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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

Jul 20

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 7/20/16

4:30 PM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord, NH ,
Jul 21

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 7/21/16

2:00 PM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord, NH ,
Aug 17

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 8/17/16

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

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

3:45 PM | Kenneth A Brett School, 881 Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH 03886 ,
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What's New

2016 New Hampshire Retirement System Legislative Roundup

  • 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

  • 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 Legislative Update at Crossover

  • Legislation

One bill related to the New Hampshire Retirement System was passed by the N.H. House of Representatives in 2016 and has crossed over to the N.H. Senate for further action. In addition, two bills were passed by the Senate and sent to the House. Crossover day, which was March 24 this year, is the deadline for all House bills to go to the Senate and all Senate bills to go to the House.

NHRS Releases 2015 Annual Reports

  • 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

  • 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'

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.