or late contribution payments.