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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.

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Sep 28

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 9/28/2016

3:00 PM | Hudson Community Center, 12 Lions Ave, Hudson, NH ,
Sep 28

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 9/28/16 (Contoocook)

3:30 PM | Hopkinton High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, NH 03229 ,
Sep 28

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 9/28/2016

4:30 PM | Hudson Community Center, 12 Lions Ave, Hudson, NH ,
Oct 04

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 10/4/16

2:00 PM | Jaffrey Fire Department, 138 Turnpike Road, Jaffrey, NH 03452 ,
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What's New

NHRS reponds to inaccurate news report

09/16/2016
  • NHRS

NHRS has submitted the following letter to the editor of The (Nashua) Telegraph to clarify incorrect information contained in a September 16 news article.



Member Annual Statements Available on My Account

09/15/2016
  • Members

Fiscal Year 2016 Member Annual Statements for all NHR members who are not yet retired have been posted to My Account, the retirement system’s secure online portal. The annual statement provides personal data about member accounts including service, wage, contribution, and beneficiary information.



Opening a Dialogue About Working After Retirement

09/07/2016
  • Employers
  • Retirees
  • Members

A letter from the Executive Director: There is an emerging trend involving some retirees and employers that bears watching. While it is not uncommon for some NHRS retirees to work part-time after retirement, we are seeing more and more highly paid individuals retiring from their full-time positions and returning to work "part-time" in the same position, or in similar positions with another employer. While some individual retirees and their employers are clearly benefiting from this practice, positions that were previously full-time, contributing NHRS positions are eliminated and the revenue coming in from both the member and the employer is lost.



NHRS Receives Awards for Financial Reporting

07/18/2016
  • 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.



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 Releases 2015 Annual Reports

12/22/2015
  • Summary CAFR
  • CAIR
  • CAFR

NHRS has released its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Summary Annual Financial Report, and Comprehensive Annual Investment Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.



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.