Member Annual Statements: NHRS Member Annual Statements will be available by the end of September 2016.

Welcome to NHRS

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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Upcoming Events

Aug 30

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 8/30/16

3:45 PM | Kenneth A Brett School, 881 Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH 03886 ,
Sep 14

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 9/14/16

2:00 PM | City of Claremont, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH 03742 ,
Sep 14

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 9/14/16

3:30 PM | City of Claremont, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH 03742 ,
Sep 20

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 9/20/16

3:30 PM | Hillsboro-Deering High School, 12 Hillcat Dr., Hillsborough, NH 03244 ,
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What's New

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.



NHRS...Now You Know: 'Fiduciary: A word worth knowing'

10/15/2015
  • Now You Know

In an effort to inform stakeholders and other interested parties, the 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, “Fiduciary: A word worth knowing,” deals with fiduciary responsibility.



NHRS Realizes 3.5% Return on Investments in Fiscal Year 2015

10/09/2015
  • Investments

NHRS realized a 3.5% return on investments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. The three-year, five-year, 10-year, and 20-year returns for the periods ended June 30, 2015, were 11.7%, 11.6%, 6.9%, and 7.8%, respectively.



Member Annual Statements Available on My Account

09/14/2015
  • Members

The Fiscal Year 2015 Member Annual Statements for all New Hampshire Retirement System 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.