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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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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.

2015 Retiree Tax Documents Have Been Mailed

  • Retirees

Copies of 2015 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1099-R for New Hampshire Retirement System retirees and beneficiaries have been mailed. All retirees and beneficiaries will begin receiving paper copies of these important tax documents via U.S. Mail the week of January 25, 2016, however anyone wishing to get a jump on tax filing may print out their 1099-Rs immediately through My Account, the retirement system’s online portal.

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...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.

Doing What Makes Sense for Members and Retirees

  • Retirees
  • Members
  • Employers

At the New Hampshire Retirement System, the goal of regularly questioning what we do, and how we do it, is to become an even more efficient, customer-focused organization. Here is a quick look at a few of the things we’re doing to meet that challenge.

Moorehead Joins NHRS Board; Four Trustees Reappointed

  • Board of Trustees

Bruce Moorehead is the newest member of the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Retirement System. Moorehead, the administrator of the Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown, was nominated by Gov. Maggie Hassan to represent county employers on the NHRS Board. He was unanimously confirmed for a two-year term by the Executive Council on Aug. 5. In addition, four current Trustees were reappointed for two-year terms in July and August.