NHRS Mission, Vision, and Values

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 meet this responsibility through a commitment to our mission, vision, and values.


To provide secure retirement benefits and superior service.


NHRS will fulfill our role as fiduciary of the trust and deliver retirement benefits to our members and beneficiaries through a commitment to value, innovation and excellence.  


Security – Providing promised benefits and guarding the confidentiality of personal information.

Excellence – Striving to exceed expectations through innovation, accountability, and teamwork.

Respect – By recognizing the uniqueness and importance of our stakeholders, our co-workers, and ourselves, we foster collaboration and cooperation.

Value – Committing to be a trusted and effective fiduciary by always acting in the best interest of our membership. 

Integrity – Acting in an ethical, honest, and professional manner in all our interactions.

Communication – Providing responsive, accurate, and timely information to our stakeholders.

Empathy – Being aware of the feelings of others and how our actions affect them enables us to be responsive to the needs of all we encounter.